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The most interesting and unusual axes from Europe's biggest gear show.


Some of the coolest bass gear we saw at the show was from Bassline Basses. Their Buster Re:belle 4-string features aesthetics simultaneously reminiscent of a Rickenbacker and audiophile gear. The body is made from 15-year-old elm, and the 1-piece neck is made of European hornbeam. Controls include a series-parallel toggle, push-push volume for passive or active operation, and tone and balance knobs.

A 2x2 USB-C audio interface for macOS, iOS, and Windows, designed to kickstart any music or content creation project in the studio or on the go.

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The Hosa MPA-149 Mic Preamp provides an immediate 26dB’s of gain with a -97dBu signal-to-noise ratio, giving users a clean and immediate gain boost for louder, clearer microphone performance.
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The Deluxe Atlantic Baritone and Deluxe SS Baritone were designed to offer exceptional comfort and vivid, articulate tone—unmistakably different from most baritone offerings.

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