With a decidedly unique design, this cool and quirky short-scale bass appears to have the answer. The PG Nordstrand Acinonyx review.


Recorded direct using PreSonus FireStudio and PreSonus Studio One 3.
Clip 1: Both pickups engaged. Flat EQ.
Clip 2: Bridge pickup soloed. Flat EQ.
Clip 3: Neck pickup soloed. Tone rolled off.
 

Ratings

Pros:
Modern-meets-vintage design. Fast neck. Multiple tones on tap.

Cons:
Would have liked one of the EQ buttons to be a mid or high boost.

Street:
$839

Nordstrand Acinonyx
nordstrandaudio.com


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The PG DSM Noisemaker Sub Atomic review.


Recorded direct with a Yamaha BBP34 using PreSonus FireStudio and PreSonus Studio One 3.
Clip 1: Master at 9 o’clock, blend at noon, dry gain at 2 o’clock, tone at 2 o’clock, drive voice in middle position (mid bump), and SUB LPF at 1 Khz
Clip 2: Master at 9 o’clock, blend at 100 percent wet, dry gain at 2 o’clock, tone at 9 o’clock, drive voice in left position (flat), and SUB LPF at 100 Hz
 

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Pros:
Sharp, modern tone options.

Cons:
Sharp, modern tone options—if that’s not your thing. The knobs were a touch loose-feeling.

Street:
$159

DSM Noisemaker Sub Atomic X-Over CMOS Bass Drive
dsmnoisemaker.com


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The PG Seamoon FX Funk Machine review.


Recorded direct using PreSonus FireStudio and PreSonus Studio One 3.
Clip 1: Miles passive short-scale bass - sub-drop setting - frequency maxed, blend maxed, filter off, volume maxed.
Clip 2: Miles passive short-scale bass - wet-drop setting - frequency 11 o’clock, blend noon, filter 2 o’clock, volume 4 o’clock.
Clip 3: ‘75 reissue Fender Jazz - drippy drop setting -frequency noon, blend 1 o’clock, filter 2 o’clock, volume 3 o’clock.
 

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Pros:
Great range of tones.

Cons:
Internal preamp’s trim pot for gain could be a pain to adjust on the fly when using multiple instruments or settings.

Street:
$199

Seamoon FX Funk Machine
seamoonfx.com


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