The Fender juggernaut has just released two more pedals targeted at bass and acoustic guitar players: the Trapper Bass Distortion and the Acoustic Preverb.
UK Guitar Amp Gurus Blackstar have just announced the ‘Unity Elite’ line of bass amps. A 700-watt head combined with the range of 3 cabinets brings the Blackstar bass offering into the gigging realm. Forward-thinking features and clean aesthetics instantly make you take this line
Blackstar have released a new MIDI/USB Foot controller and it’s unexpectedly awesome. Foot controllers aren’t something musicians get excited about often but this one manages to get a lot of things right (including the sub $300 AUD price) and it genuinely fills a niche in
Darkglass Electronics have a nifty new device on the shelves that looks like a handy little box of tone for the home jam session. It packs 5 speaker cabinet simulations (customisable through their Darkglass Suite app), two headphone outputs, a balanced XLR output, auxiliary TRS
Having the Source Audio Collider for a week has been a blast, it’s without a doubt one of the nicest sounding pedals of its kind out there. Impressive specs and numbers are one thing, but the sound is obviously most important — and it absolutely
If you’ve been tuned into Noisegate for a little while, you’ll know our resident bass guitar contributor Steve is a huge fan of the Source Audio C4 Synth pedal (check out his insane dnb workout from a few months back), touting it’s incredible quality and
Effects pedals that utilise DSP (digital signal processor) chips are nothing new, but their power in the last 2 decades has significantly increased and we’ve seen a number of guitar pedal builders start to actually mention specific DSP chips in their specs. But what’s it
The Source Audio C4 allows you to edit and upload patches from the ‘Neuro’ app. Stack up to 4 voices to create your own patch. And the Roland TR-808 drum machine was one of Roland’s first fully programmable drum machines, manufactured in the early 1980s.
In this, the 3rd and final part of our Blackstar Tone Series Steve uses the handy USB out of the UNITY 250 and lays down a quick slap line on the ‘Modern’ channel using the Spector Euro 5 LT bass guitar.