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.
Here’s the second instalment of our Blackstar Unity ‘Tone Series’ using the ‘Classic’ channel on the Unity 30 bass amp. This channel strives to reproduce more of a vintage EQ with a valve-like growl.
Over the next few weeks, we’ll be delving into the Blackstar Unity Bass range with our very own “Tone Series’. Here with the help of the Unity 30, Steve has dialled in a gritty drive tone utilizing the Overdrive channel which sounds great with a
In these unprecedented times, lots of us are being forced to lockdown or self-isolate in some form. While it might feel like we’re all living in a crazy sci-fi film, we can make the most of this challenging situation and take the opportunity to make
Noisegate took a minute to talk gear, influences and future plans with Olivier Pinard, the man responsible for the low-end in metal titans Cattle Decapitation. What piece of gear could you not live without in your setup? I would say my Spector Euro5LX Amber Gloss.
New York bass gurus Aguilar have just announced three new lines in as many days leading up to Winter NAMM 2020. A limited colour in the SL Cabinets, limited edition pedal line and a new micro Preamp/Boost EQ pedal have all been announced in the
If you hadn’t had enough ESP yet, here’s some highlights of their final 2020 LTD guitars drop ahead of the NAMM 2020 trade show and, as you can see, they’ve saved some of the most exciting announcements ’til last! First up, a whole new series
We got our hands on the eagerly anticipated Spector Euro LT range here at Noisegate and put the 5 string to the test in a ‘Just Sounds’ quick clip. Spector is one of the first brands to start using Darkglass preamps in their production models
Ever thought how great it would be to jump into the crowd at your gig, microphone or guitar in hand, crowd surf to the back of the venue, then back to stage, all without a hitch and free of cables? Course you have, that’s wireless!
Dave Boonshoft is the president of Aguilar Amplification (New York), known for their high-quality bass heads, cabinets, preamps, pickups and effects pedals for bass players. Dave’s history in the music industry is rich and diverse, with a long career including stints as a Jazz bassist,