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Orange has redesigned their entire entry-level bass combo range with the introduction of the Orange Crush Bass Series. Key upgrades include a parametric EQ circuit across the series, inspired by the Orange 4 Stroke series bass amps, allowing bassists to fine tune these amps to any musical style with much greater control. Their analogue circuitry, newly-designed speakers and ported cabinetry ensure all three of these elegant combos deliver bold and punchy lows. In addition to a handy onboard tuner, the headphone output on all models features CabSim filtering to emulate the response of Orange’s stage-ready OBC bass cabinets - optimised for direct recording or silent practice. The Crush Bass 50 and 100 are a nod to Orange’s OB1 Series amps with their unique interactive gain and blend controls. These create enormous ‘bi-amp’ style tones by adding harmonics and variable levels of grit to the core bass sound, perfect for earthy 70s vintage tones and savage distorted anarchy,...
GENZLER® AMPLIFICATION is proud to announce the addition of the BA210-3 design to the innovative BASS ARRAY® line of bass guitar cabinets the company first introduced in 2015. Based
upon the overwhelming success and popularity of the BASS ARRAY® 12-3 design, we’ve now expanded the line to include a 2 x 10” model.
Although the same size as many 2 x 10” and tweeter cabinets, this innovative design blends the
punch and quickness of premium Neodymium dual 10” drivers in a vented bass reflex enclosure
and the performance and pattern control of a 4 x 3” neodymium driver line array element. The
benefits of combining both design platforms in an extremely compact cabinet are exponential for
• Delivering full, deep, low frequency response from the high efficiency dual 10” woofers -- doing
what they do best, providing excellent support of the fundamental for the lower strings of the instrument.
• Using a selective crossover point this design overcomes the “beaming” (pattern...
Providence has introduced a new bass preamp with overdrive and DI featuring Vitalizer B circuit, Brick Drive BDI-1.
With the carefully picked quality parts and circuit structure specifically designed for bass, it provides more power of expression with low noise. The internal operating voltage is boosted to 21V to achieve more dynamic range.
- Mix Control
By mixing the drive sound and clean sound through the preamp EQ, it transforms and adds nuance to the overdriven sound. Even when it's heavily driven, the bottom end and fullness of the sound will be intact by adding the unaffected clean sound via the mix knob. Also, adding just a little but of drive gain to the clean sound gives a huge, thick, wall of bass style sound. The mix control allows you to create a variety of sound settings from a bit of edge to full out aggressive distortion The drive gain was designed to be used with the clean sound and blend it together, or wild full out distortion sound without the usual muddy...
The “Quartet of Jazz Death VOL. 2” strikes back with soaring melodies, cosmic funky grooves, epic symphonic landscapes, and acrobatic fusion solos!
Colin Trusedell’s new album, “Quartet of Jazz Death VOL. 2,” marks the return of the internationally acclaimed funk and fusion group, Quartet of Jazz Death, with 11 brand new original compositions. Trusedell takes the electric bass sound to the next level by experimenting even further with polyphonic octave effects and his SUPER SYNTH bass sounds!
Compositionally, Trusedell pulled from his classical background utilizing a set of full orchestra sounds throughout the new album mixed with phat and nasty grooves! The band is as tight as ever as the band lived with the tunes for over a year before recording them. The album has a wide range of appeal utilizing some featured guests like the smooth and voluptuous vocals of Krista Joyce, the tight syncopated rapping of Demoh, and the energetic fusion saxophone provided by John Dawson...
Roy Vogt brings his Thunder Row Bass Invitational to Douglas Corner Café (www.douglascorner.com) in Nashville, TN on June 23-24th in conjunction with the Summer NAMM Show. This year there are two nights of great bassists and their bands. The tickets are $10 at the door and benefit the W.O. Smith Music School (www.wosmith.org ).
Thursday, June 23rd will present the talents of Nashville’s own Anthony “Smooth Groove” Joyner, The Interludes with Ryan Madora, Brittany Frompovich, Jon Von Boehm, Jared Lees, Roy Vogt’s Urban Legends, Nicolas Golder and Josh “Bass Mountain” Townsend, Blake Branch, Luke Putney and the Monks of Funk and many surprise guests. The show starts at 6:30.
On Friday, it’s Brian Shind, Michael Dimin, Dave Pomeroy, Bill Clements and Jaymi Millard, The Roy Vogt, Tim McDonald and Chester Thompson Trio, Bobby Vega, Vuyani Wakaba and Friends, Mario Sangermano and many other surprise guests....