Nordstrand Audio introduces the V2 Acinonyx Short Scale BassRedlands, CA – February 15, 2023 The V2 Acinonyx bass features 3 classic style single coil alnico 5 pickups utilizing our innovative push button pickup switching system. This system utilizes individual on/off switches for each pickup allowing any combination desired. The fourth switch is a series modifier which puts the middle pickup in series with either of the other pickups. Add in a .1mfd tone control(extra dark roll off) and the available tones are thus rooted firmly in the massive fat punch of the OG Acinonyx. But the three single coil platform explodes the tonal palette with rich detailed open and soaring vintage character.
780mm scale (about 30.7”)
17mm spacing at bridge
1.4” wide nut
Alder body with Indian Rosewood fingerboard
3 vintage style alnico V single coil pickups
Our proprietary push button pickup selection system with “all in” mode
Volume and extra wide range tone knobs maximize versatility )
Multiple pickguard and pickup color options
The Avishai Cohen Masterclass - New Release from Discover Double BassDiscover Double Bass, a music education website, is pleased to announce the release of its latest product, The Avishai Cohen Masterclass. Featuring the legendary jazz double bassist, singer, and composer Avishai Cohen, the Masterclass is an in-depth exclusive interview hosted by DDB founder, Geoff Chalmers.
About Avishai Cohen – Masterclass Artist
Avishai Cohen is a celebrated bassist whose illustrious career has seen him perform and record with many of the jazz and Latin music world's most renowned musicians. These include Chick Corea, Danilo Pérez, Brad Mehldau, Joshua Redman, Roy Hargrove and many more. As a composer and bandleader, Avishai is known for ground-breaking albums such as the 2008 masterpiece "Gently Disturbed" and compositions including "Remembering".
About The Masterclass
The Avishai Cohen Masterclass is an in-depth video interview hosted by DDB Founder, Geoff Chalmers. Over two and half hours of discussion, they unpack the music and double bass techniques of...
Genzler Amplification Announces New Magellan Preamp/DI PedalBrooklyn, NY --- January 25, 2023 GENZLER® AMPLIFICATION proudly announces the long-requested addition of the MAGELLAN PRE/DI PEDAL to their product line of bass effects pedals.
The new MAGELLAN® PRE brings the performance and preamp feature set of our popular Magellan series bass amps into a powerful, feature-laden, compact bass preamp/DI pedal. This is exactly what players have come to expect from the GENZLER® design team -- performance, versatility, and reliability. From natural, pristine, transparent reproduction of the bass instrument to classic, vintage harmonic textures with a “weighted feel to the notes”, the MG-PRE-PEDAL provides the tonal palette needed to cover all the bassist’s tone requirements. All of which is housed in an aircraft-grade aluminum chassis with classic Genzler styling.
The MAGELLAN® PRE/DI pedal all analog design offers a broad feature set:
• Wide-range Input Gain Control,
• Unique Foot Switchable Dual Curve Adjustable Contour Circuits,
• 3 Band...
Ibanez Introduces Two New BTB Singlecut BassesBensalem, PA – New for 2023, Ibanez has introduced two new additions to its singlecut BTB lineup. The BTB865SC and BTB866SC combine the unique, high-end aesthetics of a single cut bass with sleek and aggressive visuals. These instruments bring to bear many popular BTB features such as neck-thru construction, a mono-rail bridge, an Ibanez custom 3-band EQ, and a 35” scale length. What sets them apart is the unique combination of Ash capped body wings finished in a compelling Weathered Black Low Gloss. These design choices deliver an appearance the combines, quite effectively, the boutique attributes of natural wood tops, with the modern energy of solid finishes. Other notable features include a Rosewood fretboard, zero fret, detachable finger ramp, and medium stainless steel frets.
- BTB5 5pc Maple/Walnut neck-through w/Graphite reinforcement rods
- Zero fret
- 889mm/35" scale
- Ash top/Ash/Okoume wing body
- Rosewood fretboard w/Abalone dot...
BBE Sound Introduces the Green Screamer v2 OverdriveBBE Sound today announced the launch of the Green Screamer v2, taking the essence and inspiration for one of its most-beloved pedals and creating a new modern classic. The Green Screamer v2 is now shipping.
Completely redesigned and built from the ground up, the BBE Green Screamer v2 is the next evolution of the classic “green” overdrive circuit. The Green Screamer v2’s modified circuit design yields greater transparency and versatility to provide overdrive aficionados with a solution to all their overdrive needs.
The BBE Green Screamer v2 offers the following player-friendly features:
- Modified “Green” Overdrive Circuit
- 4558 Op-Amp
- 3-Position Deep Switch
- Switchable Input Buffer
- True Hardwire Bypass