A Full Outboard Rig at a Fraction of the Cost

Experiments with three effects pedals on drums

Looking for an affordable way to transform your drum tracks? Read up on how you can unlock an entire outboard rig and spice up your tracks with just a few effects pedals.

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Live Demo: EarthQuaker's Hizumitas Fuzz

The EarthQuaker Devices Hizumitas is a fuzz pedal designed for Wata, guitar sorceress of the legendary experimental band Boris, to reproduce the tones found in her Elk BM Sustainer fuzz. Watch our live demo and join Justin as he dives into the fuzz-soaked world of Hizumitas!

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Find Gifts for Bassists in zZounds' Gift Guide!

Whether you're shopping for a beginner or a pro, we've got gift ideas for any bassist at any budget. Find affordable essentials, cool effects, and must-have accessories for bass players – starting under $50!

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Jamstik Studio MIDI

A seamless integration of an electric guitar and a MIDI instrument, Jamstik Studio MIDI lets you control your virtual synths and instruments with the familiar feel of an electric guitar!

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November 16, 2021

Bass Guitars, Amps, and Effects

A Full Outboard Rig at a Fraction of the Cost

Experiments with three effects pedals on drums

Looking for an affordable way to transform your drum tracks? Read up on how you can unlock an entire outboard rig and spice up your tracks with just a few effects pedals.

Read More

Live Demo: EarthQuaker's Hizumitas Fuzz

The EarthQuaker Devices Hizumitas is a fuzz pedal designed for Wata, guitar sorceress of the legendary experimental band Boris, to reproduce the tones found in her Elk BM Sustainer fuzz. Watch our live demo and join Justin as he dives into the fuzz-soaked world of Hizumitas!

Watch Now

Find Gifts for Bassists in zZounds' Gift Guide!

Whether you're shopping for a beginner or a pro, we've got gift ideas for any bassist at any budget. Find affordable essentials, cool effects, and must-have accessories for bass players – starting under $50!

Shop the Guide

Jamstik Studio MIDI

A seamless integration of an electric guitar and a MIDI instrument, Jamstik Studio MIDI lets you control your virtual synths and instruments with the familiar feel of an electric guitar!

Learn More
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