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Darkglass Electronics debuts Microtubes X and X7 Multiband Bass Drive pedals

Darkglass Electronics has announced the Microtubes X and X7 Multiband Bass Drive pedals.

Both stompboxes split the incoming audio signal via two variable low-pass and high-pass filters, allowing bass frequencies to pass through, while the highs are distorted using CMOS circuitry.

Both filters are adjustable, while the Microtubes X features adjustment for level, drive, mix and mids.

The Microtubes X7 adds a variable compressor for the low section, plus a four-band graphic EQ, as well as parallel, effected and XLR direct outputs.

Both pedals are available from mid-October for £199 (X) and £289 (X7). Head over to Darkglass Electronics for more info.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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