The 2017 NAMM Show kicked off today, and that means it’s time to unveil some rad new gear. If you’re at the show this year, make sure to come and check out all the great new stuff in person at our booth—#4568, Hall C. If you can’t make it, then here’s a preview of what Dunlop has in store for 2017.
We took all that funk and functionality that made the 105Q the go-to for the world’s top bass players, and we put it into a housing that’s half the size and made from lightweight-but-sturdy-aluminum.
The JP95 John Petrucci Cry Baby® Wah provides unprecedented tonal tweakability and a sound that’s huge and expressive. This pedal is the culmination of legendary shredder John Petrucci’s years-long quest to hone and fine-tune his perfect wah sound. John sat down with us to talk about his introduction to the wah, how he uses the effect, and the tonechasing the led to the creation of the JP95.
The 2016 Winter NAMM Show kicks off today at the Anaheim Convention Center in Southern California, and we’re showing off a ton of great new gear. Here’s a sample of what’s coming in 2016.
Don’t let its small size fool you—the CBM95 Cry Baby® Mini Wah’s tones are just as powerful and expressive as those of its larger compadres. It’s built like a tank, and at half the size of a standard Cry Baby pedal, the CBM95 is perfect wherever space comes at a premium. Whether you’re trying to make room on a full-sized pedalboard or add bona fide Cry Baby tone to your micro travel board, this pedal is a must-have.
In 2015, we’re celebrating our 50th Anniversary. That’s 50 years producing high quality, reliable tools that help players express their musical vision as clearly as they possibly can. This year is no different.
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Dunlop has provided musicians with so many amazing tools for so long that it’s hard to remember a time when that wasn’t the case. It’s also easy to forget that this company doesn’t just have a man’s name—it was actually named after a man. And 50 years ago, that man was perceptive enough to see a need in the marketplace, smart enough to be able to design and build a product to fill that need, and fearless enough to think that he could sell that product to millions of musicians. It was indeed that fearless and adventurous spirit that brought Jim Dunlop to the US from Canada in the 1960s. As part of our 50th anniversary celebration, Jim and his son Jimmy sat down with us to talk about our company’s beginnings and most important milestones.
So you’ve spent some time with a standard GCB95 Cry Baby Wah, getting a feel for how its sweep works and how to season up your licks with it. You’re ready to step up your wah game, to branch out and explore different tonal possibilities. Can’t figure out where to begin your search? Worry not! We put this cheat sheet together to help you choose your next Cry Baby Wah.
We’re re-releasing the much-demanded SF01 MXR Slash Octave Fuzz and the SC95 Slash Cry Baby Classic Wah. These pedals were first released on a limited basis back in 2012 in conjunction with Slash’s Apocalyptic Love record, but players all over the world have been clamoring for more ever since. So we decided to give you another shot at these great pedals, and what better occasion?
Invented by Brad Plunkett at the Thomas Organ Company in 1966, the wah wah guitar effect was named after the similar sounding muting technique perfected by jazz trumpeter Clyde McCoy. Thus, the very first wah wah pedal available to the playing public was named the Clyde McCoy Wah. That pedal’s throaty sound and highly expressive sweep is legendary, and the pedal itself has become a rare and expensive collector’s piece that many players are unwilling to play much less take out on the road. So what do you do if you want the legendary Clyde McCoy wah tone both in the studio AND on the road? Look no further than the CM95 Clyde McCoy Wah by Cry Baby.