“Ultimate control” over your bass overdrive tones, and your entire backline in a pedal? Ashdown has lofty aims for its latest bass stompboxes

Ashdown Pro-DI and Triple Shot bass pedals
(Image credit: Ashdown)

Endorsed by the likes of Geezer Butler, John Myung and Nate Mendel, Ashdown has a reputation for high-end bass amplification, and the company's new Pro-DI pedal seeks to further enhance that reputation, offering a comprehensive range of features. 

For most bass players, the idea of purchasing a DI pedal is probably not too high on the list of essentials but, if you want confidence over the control of your sound, live or in the studio, they can be a valuable addition to your setup. 

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Nick Wells

Nick Wells was the Editor of Bass Guitar magazine from 2009 to 2011, before making strides into the world of Artist Relations with Sheldon Dingwall and Dingwall Guitars. He's also the producer of bass-centric documentaries, Walking the Changes and Beneath the Bassline, as well as Production Manager and Artist Liaison for ScottsBassLessons. In his free time, you'll find him jumping around his bedroom to Kool & The Gang while hammering the life out of his P-Bass.