Every bass player needs a good bass compressor to tighten up their bass sound and although I love my DBX rack, it can be a bit cumbersome at times. Without compression you can lose tone, attack, and much loss especially in the higher strings.
The year, 2005 Steve Bragg fresh out of university for electrical engineering is asked by a friend to create a custom Tremolo pedal that he would later have no need for. Steve left with this creation sells it at a local music store and Empress Effects was born. Take that!