Korg Intros Hatsune Miku ‘Singing’ Effects Pedal

miku-stompAlong with the new ElectribeElectribe Sampler, Volca Sample, Mini Kaoss Pad 2S, and Gadget update, Korg today introduced something a little more ‘out there’ – the Miku Stomp ‘singing’ effects pedal.

Miku Stomp is a vocaloid effect unit for guitar that lets Hatsune Miku sing according to your guitar playing. Just onnect your guitar, and Hatsune Miku sings when you play.

The vocal synthesis technology at the heart of the sound is eVocaloid, a vocalzing effect based on Yamaha’s next-generation NSX-1 sound engine.

According to Korg, using a guitar to control Hatsune Miku’s vocals has a different character than when using step-recording or a keyboard.  Continue reading

The Intellijel Springray Spring Reverb

This video, via Modular Wild, takes a look at the variety of spring reverb effects possible with the Intellijel Springray Eurorack spring reverb module.

In the video, Raul Pena demonstrates the effect of using the Springray Spring Reverb module with different reverb tanks.  Continue reading

DigiTech iStomp With Synthesizer, Drum Machine (Video Demo)

The DigiTech iStomp is a ‘smart pedal’ – an hardware pedal that can be loaded with a wide variety of software audio effects.

While designed primarily for guitarists, this video, via zibbybone, explores using it with synthesizer and drum machine.

Here’s what zippybone has to say about it: Continue reading