Dreadbox has introduced Epsilon – a new envelope filter distortion effects pedal.
- Full Analog with only
- Through Hole components
- Tube sound Distortion
- Envelope Generator for any CV Input
- State variable Resonating Filter
- Momentary Gate activation switch
- Works with guitar, bass, synthesizers
- Knobs: Cut off / Resonance / Low Pass-Band Pass setting /Gain / Volume / Low-High Gain setting / Attack / Release / Depth / Sensibility
MOD Kits DIY has introduced The Wave, a stand-alone, tube-driven analog spring reverb unit kit.
The Wave can be used in front of your guitar amp or as a line-level analog reverb effect for the studio. Two controls allow you to serve up a wide range of wetness from just a touch to ‘over the top psychedelia’. The “dwell” control adjusts the input signal level driving the tank and the “reverb” control adjusts the level of output reverberations from the tank. Continue reading
The Electro-Harmonix Stereo Talking Machine is a vocal formant filter – a filter that is designed to mimic the characteristics of the human vocal tract making various vowel sounds. Continue reading
This video playlist is a 13-part mega-demo, via Rabea Massaad, of the Strymon BigSky Reverberator – a high-end reverb in an effects pedal form factor. Continue reading
This week Universal Audio announced its new line of UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerators, for use with Thunderbolt-equipped Macs and shipping early October.
UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerators enable Thunderbolt-equipped Mac users to run larger mixes filled with DSP-intensive plug-ins. These “desktop-friendly” units provide full access to UAD Powered Plug-Ins, including exclusive plug-ins from Studer, Ampex, Lexicon, Neve, Manley, SSL, and more.
Electro-Harmonix has reintroduced the Clockworks Rhythm Generator/Synthesizer. The Clockworks doesn’t create sound on its own, but generates pulses to trigger other devices and can set the tempo for a drum machine or sequencer, like EHX’s 8 Step Program. Continue reading
Along with the new Electribe, Electribe 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
Boss has introduced the RC-1, a new looper that they describe as “our simplest and most user-friendly Loop Station ever”. Continue reading