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.
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In this video, via keyboardmag1, Tom Brislin takes a look at Muse Research’s top-of-the-line hardware plug-in host, the Receptor Qu4ttro. Continue reading
This video, via Moog Music, features the upcoming Teenage Engineering PO-12 drum machine with a variety of Moog Minifooger analog effects.
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The 303 is the soul of acid – but another important part is effects.
This video, via acidoo.com, explores the Boss BD-2 Blues Driver + Bass Bot TT-303 combination, exploring tweaks from the subtle to speaker-shredding. Continue reading
This video, via Raul Pena of Modular Wild, is an unofficial demo of the Halls of Valhalla reverb cartridge for the Tiptop Audio Z-DSP Eurorack module. Continue reading
Korg has introduced the SDD-3000 Pedal, a new delay pedal, based on the classic 80’s SDD-3000.
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Grammy-winning producer Steve Levine fiddles around plugging VOX Tone Garage guitar effects pedals (specifically, Double Deca and Trike Fuzz) in to the Korg MS-20 Mini.
Moog Music has announced a limited-production release of the MF-104M Super Delay, based on Moog’s analog delay, the MF-104M.
- The MF-104M Super Delay features over 1.2 seconds of ‘vintage’ analog delay time, provided by 6 NOS (new old stock) Panasonic Bucket Brigade chips.
- The power supply, bias, and rail generating circuitry have all been improved from the original model, for greater sound quality and reduced microphonics.
- An Emphasis/De-Emphasis circuit has been added for reduced noise.
- Additionally, the delay-loop level matching circuitry from the 500 Series analog delay has been included for maximized feedback and mix stability.
“In 2005, we released the MF-104SD, of which only 250 units were ever produced,” said Cyril Lance, Moog Music Chief Engineer. “The new MF-104M Super Delay utilizes the identical vintage Bucket Brigade chips found in the classic MF-104SD, faithfully delivering a vintage grittiness that’s extremely musical.” Continue reading