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.

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Moog Music Releases Limited-Edition MF-104M Super Delay

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Moog Music has announced a limited-production release of the MF-104M Super Delay, based on Moog’s analog delay, the MF-104M.

Features:

  • 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