Dreadbox Intros Epsilon Envelope Distortion Effects Pedal

episilonDreadbox has introduced Epsilon – a new envelope filter distortion effects pedal.

Features:

  • 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

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DIY Vacuum Tube Analog Spring Reverb – The Wave

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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

Universal Audio Debuts Thunderbolt Satellite DSP Accelerators

UA_Satellite_Thunderbolt_DSPThis 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.
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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