At the 2016 NAMM Show, we got an update from Zivix on their JamStick+ MIDI guitar controller. They discussed two main audiences for the JamStick+:
At the 2016 NAMM Show, Boss is introducing the VO-1 Vocoder Pedal – a stompbox that lets you transform your tone into electronic voices, classic talk box sounds, and more. Here’s the official intro video:
Developer Robin Sukroso let us know that the ACPAC MIDI Controller, described as the world’s first wireless MIDI Controller for acoustic guitar, is now available via a Kickstarter project. The ACPAD lets you play instruments, control effects, record and trigger loops, trigger samples and control your DAW, wirelessly, from an acoustic guitar. Here is the… Read More ACPAD Adds A MIDI Controller To Your Acoustic Guitar
This video, via sonicstate, compares three effects pedals that specialize in big reverbs: the Strymon Big Sky, Digitech Polara and Crazy Tube Circuits Splash MK.
Electro-Harmonix has introduced the KEY9 Electric Piano Machine – an effects pedal that emulates classic electric pianos.
The Fusion Guitar is a new electric guitar design that features a built-in 20W amp and speakers and iPhone integration. If there’s any doubt that there’s interest in a hybrid guitar amp/guitar/iPhone thing, the project’s IndieGoGo campaign is nearly half-funded, two days into the campaign. The Fusion Guitar leverages the wide range of iOS guitar… Read More Fusion Guitar Proves That People Really Want An iPhone Guitar Thing
This video, via Jeremy Bell, demonstrates his ‘Bipolar Guitar’ system, which takes a DIY rocker switch – originally created for his ScrubBoard tape scratching system – an applies it to effects switching.
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, Gizmotron LLC announced plans to release a re-engineered, updated sequel to a guitar effects device that has not been seen or heard since the early 1980’s; the legendary Gizmotron. Invented over 40 years ago, by Lol Creme and Kevin Godley of the rock group 10cc, the Gizmotron debuted at… Read More Godley & Creme’s Gizmotron Returns