Delicious Audio Blog – Stompbox Exhibit, Synth Expo and MixCon
Delicious Audio Blog – Stompbox Exhibit, Synth Expo and MixCon
Delay Pedals

Cusack Tap-A-Delay at the Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit 2014

If in a delay pedal you are looking for character rather than purity of tone, you may want to check out the Cusack Tap-A-Delay, available for testing at our upcoming Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit 2014. Providing 750ms of delay and 8...

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Ekko Aero: a Pedal with remote, by Aalberg Audio

It's a pretty common problem, especially for those of us who move around a bunch onstage: ever wish you could control your effects remotely instead of being tied to your pedalboard? Sure, there have been various solutions over the years, usually made by tinkerers; Les...

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Weird Pedals: Red Panda Particle Delay

When people talk about delay pedals they typically use words like "warm" or "clear" to characterize the tone of the repeats. When attempting to describe the Red Panda Particle, adjectives like robotic, chaotic, unpredictable and warped only begin to paint a picture. By incorporating...

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Pedal News: Changes in store for Caroline Kilobyte

Caroline Guitar Company is announcing a few changes to their popular Kilobyte delay pedal. The most notable of which is the introduction of an external trimpot  for the modulation effect of the unit. Some boutique pedal purists may...

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Pedal News: TC Electronics’ Mini Pedals

TC Electronics has announced the release of 4 miniaturized versions of their much beloved TonePrint line of  pedals. For the readers not in the know, TC Electronics TonePrint technology lets you wirelessly upload custom pedal settings, designed...

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Mixed Boards at the SXSW Stompbox Exhibit 2014

As you probably know, at our Stompbox Exhibits we always have some mixed boards organized by kind of effect - this year Guitar World had also their featured mixed boards.

DISTORTION/FUZZ BOARD



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Pedal News: Pigtronix Echolution 2 Delay

NYC based stompbox maker Pigtronix follows up their 2006 Echolution delay pedal with its badass sequel, the Echolution 2 standard and deluxe (pictured). With basic delay function that spans from 10ms to 10s repeat time and secondary delays to generate multi-delay patterns, this...

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Human Factor in Electronic Drum Loops

My feeling as a music producer is that in Electronic Music today there is WAAAY too much to-the-beat quantization. For the uninitiated, “quantizing” is the process of aligning the hits of a musical phrase to the song...

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Pedal Reviews: Maxon AD10 Delay and ASC10 Chorus

Maxon has been cranking out guitar effects for nearly as long as the idea has been around. With all of the years designing quality stompboxes it should come as no surprise that their new compact series effects, the AD10 Analog Delay and ASC10 Ambient Stereo Chorus, jam incredible...

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Pedal Review: Analog Man’s ARDX20

Analog Man’s ARDX20 ($265) is the epitome of boutique production on a global scale, handsoldered in China, before heading to Japan where pedal designer Ohbayashi San and his team calibrate, tune and engrave each one. Unusually, the ARDX20 is a two-channel...

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Pedal Review: Diamond’s Memory Lane Jr.

At $279, Diamond's Memory Lane Jr. is more attainable by most guitarists than its $600 analog big brother, Memory Lane 2. And yet the Memory Lane Jr. has similar features, twice the delay time and it can run off a 9-volt battery. The big...

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Guitar Pedal Reviews: Ibanez Echo Shifter

 

The Ibanez Echo Shifter  combines true analog sound quality with digital-like flexibility. It features things like a Tap-Tempo footswitch, Oscillation switch, Feedback control, Modulation, and a Depth control. I found this pedal to be a lot of fun and I really dig the vintage aesthetics.

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Guitar Pedal News: Earthquaker Devices’ Disaster Transport SR and Warden Optical Compressor

Just in time for NAMM 2013 we have a few new pedals coming from Earthquaker Devices, The Disaster Transport Sr and The Warden Optical Compressor. The Disaster Transport looks interesting mainly due to two independent delays and the claim for lo-fi sounds. I...

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