Everybody's saying that the guitar pedal market has reached its peak, but after seeing how many new designs were unveiled at NAMM 2017, that notion seems rather debatable... It's particularly encouraging to see new technology applied to stompboxes, and DigiTech's FreqOut
was one of the most intriguing new products...
With regular sized pedals featuring incredibly deep functionality (but still holding on to - as they like to say - an "analog heart"), in just a few years Chase Bliss Audio (established in 2013) has been able to create a new standard for the beloved stompbox format.
At the NAMM...
The first videos of the new EQD Space Spiral
modulated delay are trickling in, and we thought you wouldn't want to miss this one!
We were all in awe at NAMM 2015 when we saw T-Rex's tape delay Replicator
for the first time (a Eurorack
model of it was then unveiled late in 2016 at our Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit
We had this baby in our NAMM 2017 Stompbox Booth
and we thought you may want to check out the brand new demo video, since Empress FX
's previous pedal Reverb
(belonging to the same line) did extremely well.
The pedal's name is Empress FX EchoSystem, and it's a dual delay....
So are you browsing a hundred sites to see all the videos of the various pedals unveiled at NAMM? No need, it's all in one page over here!
Once again, we had a 10x10' booth at the Anaheim NAMM show with a bunch of "emerging" guitar pedal manufacturers, here are their boards and pedals!
We are here at NAMM with our Stompbox Booth
and we are going to share with you pictures of new pedals we see... We'll keep updating this gallery every few hours!
Our friends at Pedals and Effects
just premiered a new pedal by a Los Angeles based manufacturer called Meris
that's been making waves mostly for its pro audio 500 series products. This is the second pedal the company develops after a series 500 device
We all know, by now, that Japanese people have a special talent for making great guitar pedals. What we didn't know, and are discovering today, is that they can also come up with some pretty darn interesting names for them!
"Lo-Fi" is a term loved by many guitarists who grew up in the '90s to the sound of early Ween, Sebadoh, Guided by Voices, and - of course - Pavement and even early Beck. It's a word that's only superficially pejorative: the "low fidelity" of the recordings and slight...
Thinking outside the (stomp)box is a strategy that's risky but may prove rewarding. It gave birth to classic pedals like the Wah and the Whammy, and it's particularly exciting because it tends to to stimulate creativity in new ways.
Pedal lovers who will be lucky enough to be in Anaheim, CA during the NAMM
week, should not miss our little shared booth in Hall E, at #1083. sponsored by PRS Guitars
, whose guitars (and one bass) we'll have at the booth for you to use...