Tech 21 has begun shipping a deluxe version of their popular Blonde pedal from the SansAmp Character Series through their Private Stock division. Last year, a deluxe version of their Liverpool pedal sold out quicker than anticipated, and caused a flurry of requests to create a Blonde Deluxe next. Quantities are limited and available directly through Tech 21 only.
The Guitar World video crew visited the Eventide booth at the 2013 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville earlier this month. While we were there, we caught up with Eventide's Alan Chaput, who showed us some of the company's newest products, including the H9 Harmonizer.
ZT Amps recently came out with the Extortion pedal. Now, before you go thinking Bernie Madoff has his own signature distortion pedal, let me explain. The pedal gets its name from the words "expressive" and "distortion." So what’s in a name?
Danish effect manufacturer T-Rex Effects, in partnership with Guitar Center, announce the new Magnus boutique tone controller available exclusively at Guitar Center stores, guitarcenter.com and musiciansfriend.com.
The series is comprised of five effects units that feature all-analog circuitry. The Flat 4 Boost, the V8 Distortion and the Straight 6 Drive feature a carefully matched, high-voltage Vox 12AX7 tube. The Flat 4 Boost also incorporates a passive Baxandall EQ circuit. The Double Deca Analog Delay features three V3205 Bucket Brigade chips, and the Trike Fuzz octave/fuzz pedal features specially selected, high-quality diodes.
Blackstar Amplification has added the affordable LT range of compact boost, overdrive and distortion pedals. Tonally derived from Blackstar's award-winning HT pedal range, these new pedals offer high-quality sonic performance, tube-like responsiveness, and rugged metal housing for durability.