From bank-breaking record advances and extravagant arena tours to non-stop parties and girls dancing on cars, a guitarist's gear in the '80s had to be just as over-the-top as his look, whether he was sporting spandex or a nail-spiked armband.
FLEXeFX has re-imagined the guitar effects pedal by introducing foot wheels that allow guitarists to control their sound in real time with their feet, without bending over or taking their hands away from their instrument. The company also has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for the new project.
Here's a Guitar World video from the 2013 Winter NAMM Show, which took place January 24 to 27 in Anaheim, California. During the gear- and rain-filled weekend, we paid a visit to the gang at the VOX booth to check out some new gear. This video profiles the company's new StompLab multi-effect pedal.
Here's a Guitar World video from the 2013 Winter NAMM Show, which took place January 24 to 27 in Anaheim, California. During the gear- and rain-filled weekend, we paid a visit to the gang at TC Electronic to check out some new pedals. This video profiles the company's hot new Ditto Looper, Flashback X4 Delay and TonePrint Editor.
Electro-Harmonix Introduces Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi, an enhanced version of the company's Bass Big Muff. The new bass-specific pedal adds to the Bass Big Muff’s Volume, Tone and Sustain controls, beginning with a pad on the input that is switchable between 0dB and -10dB. This ensures that the pedal is equally effective with passive and active pickups.
This week at the 2013 Winter NAMM Show, Boss announced three new "next-generation" compact pedals featuring the company's Multi-Dimensional Processing (MDP): the TE-2 Tera Echo, DA-2 Adaptive Distortion. and MO-2 Multi Overtone.
Just in time for this week's Winter NAMM Show, Electro-Harmonix has introduced the H.O.G. 2. This second-generation Harmonic Octave Generator/Guitar Synthesizer builds upon the legacy of the critically acclaimed H.O.G.
Henretta Engineering has released a line of handmade pedals that won’t break the bank or hog up unnecessary real estate. Out of the seven pedals in the series, I checked out the Green Zapper Auto Filter, which, like its kin, sizes up at 2 inches by 2 inches.