Not too long ago, if you were shopping for a multieffect floorboard you were limited to a choice of affordable models with semi-pro-quality effects and moderately rugged construction or prohibitively expensive units with pro effects and tour-worthy durability.
For the past decade, amp manufacturers have waged a low-wattage amp war, all vying to produce the greatest sounding tube-powered, low-output machine.
Orange’s new Dual Dark 50 (which is also available as a 100-watt head) does far more than just repackage the Dark Terror’s high-gain engine. It offers earth-shaking tonal depth, power attenuation and two highly versatile channels, one of which is an entirely new dynamic preamp section created specifically for the Dual Dark series.
Since the late Seventies, thousands of guitarists have relied on a dependable pair of orange and yellow Boss stomp boxes known respectively as the DS-1 Distortion and OD-1 Overdrive.
These pedals have their own distinct sonic character, and with their low-noise performance, dynamic response and tonal versatility, they are significantly expanded versions of two of the most beloved compact pedals of all time.
Today, Eventide announced the release of a new version its H9 Control app for Windows, Mac and iOS, which includes a number of UI enhancements suggested by users and delivers a new algorithm to the H9: EQ Compressor for H9.
Below, check out a new demo video (posted May 8) of the Seymour Duncan Jason Becker Signature Humbucker. The pickup uses an Alnico 5 bar magnet and a hotter-than-vintage wind to provide all the clarity and dynamic punch that Becker's incredible chops demand.