Stomping Ground: 30 of the Coolest New Stomp Boxes and Tried-and-True Favorites
Pigtronix Infinity Looper
The Pigtronix Infinity looping pedal is simple to operate, yet it’s tremendously powerful and flexible. Its latency-free looping provides instantaneous record, playback, dub, undo and redo on two stereo loop pairs.
And thanks to discrete analog limiter stages, transparent analog pass-through and a 24-bit/48kHz HD recording engine, the Infinity Looper sounds downright incredible.
LIST PRICE: $599, STREET PRICE: $449 | pigtronix.com
Line 6 M9
Tough as nails and easy to use, the M9 Stompbox Modeler is a powerful, portable guitar effect powerhouse jammed with a huge collection of vintage and modern stomp-box effects painstakingly modeled by the Line 6 team. It includes 17 classic distortion and fuzz pedals, 23 modulation effects, a dozen vintage and modern compressors, filters, reverbs, and a complete collection of analog and digital echoes, including Line 6’s famous DL4 Delay Modeler.
LIST PRICE: $559.99; STREET PRICE: $399.99 | line6.com/m9/
Visual Sound Time Bandit
The Time Bandit converts any click-track signal into a tap-tempo signal that you can plug directly into your time-based effects. Connect a click track to the Time Bandit, then connect the output to your processor’s tap-tempo input. The Time Bandit can also act as a bpm generator and send tempo information to the pedal, with no tapping required.
STREET PRICE: $99.95 | visualsound.net