IK Multimedia seeks to optimize the feel and tone of your guitar with the Z-Tone Buffer Boost pedal

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IK Multimedia has introduced the Z-Tone Buffer boost pedal, which takes its AXE I/O interface's tone-shaping capabilities and puts them in a pedal-sized enclosure.

The guitar/bass preamp/DI pedal features two channels – Pure, a completely transparent and ultra-accurate preamp circuit, and JFET, a Class A JFET input buffer for “subtle harmonic enhancement, midrange focus and warmth.” 

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.