IK Multimedia ventures into the world of hardware guitar effects for the first time with the AmpliTube X-Gear pedal range

IK Multimedia X-Gear line
(Image credit: IK Multimedia)

Remember that uber-cryptic teaser video that digital effects powerhouse IK Multimedia dropped last week? And remember there was little by way of explanation, other than that the upcoming products would seek to let “the finest ones ever finally break free”?

Well, for all the mystery that surrounded the initial tease, we can safely say IK Multimedia has made good on its promise, and that the nail-biting tension was totally worth the wait.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.