Ep. 000023 - Did We Forget About Tone?!

First up:

Focusrite has a cool new iPad dock that is an audio interface. All the ports and stuff you need, records direct into your iPad. 

Gibson announces they're increasing prices for 2015. Les Paul Standard is up almost 30%. Insane. 

NEWS

  • Evertune Bridge

  • Boss and EHX are making mini loopers!  

    • This MUST be in response to the TC Ditto looper line

    • Boss RC-1

      • Boss form factor, single level control, LED display shows length of loop

      • Stereo in/out, Stop loop press twice, clear loop press and hold.

      • Battery or power adapter, 12 minute record time, LED only works with power adapter

      • New FS-7 dual footswitch pairs with it. Latching/momentary mode, a/b switches to toggle loops (I think)

      • $129

      • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DRJKy4hPiM

    • EHX Nano Looper 360

      • “360 seconds of looping” can be divided to 11 different loops (thats 6 minutes). Select a bank, record into it.

      • Silent momentary foot switch, power supply included

      • Level control, loop bank control, unlimited overdubs

      • Push to record, double tap to stop, push and hold 1 sec to undo, 2 sec to delete. Redo push and hold 1 sec again

      • $135

      • http://www.ehx.com/products/nano-looper-360

  • Pedal Genie - pedalgenie.com/tonecontrol

    • Create a wish list of pedals you want to try out

    • TONS of gear from a great list of manufacturers

      • Fulltone, Wampler, Source Audio, Z.Vex, Pigtronix, to name a select few

    • They send you one at a time, and you keep it as long as you like

    • $34.95/mo for 1 pedal, or $59.95/mo for 3! First month is only $1

    • Pedalgenie.com/tonecontrol

    • If you get a pedal you can’t live without, you can keep it! Contact Pedal Genie and they will give you a buy-out option based on the pedal and your length of membership.

  • New Bogner pedals - With NEVE Transformers!  

  • Hughes & Kettner Grandmeister   

    • 36W, EL84 driven head

    • 4 channels, clean, cruch, lead, and ultra - each with switchable boost

    • Full blown digital control via iOS app

    • Real analog signal path, true H&K Tone, but all controlled digitally. EVEN the power soak

    • http://hughes-and-kettner.com/products/grandmeister/