Ep. 000031 - ParkFuzzSoundVintageToneFuzzParkToneFuzzVintageSound….Tone

Ep. 000031 - ParkFuzzSoundVintageToneFuzzParkToneFuzzVintageSound….Tone

Quick Rundown:

  • Fender has sold KMC Music to… DW? KMC consists of Gretsch Drums, Latin Percussion, Toca Percussion, KAT Percussion, and Gibraltar Hardware. The sale also included Ovation Guitars and US distribution rights to Sabian Cymbals.

  • Aguilar releases the Fuzzistor pedal. Silicone bass fuzz w/ blend,level,fuzz, tone controls

  • US Dept of Transportation has changed the rule on musical instruments on flights - they can now be treated as any other carry-on item!

NEWS:

  • Kemper Profiler Remote
    • Super duper foot controller for Kemper Profiling amps

    • Runs POE and includes a 21’ ethernet cable.

    • 4 inputs for stand-alone stomp boxes.

    • Built in looper with half/double time and reverse

    • 5 banks plus tap tempo control anything on the Kemper head, OR introducing any/all of your stand-alone stomp boxes.

    • Continuous control for things like gain, delay, reverb, etc.

    • Shipping Q1 2015, $500. Bundles will be available

    • http://bit.ly/1xgrZZ3 
  • New Pedals From Earthquaker Devices
    • Sea Machine Mega Chorus

    • Fuzz Master General Octave Fuzz Blaster

    • Hummingbird Repeat Percussion Tremolo V3

    • Park Fuzz Sound Vintage Fuzz Tone
  • New Pedaltrain Pedalboards
    • 11 new models for 2015

    • Improved soft case, new hard case design, and new “tour case”

    • Sizes range from 5x18 to 14.5x42”

    • Available Spring 2015

    • Website shows sizes and each board with a bunch of pedal sizes on them - way helpful!

    • http://www.pedaltrain.com/ 
  • Pedal Genie - pedalgenie.com/tonecontrol

    • The Netflix of guitar pedals

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

    • Either make your own wishlist or join the NEW Pedal of the Month club. - 1 pedal/mo from a curated list of the coolest gear

    • TONS of gear from a great list of manufacturers

      • Earthquaker Devices, Walrus Audio, Keeley, T-Rex, Seymour Duncan, to name a select few

    • Keep your pedal(s) as long as you like, NO LATE FEES!

    • Pedal buy-out options
  • New stuff from Orange!

    • Tangle-free cables

      • “Twister module” allows the cable to twist around freely

      • 10, 20, 30ft, XLR and ¼” available, straight or angled

      • Neutrik connectors

    • New combos

      • 4 new solid state combos in the Crush line

      • RT series includes reverb and built in tuner

    • OB1 series

      • Rack mount class A/B bass heads

      • 300 and 500W versions, each with balanced DI & Line level out

      • Splits signal, sends one direct thru, the other through the gain stages, blended to your preference
  • EHX Super Pulsar
    • Super duper stereo trem w/tap tempo, envelopes, phase control
    • This thing has so much I dont want to write notes for it
    • http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/21939-electro-harmonix-releases-the-super-pulsar
  • Rupert Neve Designs RNDI: Active Transformer Direct Interface
    • Phantom Power active direct box
    • Transformers and class-A FET
    • Instrument or amplifier input switch
    • http://rupertneve.com/products/rndi/