Ep. 000045 - You Know It Always Comes Out Good When We Force It

Ep. 000045 - You Know It Always Comes Out Good When We Force It

Quick Rundown:

  • DOD Gonkulator reissue $187 MSRP
  • EHX announced The Silencer noise gate. Stompbox design w/ effects loops
  • Fano is releasing a “standard” line soon! All made in the US but street price under $2000.
  • Marshall is making a smartphone called the London. Two headphone jacks, volume adjustment via wheel (walkman style). Music focused android phone. Kay.
  • Light Lead Cables http://www.premierguitar.com/blogs/5-daily-news/post/20117-iconic-sound-introduces-light-lead-cables
  • I’m doing the Apple Music free trial. Still find myself thinking “yep, I want to own this album”

NEWS:

  • TC Electronic Bodyrez - http://www.tcelectronic.com/bodyrez/
    • Acoustic Pickup Enhancer Designed to restore the natural sound and feel of your acoustic guitar while using under-saddle pickups
    • Studio quality signal processing employs various filters and a small amount of compression
    • Mini pedal design with one knob, USB, true bypass switching
    • You can configure the footswitch to flip the phase to eliminate feedback
    • Press and hold footswitch to mute signal to change guitars easily 9V power supply included
    • Price $99

 

  • New stuff from Earthquaker http://guitarnoize.com/summer-namm-2015-new-earthquaker-devices-pedals/
    • Tentacle octave up - $125 Zero controls, zero fucks.
    • Dunes Mini Mega Ultimate Overdrive - $185 Condensed version of Palisades
    • Clipping: None, Silicon, and MOSFET (Settings 1, 3, and 5 from Palisades)
    • Bandwidth: “Stock”, “full range” (Settings 3 and 5 from Palisades)
    • Normal/Bright switch Sound Projector 25 25W tube amp
    • Designed to be a pedal platform. Volume, treble, bass Demoed with a 6x12 (3 2x12)

 

  • Roland JC40 http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/22763-roland-unveils-the-jazz-chorus-jc-40
    • It’s a smaller, 40W version of the famed JC120
    • 10” speakers
    • Updated space chorus sound, reverb, and even distortion
    • Includes line-out, stereo in, FX loop w/ series or parallel operation

 

  • New stuff from Boss
    • RV-6 Reverb $149 http://www.bossus.com/products/rv-6/
      • Totally new design, includes new dynamic reverb (basically auto-ducking), and Shimmer Modulated, spring, plate, hall, room, dynamic, shimmer, and + delay
        • Brought back the delay + reverb sound from the RV-3 Stereo in/out, expression in, 9v power
    • DD-500 Digital Delay $299 http://www.bossus.com/products/dd-500/
      • 32 bit 96k resolution, 12 delay sounds
      • USB in, midi control, mono/stereo, buffered or true bypass
      • 60 second looper, tap tempo.
      • Run 2 delays at the same time into different amps via stereo out

 

  • JHS/Keeley Steak and Eggs http://www.chicagomusicexchange.com/products/jhs-keeley-steak-and-eggs-pre-order
    • Collaboration pedal between JHS and Keeley!
    • JHS Morning Glory OD (with new high/low gain toggle) Keeley Compressor (with new bright switch and blend control)
    • Effect order toggle, dual footswitch, double wide design
    • Preorder from CME for $349