Guitarists aren’t the only ones going gaga over EarthQuaker Device’s Afterneath reverb effect! The EQD Afterneath Retrospective Eurorack module gives FX-curious keyboardists an eye-level version they can tweak, too. In our exclusive video, we put it inside a Cre8Audio NiftyBUNDLE Eurorack kit and pair it with Arturia’s MiniBrute 2, attempting to unlock its otherworldly sound.
How many gnarly rodents can you stuff into a stompbox? The JHS PackRat features nine rodent-style distortion versions all available on a single knob. Think replication, not emulation. When JHS founder Josh Scott crafted the original prototypes of the PackRat, he examined 45 different versions of the famous rodent-style stompbox. Now with the JHS PackRat, […]
J. Rockett Audio crafts incredibly useful effects that tend to stick around on pedalboards for the long haul. The J. Rockett El Hombre overdrive will be sticking to your board in no time with its classic “Texas-style” overdrive that captures all the nuances of your tone with incredible touch sensitivity. Alter your drive style with […]
Don’t simulate – recreate all the essential instruments necessary for the gigging keyboardist. Yamaha YC series stage keyboards feature a proprietary VCM engine that captures all the subtleties of acoustic and electronic pianos, organs, and more, right down to their circuitry. Find out what it all means as Yamaha’s Brother Paul Brown (current member of […]
Line 6 made waves all the way back in 1999 when the DL4 delay and echo unit made its debut. Now, it’s time to party like it’s 1999 again with the DL4 MkII. An updated take on the original unit, the DL4 MkII is complete with 30 delay options (15 MKII patches + 15 legacy […]
The recent return of Maestro rocked the pedal world with a modern line of potent effects. Effects like the Invader distortion, Fuzz-Tone, Comet chorus, Discoverer delay, and the Ranger overdrive fill out a family of vintage-inspired effects that not only look fantastic on a pedal board, but sound incredible as well. Not sure which effect […]
Based on an advanced wavetable synthesis engine, ASM’s Hydrasynth offers all the tone-generating capabilities possible through digital technology. Watch our demo as we explore the myriad sonic possibilities available to you on the desktop version of this multifaceted digital dream machine from Ashun Sound Machines.
Guitboard or keytar? No matter what you call it, Korg’s RK100S2 frees any keyboardist from their stand, allowing them take center stage (or stage left or right) with an all-wood-body synth powerhouse made to move. From stand to strap, there’s so much more “more” you can do on a Korg RK100S2. Watch our live demo […]
In this edition of zZounds Live, Justin takes the Line 6 Catalyst 60 through its paces. This amp features six original amp designs, on-board boost circuits for each amp, six different reverbs, 18 effects, and an effects loop. If that’s not enough, there’s even an XLR line output along with a 4-channel USB recording interface! […]