Grammy-winning engineer Chris Lord-Alge is known for crafting mixes that translate well on small speakers and FM radio. Dynamic range compression is arguably the most important tool in CLA’s sonic toolbox. And for vocal tracks, his go-to hardware compressor is his modified Blue Stripe 1176 — a one-of-a-kind customized version of Bill Putnam’s original 1968 […]
The Harmony Jupiter represents part of the company’s reintroduction into the scene. The Jupiter stars the fabled gold foil pickups, which bring vintage vibe to a brand new guitar. Its nitrocellulose finish enables the wood to breathe and for the guitar to age with grace. The Jupiter uses tried-and-true tonewoods like a genuine mahogany body […]
Want your guitar tone to blend in harmonically with a song? Or are you looking for a standout, vibrant modulation that sounds great on a lead? Walrus Audio built a pedal that lets you achieve both with the same stompbox! The Polychrome is a 100% analog flanger pedal that’s malleable to its environment — a […]
Breedlove’s ECO Collection of guitars brings sustainable tonewoods to affordable price points. As an environmentally conscious guitar maker, Breedlove is at the forefront of using sustainable materials to create inspiring instruments. Every model from the ECO Collection is crafted from fully sustainable tonewoods with Breedlove’s innovative EcoTonewood technology. The EcoTonewood process eliminates the soft, absorbent […]
Looking to get a little more out of your DJ rig? Watch our live demo of Denon DJ’s new LC6000 expansion controller! Resident DJ expert Jimmy guides us through the functionality of this unit, and how it can open up new possibilities in your next DJ set.
IK Multimedia is back, reimagining their original pint-sized analog hardware synthesizer, the UNO, as a next-gen evolutionary instrument. The UNO Synth Pro is more than one of everything — it’s the next level of analog synthesis! In our exclusive video we explore the gamut of sounds and features available on this evolutionary IK Multimedia instrument. […]
Way Huge has crafted some of the most widely used and potent effects pedals of all time. But now it’s time to get weird — in a good way! The Way Huge Atreides Weirding Module lets you add a ton of spice to your tone with a kaleidoscope of organic synth-like tones from a circuit […]
Go back to the future with our exclusive colorway of the Akai MPC Live II groovebox! The MPC Live Retro Edition takes design cues from Roger Linn’s classic cream, “don’t call it early-’90s-PC-beige” finish with gray pads found on their first iconic MPC60 workstation. They’ve extended this aesthetic to their future classic, the MPC Live […]
The Orange Acoustic Pedal is a full-fledged tonal toolbox for acoustic guitarists of all stripes. zZounds’ own guitar extraordinaire Justin chatted with John about this all-new pedal, and offered a live demonstration. Get a feel for how the Orange Acoustic Pedal can shape your tone, then get yours at zZounds with fast, free shipping!