Sometimes you just want to take your tone to another world. Wampler, Beetronics, and Walrus Audio are all known for crafting effects pedals that are not only built like tanks, but feature some of the most unique and useable tones in the world of effects manufacturers. In our exclusive zZounds Live demo, we’ll be diving […]
Named after some of the most revered music venues on the East and West coasts, Mesa/Boogie Fillmore guitar amplifiers pump out vintage tone with modern versatility. The Mesa/Boogie Fillmore series offers 25-, 50-, and 100-watt configurations. All of these amps have the same controls, and come in either a combo or a head. With two […]
Polyend Play is a standalone, portable, USB-powered groovebox that takes an open-sandbox approach to beat-making. Play gives you the flexibility and freedom to create as you wish, using samples, external MIDI instruments, and built-in effects – all on a large display with 15 touch-capacitive knobs and 160 velocity-sensitive touchpads. In our exclusive video demo, we […]
Attention, solo and duo podcasters looking for an easy-to-use audio interface that won’t bust your budget: Focusrite Vocaster has arrived! Known for building some of the world’s most popular home studio interfaces for musicians, Focusrite loaded their Vocaster One and Vocaster Two with the podcasting community’s most-wanted features, like Auto Gain for setting levels quickly […]
Guitarists aren’t the only ones going gaga over EarthQuaker Devices’ 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.
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 […]
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! […]