Melodic, harmonious, intuitive, and playful, Syntakt is a 12-track drum specialist that brings Elektron’s world-class 64-step sequencing into the realm of drum synthesis and soundscaping – no experience required. Watch as we explore this instrument in our exclusive demo video!
Get ready to rock with the Blackstar St. James amps! Available in both head and 1×12″ combos, these amps come in your choice of two bold flavors, thanks to the legendary pedigrees of each model’s power tubes: • EL34 – The classic high-gain British sound. Imagine crispy cleans that smoothly transition into compressed saturation and […]
Pint-size but mighty, Korg’s Volca Series synths and groove machines are quite possibly the perfect portable music instruments for stage and studio. Watch as Justin covers the compelling features crowning Korg’s backpackable musical cohorts!
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 […]
In this special edition of zZounds Live, Rob Scallon joined the zZounds crew! Justin and Rob Scallon talked all things content creation and how Rob got started in making videos. During their talk, they also showed how 7 and 8-string guitars aren’t just a one trick pony made for djenting. Rob tells us about his […]
Have you ever performed a golden take only to realize afterward that the amp sound just wasn’t quite there? Or maybe you want to audition the perfect amp for a hot solo you just recorded? If you record any guitars at all, then now’s the time to learn about reamping. With recording technology more accessible […]
In this edition of zZounds Live, Justin shows that the Mesa/Boogie Badlander 50 is no one-trick pony. With three gain modes, two identical channels, and the ability to run in 50 or 20 watts, the Mesa/Boogie Badlander 50 is one versatile beast. Is that not enough? Well, this amp also has a headphone output and […]
The ideal amp for gigging, rehearsing, or bedroom jamming is a Katana! The Boss Katana series turned heads when it arrived for guitarists, and now the bassists are getting their turn. The Katana Bass series includes both a 2×10″, 160-watt option, and a 1×10″, 60-watt version. These are both practical, affordable options for the budding […]
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, […]