Akai’s MPC line of products has always been the industry standard in hardware beat production. This holiday season, zZounds and Beats by JBlack wanted to give to the community of beatmakers the chance to earn some top Akai gear for themselves by placing first, second, or third in our beat-making contest. The beats were submitted […]
The Darkglass Aggressively Distorting Advanced Machine offers powerful distortion and compression in one pedal, along with a 6-band graphic EQ, 5 compressor modes, 5 distortion modes, cabinet sim IRs, and much more. Join Justin in his quest to unlock incredible bass tones with this Darkglass pedal.
The Electro-Harmonix Memory Man delay pedal has supplied incredible tones to some of the biggest records ever made. Now, EHX has packed those legendary tones into a pedal that will fit on any board! The Electro-Harmonix Nano Deluxe Memory Man has a smaller footprint than its big brother, but all the warm, analog delay tone […]
The EarthQuaker Devices Hizumitas is a fuzz pedal designed for Wata, guitar sorceress of the legendary experimental band Boris. Wata collaborated with EarthQuaker Devices’ own Jamie Stillman to reproduce the incredible, unattainable tones from her Elk BM Sustainer fuzz pedal. The simple yet effective design offers three knobs to control your desired fuzz tone. The […]
The Two Notes Torpedo Captor X is not just an attenuator that lets you use those 50- and 100-watt monsters without peeling the paint off the wall, it can also emulate different types of speaker cabinets. Featured in this video is a Friedman Dirty Shirley and a vintage 1964 Fender Bandmaster, each running through the […]
We’ve assembled the Friedman BE-Mini, Diezel VH Micro, and Bogner Ecstasy Mini in this livestream for a look into the massive tones these mini amps deliver. These compact, more affordable versions of their bigger siblings are perfect for anyone looking to add a high-gain monster to their collection. Hear these mini amplifier heads in this […]
Numark’s Mixstream Pro DJ controller paves the way for next-gen DJing with built-in Wi-Fi, direct access to streaming music, Philips Hue smart control to turn your room lighting into party lighting, seamless integration of existing DJ libraries, Dropbox connectivity, pro DJ features, and built-in monitor speakers! Look back on our latest livestream as Jimmy and […]
Want a compact, powerful pedal platform that fits on your board? The DSM Humboldt Simplifier Deluxe is a zero-watt, dual-channel reverb stereo amplifier that simplifies your powerful stereo rig down to the size of a dual-pedal. Check out our exclusive live demo as Justin jumps into just what the Simplifier Deluxe can do!
Ever wonder why the Soldano SLO-100 is almost mythically revered among a huge range of guitarists? Check out a replay of our livestream as zZounds’ resident Shredder-in-Chief Justin takes this beastly amp for a high-octane test drive. Think you can handle the power of a SLO? Find out now!