Noise Engineering gets melodic with three new pitch CV modules

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Noise Engineering has released a trio of pitch orientated modules to get some tunes back into your noise production. Let’s welcome the weirdly named (as ever) Vox Digitalis, Quantus Pax and Quant Gemi. Vox Digitalis It’s a little sequencer in just 4HP. Designed to be easy to program, very quick and helpful at producing sequences […]

Mattoverse Electronics Drone Tone MK III: A new synth for your pedalboard?

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Third time lucky! Version three of Mattoverse’s synth effect pedal has what the first two versions have so painfully missed.  Mattoverse Electronics Drone Tone MK III While it looks like an effect for guitar, it’s something different to your regular pedals. In fact, it doesn’t change the input signal at all. The Drone Tone MK III […]

Dubler Studio Kit takes pitch-to-MIDI into the future

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The Dubler Studio Kit was funded in 46 minutes on Kickstarter this morning. It takes your voice, or another monophonic audio source, and turns it into MIDI notes. They call it a real-time vocal recognition MIDI controller and people seem quite excited about it. Pitch-to-MIDI I confess that this has me scratching my head a […]

TC Electronic Brainwaves pitch shifter: A rival to the Digitech Whammy?

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The new TC Electronic Brainwaves pitch shifter pedal looks like it could rival the Digitech Whammy pedal. Can this new offering take on the market leader in pitch shifting? TC Electronic Brainwaves TC Electronic has just launched its new Brainwaves pitch shifter pedal. TC manages to fit all the pitch manipulation effects a guitarist could need […]

NAMM 2019: Ernie Ball VPJR Tuner Pedal is here

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Ernie Ball has now unveiled the VPJR touch-screen tuner and volume pedal I wrote about the other day. It looks useful, but how much will it cost? Ernie Ball VPJR Tuner Pedal That new Ernie Ball VPJR Tuner Pedal they were teasing a few days ago will be available in four finishes – gold, black, red and […]

NAMM 2019: Mooer presents powerful GE300 prototype

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Although the new Mooer GE300 multi-effects and amp modeller is still in development, we’ve heard that Mooer is bringing a prototype to NAMM 2019 for everyone to see. And a powerful animal it is, too… Mooer GE300 prototype This monster looks like it will provide a massive amount of power in a floor pedal unit. Powered […]

Fuzz + Reverb + Delay + Mod = Collision Devices Black Hole Symmetry

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It’s always nice when a young company launches a product that’s not the thousandth replica of something we already know, with just minimal changes and a ‘cool’ name. French upstarts Collision Devices has a really interesting new pedal called the Black Hole Symmetry. Black Hole Symmetry The Black Hole Symmetry is divided into distinct three […]

Dtronics DT-RDX adds knobs to your Yamaha Reface DX

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FM synthesis has traditionally ignored knobs and hands-on controls for a good solid menu system that handles the many many parameters. This often makes it an unloved form of synthesis – great sounds but a pain to program. The Yamaha Reface DX manages to capture both the FM sound that we love and the menu driven […]

Grand Canyon: EHX widens the Canyon to add more delay and looper functions

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The Grand Canyon is the evolution of the Canyon Delay and not only looks bigger, but also brings a lot more features: Stereo, tap tempo, expression, footswitch, added effects and a full-blown looper. EHX Grand Canyon The original Electro Harmonix Canyon Delay has found a lot of fans (according to the EHX site). The new […]

Old Blood Noise Endeavors Reflector Chorus V3: Washed out with reverb

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Old Blood Noise Endeavors has just released a new, updated version of its popular chorus pedal. The Reflector Chorus V3 pedal now has more scope and control for your modulation effect. With a more refined sound and a new reverb chorus mode, this chorus should be a lot of fun to play around with. Old […]