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Ten New Guitar Pedals From Akai

We love guitar pedals! And Akai has announed 10 new guitar pedals at the Winter NAMM show.

From the press release:

The Analog Custom Shop consists of these ten pedals: Phase Shifter, Analog Delay, Blues Overdrive, Chorus, Compressor, Tri Mode Overdrive, Deluxe Distortion, Flanger, Tri Mode Fuzz, and Tri Mode Distortion.

Check out entire Akai pedal line at this page.

Akai Deluxe Distortion
Akai Deluxe Distortion

Full press release is copied below.

The Analog Custom Shop line of guitar products from Akai Professional Bring ‘Boutique’ Sound to All with a Collection of Ten Premium Guitar Pedals.

Cumberland, R.I. (Jan 13, 2011) – Akai Professional, the name synonymous with music production, announce their new Analog Custom Shop line of guitar pedals. Akai Pro will unveil the collection of ten pedals at booth #6400 of the 2011 NAMM Show from January 13-16, Anaheim, CA.

As with previous Akai Professional guitar pedals like the E2 Headrush and SB1 Deep Impact Bass Synth, the Analog Custom Shop line is a collection of pedal effects designed to exacting standards, using the highest quality components. Analog Custom Shop pedals provide rich tone, texture and character to immediately enhance and inspire players of any musical style.

The Analog Custom Shop line uses all-analog design to deliver the sound quality of boutique pedals, and does so at an extremely affordable price . No matter the desired guitar sound or musical genre, the Analog Custom Shop line has the right pedal, or combination thereof, to achieve the best tone possible, from the studios of Nashville to the Blues clubs of Chicago to the heaviest of metal bands.

The Analog Custom Shop consists of these ten pedals: Phase Shifter, Analog Delay, Blues Overdrive, Chorus, Compressor, Tri Mode Overdrive, Deluxe Distortion, Flanger, Tri Mode Fuzz, and Tri Mode Distortion.

“The Analog Custom Shop from Akai Professional brings high quality, classic, rich guitar tones to all,” said Glen Darcey, Director of Product Management, Akai Professional.

FEA Labs: The Growler Pedal for Bass

FEA Labs has a pretty cool looking new pedal for you bass players out there.  Below is an excerpt from the press release.

[Press Release] FEA Labs is pleased to announce the FEA Growler pedal as the forth pedal to their lineup. The Growler is designed to add second harmonic warmth for the player who is looking to add that extra “growl” and “punch” to their bass tone. The analog harmonic octave tone generated by the pedal blends with natural tone of the bass guitar to add new dimensions to the fundamental dynamics of the tone.

FEA Labs Growler Bass Pedal
FEA Labs Growler Bass Pedal

Product Link: http://www.fealabs.com/products/GROWLER-0001.html

Dunlop Releases the New MXR Micro Chorus

If you like chorus effects Dunlop has released a new pedal that you may be interested in.  Info via HarmonyCentral and Dunlop Press Release below.

With its simple operation and stellar analog tone—the MXR Micro Chorus joins the ranks of MXR Classics such as the Phase 90, Dyna Comp, and Micro Amp. This 80’s reissue delivers a stunning range of rich chorus textures, from sparkly watery shimmers to intense rotating speaker simulation with a twist of the Rate control.

Dunlop MXR Micro Chorus
Dunlop MXR Micro Chorus

Visit Dunlop site: http://www.jimdunlop.com/

Dunlop Reunion Tour 2010
Dunlop Reunion Tour 2010