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PandaMidi Revives A Classic Synth Pedal with the Future Impact I
Pedals & Effects

PandaMidi Revives A Classic Synth Pedal with the Future Impact I

The AKAI Deep Impact is one of the most sought after synth bass pedals around. Discontinued years ago, the pedal is often seen selling for $800 or more. Now the Deep Impact’s designer has announced the next generation of the synth pedal with the Future Impact I by PandaMidi. While the Future Impact I is able to reproduce all nine...

Iron Ether Introduces Subterranea Synth/Octave Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Iron Ether Introduces Subterranea Synth/Octave Pedal

Iron Ether’s newest pedal is a multi-timbral analog synthesizer and octave pedal. The handmade “Subterranea” pedal features three synthesized voices that track the input pitch, two of which have selectable waveforms and a third that has its own unique sound and lowpass filter. Iron Ether says all of the voices can be mixed together to create a “massive synthesized voice”...

Bass of the Week: Pino Saracini’s Keyboard Bass by Huma Guitars
Bass of the Week

Bass of the Week: Pino Saracini’s Keyboard Bass by Huma Guitars

Pino Saracini is professional bassist in Italy. He’s also creative guy. While out on tour, he typically has to play synth bass in addition to his 4-string with little time for changing between instruments. To fix the issue, he came up with the Keyboard Bass, a bass with a Korg Nonokey2 USB controller built in. After designing every detail of...