Neural DSP has so far released several plugins for modeling software. The company, founded by Douglas Castro of Darkglass, has now unleashed its first piece of hardware. The Quad Cortex is a unit they call the “most powerful floor modeler on the planet.”
Building on their line of Geddy Lee signature models, Tech 21 unveiled the Sansamp DI-2112 at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show. The pedal combines features from GED-2112 rackmount and the SanAmp YYZ.
Godlyke, Inc. was at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show to display two new pedals from Totally Wycked Audio (TWA): the Microchasm Octave Box and the Wahxidizer envelope-controlled fuzz. Each pedal is suitable for both bass and guitar.
Aguilar Amplification is celebrating their 25th anniversary with a limited edition run of their pedal lineup. The Silver Anniversary pedals come finished in the company’s silver and black color scheme with a special decal and commemorative package.
Aguilar Amplification has introduced its first micro pedal with the DB 925 Bass Preamp. Inspired by their DB 924, the new unit is al all-FET preamp with bass and treble boost controls.
MXR unveiled the Thump bass preamp at this year’s Winter NAMM Show. Based on the Echoplex preamp, the compact green pedal features a three-band EQ with a mid-frequency knob.
After the first version sold out almost immediately, Earthquaker Devices has unveiled the Life Pedal V2. The circuit is in a new, more traditional housing and has all the sounds of the original with a few more features.
Orange Amplification has announced a new device called the Bass Butler, which they call an entire bi-amp bass rig in a pedal.
YouTube and other online video sources have become a major source of information for musicians. Utility Design has announced a new piece of equipment to make utilizing online videos more streamlined.
Ananashead Effects has announced the Main Fuzz, a pedal based on the vintage Fuzz Face circuit. It’s available in three versions: silicon, germanium, or a hybrid of the two.
TC Electronic has added two new versions of their time-based effects. The Flashback 2 Mini Delay and Hall of Fame 2 Mini Reverb each feature their TonePrint technology that allows for beaming in different tone types from your smartphone.
Electro-Harmonix has announced a new pedal to their lineup with the EHX-2020, a compact tuner designed to save space on your pedalboard.