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TWA Introduces the Side Step Pedal

TWA Introduces the Side Step Pedal

TWA has announced the Side Step, which is a variable-state, tap-tempo low-frequency oscillator. It’s designed to be used to control “practically any device with an expression input and/or +5V control voltage source.”

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Darkglass Electronics Introduces the Microtubes X Ultra Pedal

Darkglass Electronics Introduces the Microtubes X Ultra Pedal

Darkglass Electronics has introduced the Microtube X Ultra, which they say “greatly expands” on the versatility of their Microtubes X7 pedal. It has all the same controls as its predecessor but adds four key components.

Spiral Electric FX Announces the White Spiral Boost Pedal

Spiral Electric FX Announces the White Spiral Boost Pedal

Spiral Electric FX unveiled the new White Spiral Boost at Summer NAMM this year. The pedal, designed by former DOD/Digitech creative Tom Cram, is a light JFET boost “with a few tricks up its sleeve.”

Foxgear Announces the Ballade Chorus Pedal

Foxgear Announces the Ballade Chorus Pedal

Foxgear has expanded their pedal lineup with the Ballade, a chorus pedal that revives the sound of the ’80s.

Retro-Sonic Announces Flanger Pedal

Retro-Sonic Announces Flanger Pedal

Canada’s Retro-Sonic has expanded their effects palette with a flanger pedal based on the late seventies “18v Electric Mistress.” It uses the same BBD path as the original, though some upgrades make it more usable.

Boss Introduces RC-10R Rhythm Loop Station Pedal

Boss Introduces RC-10R Rhythm Loop Station Pedal

Boss has expanded its looping pedals with the RC-10R Rhythm Loop Station pedal, which the company says is designed for in-the-moment music creation. It has 280 built-in rhythms with song structures and separate parts.

Source Audio Introduces the C4 Synth Pedal

Source Audio Introduces the C4 Synth Pedal

Source Audio has revealed their latest creation with the C4 Synth. The pedal, which works for bass or guitar, is a four-voiced synthesizer that takes the sound creation tools of a classic Eurorack modular synthesizer and puts it into one compact pedal.

Singular Sound Announces the Aeros Loop Studio Pedal

Singular Sound Announces the Aeros Loop Studio Pedal

Singular Sound has expanded its product lineup with a new looper pedal called The Aeros Loop Studio. The unit is a six-track stereo looper that has a touch-enabled screen, hands-free mixing, and simultaneous parallel and sequential looping.

Boss Unveils the SY-1 Synthesizer Pedal

Boss Unveils the SY-1 Synthesizer Pedal

Boss has announced the SY-1, a synthesizer pedal that brings their latest technology to a compact format. The unit has 121 synth sounds they say “makes it simple for any guitarist or bassist to incorporate an authentic Boss synth into their music.”

Electro-Harmonix Announces the Tri Parallel Mixer

Electro-Harmonix Announces the Tri Parallel Mixer

Electro-Harmonix has introduced the Tri Parallel Mixer, which they call a “powerful effects creation and mixing hub.” The unit has three separate effects loops with controls that allow for multiple configurations.