Dating vintage boss pedals
The Preamp Live’s Tone Capture reappears here, too, but now offers three different modes: Amp Mode, to capture real-life amps; Guitar Mode, which models EQ characteristics; and Cab Mode, for sampling speaker cabs and creating IR files.
A surprise announcement for the show was this collaboration between Ibanez and Japanese boutique co Vemuram.
The Tre-Verb combines reverbs based on Fender’s spring units from 19, plus multiple tremolo modes to help players get closer to their desired sound.
If you look even further back to the late 1960s, Uni-Vibe pedals – which were designed to emulate a rotating speaker cabinet but have a chorus-like sound – were used by Jimi Hendrix and plenty of other icons. The circuit is augmented by supremely flexible LFO controls, which vastly broaden the potential for modulation, offering a unique suite of effects beyond the standard sheen of an 80s-style, Boss-like chorus. Digi Tech Luxe Anti-Chorus Polyphonic Detune The Luxe isn’t exactly a chorus pedal in the traditional sense; in fact, Digi Tech even goes so far as to market the device as an “anti-chorus” pedal.
Companies such as Boss (the inventor of modern chorus) have never stopped producing chorus pedals, and today’s market is replete with new and used options as a result. It functions by detuning the input signal from the guitar, in much the same way as the popular Digi Tech Whammy series does.
The TSV808 promises to combine the TS808’s iconic mid-boost with the Jan Ray’s full-range tone and dynamic response.
This all-analogue echo was designed by EHX Deluxe Memory Man and Pigtronix Echolution mastermind Howard Davis.