Summer NAMM: New Gear in Videos, Photos, for Guitarists, DJs, Vocalists, Producers

Effect pedals on CDM? Heck, yes. Electro-Harmonix may have just stolen the show in Nashville with the Freeze pedal alone. Continuing our coverage with Nashville locals and musicians Tony and Jeremy, we have some hands-on videos, images, and impressions of the gear on offer. Don’t miss yesterday’s story on how the trade show helps Nashville recover from flooding. They offered a sobering picture of the state of the show, as well, but that didn’t stop them from finding good stuff to share. -Ed. Summer NAMM was never the size of its winter counterpart. We were still surprised by the poor …

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On Behringer’s Track Record, “Value,” and “Copies”

Photo (CC) sleepydisco aka David Wood. In pointing out Behringer’s clone of Apple’s homepage, I may have left some things unclear. I was honestly surprised to find a number of people rushing to Behringer’s defense. I wasn’t trying to score cheap and easy points against the brand, but while venting frustration, I may have underestimated the response of people who own Behringer gear. If you do, and it’s working for you, as always – that’s a good thing. The conversation got me excited, and I stepped into the comment fray. I shouldn’t have in this case, and unless asked to, …

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Video: Moog FreqBox Effects, Tested with TB-303 and Guitar

Our friends Chachi and Alan write in from San Francisco’s music tech haven, Robotspeak, to share a video giving the Moogerfooger FreqBox some hands-on time. Since the FreqBox needs some signal to do its magic, they turned to two great sources: Alan’s guitar, and Chachi’s Roland TB-303. We hope to have some more on the FreqBox soon; let us know if you’ve gotten one yourself and how it’s working out for you. Previously: NAMM: Moog Music moogerfooger FreqBox Meant to be Heard, Not Seen?

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