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Effects

DigiTech iPB-10 Multi-Effects iPad Pedalboard

The DigiTech iPB-10 Programmable Pedalboard is the world’s first programmable pedalboard using the iPad. By harnessing the power of the iPad, the iPB-10 combines the simplicity of a pedalboard with the flexibility of a multi-effect system.

In conjunction with the iPB-10, DigiTech also announced the introduction of the iPB-Nexus app for iPad. This app gives guitar players drag and drop pedalboard design functionality. It also includes the My Tones library where users can store and organize presets. Also included is a real-time performance view where users can see each pedal and its settings. […]

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Amplifiers

IK Multimedia AmpliTube 3.0 Hands-On Review

If you’re not familiar with AmpliTube, it has amp and preamp models, stomp effects, “rack” effects for a more produced/recorded sound, and various signal path configurations. What doesn’t show up on a spec sheet is that to my ears, IK has nailed the “clean to breakup” transition. This isn’t easy with analog hardware, but IK pulls it off superbly–resulting in amp models with a responsive, dynamic feel that goes far beyond the “two-dimensional” vibe of older amp sims. […]