Each pedal is true bypass, features flexible inputs and outputs, and is housed in a small footprint.
West Des Moines, IA (October 5, 2015) -- GMF Music introduces four guitar pedals that take tone to a whole new level.
Bullseye DS‐1 (Distortion) The DS1 is a compact distortion pedal with plenty of dynamic range and great harmonic overtones. Tone, Level and Drive knobs ensure plenty of control and gain to suit any kind of musical style while maintaining an extremely open and clear sound that never gets muddy. Proprietary circuits for gain and tone dial in an unlimited variety of great guitar tones.
Bullseye RV‐1 (Reverb) This is an analog reverb pedal for use with electric or acoustic guitars, electronic keyboards and more. Two control knobs quickly adjust Dwell, (decay of the reverb) and the amount of REVERB mixed with dry signal.
Bullseye CH‐1 (Chorus) This is an analog chorus pedal for use with electric or acoustic guitars, electronic keyboards and more. Three control knobs quickly adjust the speed of the chorus effect, the depth and overall level of the effected sound.
Bullseye DL‐1 (Delay) This is an analog delay pedal that creates echo effects, from short slap‐back to longer repeating echoes. Use it on electric or acoustic guitars, electronic keyboards and more. Three control knobs quickly adjust the speed of the echo repeats, the number of echoes and overall level (Mix) of the effected sound.
All Bullseye pedals are made with heavy‐duty, fully shielded steel cases for low noise and maximum durability
- Sound quality - First-class guitar tone right out of the box. (Fully shielded for low noise)
- True Bypass - Maximum tonal integrity.
- Flexible inputs & outputs - Accepts instrument as well as line level/FX Loop signals.
- Easy of use – Can be powered with 9V battery or 9V adapter
- Compact and cool - A small footprint makes it fit on any board, and the sheer look guarantees that it will turn some heads once it sits there!
Street Prices - $79 (Distortion & Delay) - $89 (Chorus) - $159 (Reverb)
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Flare is a dual-function pedal with a tube-like booster and a 1970s-style ring modulator effect that can be played separately or together.
Flare’s ring modulator is based on the iconic tone of the original Dan Armstrong Green Ringer. This vintage classic was made famous by Frank Zappa who loved the unusual modulations created by generating a harmonic octave over notes. Messiah’s version offers two control knobs: a “Sparkle” tone attenuator and output Level control. Its taupe-gold body, purple and green knobs and stick-figure rock ’n’ roller holding up a flame convey an appropriately rockin’70s vibe.
In a unique twist, Messiah’s Flare pairs the ringer with a warm tube-style boost instead of a fuzz. Flare feeds the booster into the ringer for an extra punch, while preserving the Green Ringerspirit. The ringer side also turns any fuzz into an octafuzz, and it has the ability to quiet signal background noise fed through it.
The booster side features a single Boost knob to control the MOSFET circuit, making it very tube-amp-friendly with a warm, organic boost and gain of up to 32dB.
The pedal is a distinct improvement over the 1970s pedal that inspired it. “Most ringer pedals don’t track well,” Tom Hejda, owner of Messiah Guitars. “The player can’t rely on repeating the same effect even with the most consistently played notes. We carefully matched the components, so our ringer follows your every move, producing that slightly dirty octave you expect on demand.”
Messiah developed this vintage octave pedal with flexible features so that people who love that messy, dirty Zappa-esque sound can get there with ease but there’s also something for those who have not fallen in love with fuzz or the Green Ringer alone. Flare offers an array of sonic options while retaining simplicity in the controls.
Each Flair Pedal Includes:
- 3 control knobs: Boost, Sparkle, and Level
- Two effects – Ring Modulator and Boost – can be used together or separately
- Space-saving top side jacks
- Durable, cast aluminum alloy 125B enclosure with fun artwork
- Easy to see, illuminated True-bypass foot switch
- Standard 9V pedal power input
Flare Pedal Demo
Messiah Guitars pedals are designed with an explorative player in mind. Like their custom guitars and amplifiers, Messiah’s pedals are hand-crafted in Los Angeles for a long life with guaranteed quality.
Flare retails for $199.00 and can be purchased directly at Messiah Guitars or you can hear it in person at Impulse Music Co. in Canyon Country, CA.
For more information, please visit messiahguitars.com.
This feathery little guy is a joy to play because of its incredibly quick response to your right hand - much faster and more expressive than your typical auto-wah pedal.
If it looks like a duck, acts like a duck, and QUACKS like a duck, then it must be a duck. That's how we came up with the name for our new envelope filter. This feathery little guy is a joy to play because of its incredibly quick response to your right hand - much faster and more expressive than your typical auto-wah pedal. Trevor explains how this is possible in the launch video, as well as gives a demo on Le Canard’s operation.
The attack control determines how quickly the filter responds to the envelope, and the decay sets how quickly the filter releases afterward. The range controls which frequency spectrum the filter does its magic on. Add to this relay-based full-bypass switching with failsafe, and you've got one crazy little quacky beast. It is so expressive that you'll want to give up on your rocker-wah forever.
The MayFly Le Canard envelope filter features:
- Super fast responding envelope follower. Touch it and it jumps!
- Range control to dial in the character of the filter
- Attack control to control how fast the filter moves on that first touch
- Release control to control how slowly the filter slides back to baseline
- Full bypass using relays with Fail SafeTM (automatically switches to bypass if the pedal loses power)
- Cast aluminum enclosure with groovy artwork
- MSRP $149 USD ($199 CAD)
Introducing the MayFly Le Canard Envelope Filter
All MayFly pedals are hand-made in Canada.
For more information, please visit mayflyaudio.com.