Walrus Audio Launches the M1 High-Fidelity Modulation Machine

Walrus Audio expands its Mako Series with a modulation circuit that features six customized, studio-quality programs.


Each program has a torrent of options to tune, tweak, customize, and save to one of nine onboard presets (128 presets available via MIDI). Underneath the lush, pristine, and high-fidelity sounds, The M1 contains a wide array of options to degrade, warp and space out your modulation with the Lo-Fi knob. Add subtle movement and texture to float under your playing or make a statement with a thick swirling chorus and choppy panning tremolo.

Inspired by the analog modulation circuits of old, the M1’s digital deluge of sound invites players to enter the Mako-Verse to craft moving, melodic sagas. A sound explorers delight, the M1 offers a palette of infinite aural possibilities. The enclosure’s exact size is 4.9” x 2.52” x 2.64”. Power requirements are 9VDC (300mA minimum).

Walrus Audio Pedal Play: M1 High-Fidelity Modulation Machine

Yvette Young returned to the shop to perform a song she wrote for the Mako Series M1 High-Fidelity Modulation Machine.

Walrus Audio is offering The M1 for a retail price of $349. It is available now at walrusaudio.com and with our authorized dealers throughout all possible realities.

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Hip string synth tones. Communicates detail in complex chords. Freeze effects included.

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Electro-Harmonix S9 String Ensemble
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Electro-Harmonix is a giant among pedal builders. What’s inspiring about EHX is that they’ve never let that stature keep them from taking risks. Take the company’s keyboard- and synth-inspired pedals: the B9, KEY9, MEL9, and Synth9. Each has been a success, but none were sure-fire hits. Guitar-based synthesis at accessible consumer prices is not easy. Yet in each case, EHX created something playable and useful to guitarists. And if they didn’t always achieve perfect replication of the keyboard and synth instruments that inspired them, the pedals often prompted new ways of relating to a guitar and new possibilities in performance and composition. The S9 String Ensemble is among the most realized of these pedals. Its sounds are rich and creatively executed. And the pedal is compelling in the truest sense of the word: It makes it virtually impossible to not consider new songs, new arrangements, and new styles as you interact with it.

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