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Exotic Echorec tones and functionality at a more affordable price.

Super-rich and authentically complex Echorec tones. Super-effective swell function.

Less intuitive controls can be tough to use on the fly. Some materials could be sturdier.

$219

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I've had the good fortune to play many odd instruments, from hurdy gurdies to Buchla modular synthesizers to giant pipe organs. Only a few, however, were weirder contraptions than the Binson Echorec. The sounds of a Binson may be familiar—if only because it was Pink Floyd's echo of choice through the early to mid-'70s. But musically interacting with one, while observing and hearing the tickings, whirrings, and sometimes clankings of its electromechanical innards, feels like stepping into some parallel-universe, future/past from a pulp-science-fiction paperback. It's no coincidence that the band who wrote "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun" made it a centerpiece of their creative process.

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A new line of mini-sized pedals that feature Wilma capacitors, Alpha pots, and golden pin relays.

Faenza, Italy (August 20, 2018) -- As you might know, Italians Gurus Amps and Baroni-Lab have recently joined to create Foxgear, a brand aimed at approaching the entry-level market. The Professional Compact Series offers mini pedals at affordable prices.

People usually think that cheap micro pedals aren't reliable and sound bad. Our answer to these concerns is offering a 5-year warranty. These pedals are used by big artists like Pink Floyd’s Guy Pratt and Steve Lukather.

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