Pigtronix Pedals Tifton GA

The ARIA ($189 RETAIL/$149 STREET) is a hand-painted distortion pedal that, like all Pigtronix products, takes a somewhat different tack. For starters, it boasts an active 3-band EQ that lets you cut frequencies as well as boost them (+/-12dB), resulting in considerably more tone-crafting power than you get with the typical “Tone” control, or even multiple passive tone controls.

Barrys Main St Music
(229) 382-2333
214 Main St S
Tifton, GA
Types of Instruments Sold
Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Print Music

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Davis Music Co
(229) 382-1145
325 Commerce Way
Tifton, GA
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Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Classic Winds
(770) 924-0559
2394 Shallowford Rd
Marietta, GA
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Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Harry Day Pianos
(770) 476-1749
2372 Buford Hwy
Duluth, GA
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano

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Fletcher Piano
(706) 860-7981
115 Kings Way
Grovetown, GA
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Acoustic Piano

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Kents Music Inc
(229) 388-8001
225 Love Ave
Tifton, GA

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Guitars Unlimited
(478) 272-6712
220 Wrightsville Ave
Dublin, GA
Types of Instruments Sold
Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Alpha Music
(828) 835-3302
4137 E First St
Blue Ridge, GA

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Musicmatters101.Com
(770) 650-6550
640 W Crossville Rd Ste 600
Roswell, GA

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(770) 536-4546
1718 Cleveland Hwy
Gainesville, GA

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Pigtronix Pedals

gp0510_gear0310The ARIA ($189 RETAIL/$149 STREET) is a hand-painted distortion pedal that, like all Pigtronix products, takes a somewhat different tack. For starters, it boasts an active 3-band EQ that lets you cut frequencies as well as boost them (+/-12dB), resulting in considerably more tone-crafting power than you get with the typical “Tone” control, or even multiple passive tone controls. When boosted, Low packs a tight, punchy buzz with a hint of synth-like edginess; Mid emphasizes the lower end of the toothiness range, adding a little cocked-wah articulation;and High ladles on sizzle and a touch of rasp, but without harshness.

Next, the Aria’s diode-clipping circuitry has a somewhat different character than that of many distortion boxes—on some settings reminiscent of the inter-modulation distortion generated by the Crowther Audio Prunes & Custard (one of my favorite pedals). That said, the Aria easily nails fat classic rock and blues tones, including a great tubeamp-like crunch on lower gain settings, convincing early Sabbath metal sounds, and womanly Claptones using a neck humbucker with the guitar’s tone control rolled back. This little piggy is also very responsive to playing dynamics, frighteningly quiet even when cranked, and fitted with true-bypass switching. Sooey!

KUDOS Produces classic and modern sounds. Active tone controls. Quiet operation.
CONCERNS None.
CONTACT Pigtronix, (631) 331-7447; pigtronix.com ...

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