Tanabe Dumkudo Cedar City UT

The Dumkudo is simply a higher-gain version of the Zenkudo designed to work better with single-coil pickups. I like the extremely high-gain tones that you can get from this pedal when using humbucking or active pickups. Fans of the highest- gain Dumble tones—as in the classic slide playing of Lowell George and David Lindley with their ’70s-era Dumbles—might prefer the Dumkudo, whereas the Zenkudo might be a better choice for those preferring subtle, more controlled tones.

Wittlesticks
(435) 586-7121
Pob 2227
Cedar City, UT
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Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Donkley Music Co
(801) 394-6222
2512 Mountain Rd
Ogden, UT
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Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Print Music

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Miller Piano Clinic
(435) 258-2195
43 E Rocky Point Dr
Richmond, UT
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Acoustic Piano

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Music Village Usa
(801) 399-1418
4093 Riverdale Rd
Ogden, UT
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Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Recording Equipment, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music, DJ Equipment

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Ballantyne Music
(435) 251-9985
2379 240Th S
Saint George, UT

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Cedarmusic Store And Studi
(435) 586-8742
602 S Main St
Cedar City, UT

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Strings Unlimited
(801) 786-1605
2196 N 700 W
Ogden, UT
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Organs

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Jw Pepper
(801) 265-0868
5450 Green St
Murray, UT

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Piano Gallery Of Logan
(435) 752-7510
1940 N Main St
Logan, UT
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Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral

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(435) 790-8051
2492 South 500 West
Vernal, UT
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Tanabe Dumkudo

GJ7T0272The Dumkudo ($310 direct) is simply a higher-gain version of the Zenkudo (see page 95) designed to work better with single-coil pickups. I like the extremely high-gain tones that you can get from this pedal when using humbucking or active pickups. Fans of the highest- gain Dumble tones—as in the classic slide playing of Lowell George and David Lindley with their ’70s-era Dumbles—might prefer the Dumkudo, whereas the Zenkudo might be a better choice for those preferring subtle, more controlled tones. Again, the three modes produce quite different sounds and sonic behaviors. The green mode reminds me of the ’70s Dumbles, while the blue mode is more in the ’80s Dumble vein, and the red mode is both Marshall-y and Dumble-y at the same time.

—Henry Kaiser

KUDOS Quiet. Terrific aggressive tones with higher-output pickups. Excellent modern classic tones with single-coil pickups.
CONCERNS Pricey. Low contrast between control labels and abalone background can make it difficult to read the controls on stage.
CONTACT tanabe.tv

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