Tanabe Twin Custom Apache Junction AZ

The larger housing of the Twin Custom is designed to accommodate any combination of two Zumkudo and Dumkudo pedals. The double Zenkudo version on review here offers a staggering range of tones. Overdriving the input of the second stage with the first circuit took sustain and timbre off into new territories that no single pedal could achieve alone.

Insalcos Music Store
(480) 982-2025
1000 W Apache Trl
Apache Junction, AZ
Types of Instruments Sold
Electronic Keyboard, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Gerbers Music & Furniture
(480) 981-2520
5200 E University Dr
Mesa, AZ
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Sound Reinforcement, Print Music

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Richardson Music Center
(480) 641-9903
6555 E Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ

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Brengle'S Music Co.
(480) 981-0914
5818 E Desert Ln
Gilbert, AZ
Types of Instruments Sold
Drums & Percussion

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Music & Arts
(480) 984-4200
Mesa Pavillions, 7040 East Hampton Avenue
Mesa, AZ
 
Nelson'S Music
(480) 332-9420
775 S Pinal Dr
Apache Junction, AZ
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral

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Brown Music
(480) 486-9930
5136 E Evergreen St
Mesa, AZ
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano

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Fletcher Music Centers Inc
(480) 830-3959
6555 E Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ
Types of Instruments Sold
Organs

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All Star Music
(480) 832-8800
355 N Lindsay Rd
Mesa, AZ
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Noah'S Music Store
(928) 314-0105
1314 S 5Th Ave
Yuma, AZ

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Tanabe Twin Custom

gp0410_gear0274The larger housing of the Twin Custom($550 direct) is designed to accommodate any combination of two Zumkudo and Dumkudo pedals. The double Zenkudo version on review here offers a staggering range of tones. Overdriving the input of the second stage with the first circuit took sustain and timbre off into new territories that no single pedal could achieve alone. And when routed directly into the mixing console in the studio, the twin Zenkudo version sounded more like a good amplifier with a mic on it, providing outstanding note detail, dynamics, and tonal complexity. Given a choice of what to put in a Twin Custom, I would select a Zenkudo/Dumkudo pairing for classic sounds, or two Dumkudos for sheer over-the-top intensity and sustain. It’s worth noting that the Twin Custom (or any of the other Tanabes) may be ordered with a lighter colored simulated pearl top, which makes it easier to read the control labeling.

—Henry Kaiser

KUDOS Quiet. Extremely versatile. A wide variety of both subtle and powerful tones.
CONCERNS Very pricey.
CONTACT tanabe.tv

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