Tanabe Twin Custom Darby PA

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.

Top Ten Music Studio
(610) 583-3535
24 S Macdade Blvd
Glenolden, PA
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Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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(610) 623-3555
8 N Lansdowne Ave
Lansdowne, PA
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(610) 543-2244
41 Baltimore Pike
Springfield, PA
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(610) 449-6900
5248 Apache Ln
Drexel Hill, PA
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(215) 465-2288
1530 W Moyamensing Ave
Philadelphia, PA
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(610) 586-2733
517 Glenfield Ave
Glenolden, PA
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(610) 833-2665
2 Yale Ave
Morton, PA
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(610) 543-4050
1025 E Woodland Ave
Springfield, PA

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(215) 568-7800
1718 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA
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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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