Tanabe Twin Custom Mc Lean VA

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.

Foxes Music Co
(703) 533-7393
416 S Washington St
Falls Church, VA
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Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music

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Alexandria Music
(703) 660-6025
1502 Belle View Blvd
Alexandria, VA

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Top One Ltd
(301) 320-3882
5310 Tuscarawas Rd
Bethesda, MD
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Digital Piano, Electronic Keyboard, Organs, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Guitar Center
(703) 533-8500
6272 Arlington Blvd.
Falls Church, VA
 
Jordan Kitts Music
(703) 573-6070
8500 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA

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Action Music Ltd
(703) 534-4801
6501 29Th St N
Arlington, VA
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Jammin Java
(703) 255-1566
231 Maple Ave E
Vienna, VA
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Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion

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Middle C
(202) 244-7326
4530 Wisconsin Ave Nw
Washington, DC

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Boyds Pianos
(703) 698-8188
2931 Gallows Rd
Falls Church, VA
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Acoustic Piano

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(301) 907-6900
4838 Rugby Ave
Bethesda, MD
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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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