Digitech Artist Series Pedals - Jimi Hendrix and Brian May

When I first saw the Digitech Jimi Hendrix pedal I thought it was just a gimmick and wouldn't give real Hendrick tones, but after watching numerous video and sound clips I found that Digitech done a great job, they captured Jimi Hendrix's tone and sounds into one pedal. Then, I learnt that there was a Brian May model out, I had to check it out, and yes, again it had Brian May's tones spot on.

Heres some examples of the tones and sounds the Digitech Artist Series Pedals can replicate:
Hendrix tones







Brian May Tones






It's been 3 years since Digitech released it two artist series pedals, and I'm still waiting for more! Theres probably numerous difficulties in producing one such as licensing and endorsement ect, as most artists are probably already locked into contracts with certain manufacturers. Not to mention Digitech will have to task of replicating the tone of that certain artist and make it work with any combination of guitar and amp. Theres also an Eric Clapton Crossroads pedal, but I haven't seen enough of that to comment, it may be good, but why didn't Digitech just go for a full Eric Clapton pedal with more of his tones like the Jimi Hendrix or Brian May one?

Heres some clips by World Music Supply from NAMM 2006 at the Digitech booth, you can judge for yourself:
Brian May Digitech Pedal at NAMM 2006






Jimi Hendrix Digitech Pedal at NAMM 2006




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