Canadian Music Trade - December/ January 2018 - Page 35

5 4 6 4 Pig Hog Fat-Foam Guitar Stands Pig Hog has launched its line of tour-ready Fat-Foam padded guitar stands. These stands feature a significant amount of padding and are engineered to withstand the rigors of touring. All Pig Hog stands are constructed utilizing heavy duty steel frames. All contact points are finished with the company’s signature Fat-Foam for extra cushioning for the instrument. Fat-Foam is non-reactive and safe for almost all lacquers and finishes. The height-adjustable centre post can be set to accommodate nearly all acoustic, electric, and bass guitars, and a locking bar secures the instrument neck in place while remaining easy to operate with one hand. A sturdy steel tripod base features rubber feet for balance and stability and collapses down easily for storage or transport. For more information, contact Pig Hog: 707-765-1500,, 5 IK Multimedia iRig Keys I/O Keyboard Controllers IK Multimedia is now shipping the iRig Keys I/O 25 and 49 keyboard controllers, which feature a built-in audio interface. The iRig Keys I/O is designed to provide a flexible way to complete music production in the studio from start to finish using one piece of equipment. iRig Keys I/O comes with either 25 or 49 full-size keys, offering a synth-action keybed, and integrates a professional, high-definition 96 kHz/24-bit audio interface with a class A preamp, allowing users to record their instruments and microphones (including condenser mics requiring 48 V phantom power) via its combo 1/4-in./XLR input. It also provides velocity-sensitive multicoloured pads, programmable touch-sensitive sliders and buttons, and assignable knobs. When used live, the 1/4-in. balanced stereo output can be used to run the signal directly to a PA or mixer. For more information, contact Hal Leonard: 414-774-3630, FAX 414-774-3259,, 6 Roland SPD-SX Special Edition Sampling Pad Roland has launched the SPD-SX Special Edition, an enhanced version of the SPD-SX Sampling Pad featuring all the functionality of the standard SPD-SX with expanded onboard storage capacity. Users can store up to 16 GB of samples onboard, eliminating the need to carry external memory. The SPD- SX Special Edition also features a distinctive sparkling red finish and includes an Ableton Live Lite software license to use with the instrument for music production and sample creation. Roland’s SPD-SX Sampling Pad can be used live for triggering custom samples, loops, and complete backing tracks. It also supports real-time sample capture via its Multi-Pad Sampling function. With its expanded memory, the SPD-SX Special Edition supports up to 50 hours of mono sample storage. For more information, contact Roland Canada: 604-270-6626, CANADIAN MUSIC TRADE 35