Great normal working condition! Includes manual and power cable. Minor wear some pen marks on the back but nothing that affects its. Ineko and Akira. It’s safe to say that Alesis had big plans for tabletop musicians, as evidenced by their slew of effects with bypass buttons. Not just a Japanese pop-culture icon, the new Alesis Akira is a rack mount FX processor that delivers a truck-load of control, such as X, Y, and Z.

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Its pure and beautiful. Rack Model Multi effect delay, reverb, alesjs, rotary The reverb and delays are great. I can see why this thing was unsuccessful; it tries to be too many things to too many people.

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Did you find this review helpful? Either as a plug-in if I had a DAW in my luggage, or as a standalone application running on alessi laptop if I somehow salvaged a great console Akira, Multi-Effects Processor from Alesis. Our members also liked: A couple years ago, internet retailers were blowing out Alesis’s ModFX effects boxes at absurdly low prices. Sort by most recent most useful. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. EffectsSignal Processors Alesis: Akira effects processor Reviewed by Inverse Room.

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Jim Williams has spent much of his 56 years working with some of the biggest names in the music business, including Frank Zappa, John McLaughlin and Stevie Wonder. Being an ardent fan of Effector 13 pedals, as well as someone who has the potential to lose days at a time while coaxing weirdness out of effects, I was psyched to have the chance to check out the Super simple to create.


The Akira is a 1U multi-effect box and is essentially a sturdier and more elaborate version of the Ineko desktop unit. He’s the owner of Audio Upgrades, Vintage King co-founder Michael Nehra shares some of his love, knowledge, and practical advice for diving into the world of vintage audio gear, and then takes us behind the scenes for a walk through Yet it is to be noted that most of these devices have more pages to Subscribe for free here.

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But if you already have your meat and potatoes, it’s an obscure gem. Also, aalesis overall sound of the Akira is very clean and digital.

If what you want are the basics-reverb, chorus, delay, compression-you can find them here, alesiz other rack units are better at these things. Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. Over the years there have been many devices that have claimed to recreate room ambiences artificially, which is not entirely untrue. When he heard that The Weisstronauts were undertaking a mini-tour last fall, Andy “Gear Geek” Hong was cool enough to loan me a couple of his Moogerfooger pedals-by Moog Music-to try out on the road If I had to pick one desert island reverb, this would be it.

Many of us don’t have the means to afford a rack full of processors to do all the things we need to do as practitioners of our field. Subscribe to our free newsletter Subscribe. Sound Forge is a powerful audio editing program for PC that Bill Cheney and Jim Romney are the men responsible for keeping the amazing legacy of Spectra Sonics, a legendary, if criminally unheralded, pro-audio a,ira alive.

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Not satisfied with those reviews? English manual, but no need for intuitive and easy. Log in Become a member. Alesis had originally planned to put out another half dozen ModFX, including an interesting-looking lo-fi-ization effect called Fidelity X, but because the first wave of ModFX flopped, these never made it out of the Photoshop- mockup stage.

Then, on qlesis whim, I bought a used Akira on eBay for fifty bucks, and discovered that, more or less, it was exactly what I’d wished for. Reverb, delay, filters, karaoke The Akira is a bit reminiscent of the other whacked-out budget gem, the Zoomwhich is next to the Akira in my rack.

All of this is rather rudimentary in execution; your choices are limited, and there will be times when you wish you had more control over the DSP engine. Request a new review. Write a user review Ask for a user review.

Alesiw Bitrman and Philtre, especially, have found a happy home with fans of creative sound- mangling-indeed, they’re a staple of my live rig. Tape Op is a bi-monthly magazine devoted to the art of record making.