IK Multimedia is proud to announce that Stefan "Fonzy" Lessard, bassist with the Dave Matthews Band, officially endorses IK’s StompIO™ USB floor controller and audio interface to control the tones of Ampeg® SVX™ and other "Powered by AmpliTube" software on stage for the 2008 Dave Matthews Band’s Tour.
Stefan "Fonzy" Lessard, Dave Matthews Band Concert in West Palm Beach, FL USA, July 11, 2008 with StompIO.
Stefan Lessard is one of the growing numbers of professional musicians embracing software-based music technology on stage, IK’s "Powered by AmpliTube" software with StompIO revolutionary pedalboard system fits in perfectly with his hectic international touring schedule.
In the next few months, Stefan will be releasing a collection of free "Powered by AmpliTube" presets for musicians to download, directly from IK Multimedia’s website - giving fans and musicians a taste of what can be accomplished when using cutting-edge technology and software to create music.
"StompIO sounds amazing and gives me any tone I want. It's the heart of my touring rig! I’ve been on the road with StompIO all summer now, with no hiccups. We use a Mac Mini to power it and nothing has gone wrong at all so far – real excited about that."
"The professional engineers out on the road- they all love it. They like the consistency of the tones and they think it’s amazing. They all use a lot of virtual decks in their world for mixing, so to have their 'thumbs up' on it makes me feel really good about it. IK’s technology is so good, other musicians need to know about it, so I’ll do what I can to help promote."
Stefan "Fonzy" Lessard, Dave Matthews Band