Whirlwind USA

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Whirlwind USA
Founded 1975
Headquarters Rochester, New York
Key people
Michael Laiacona (founder), President
Products Pro audio equipment
Website www.whirlwindusa.com

Whirlwind USA is a manufacturer of audio interfacing equipment and custom audio interfacing, including digital products that employ the EtherSound standard.[1] In addition, Whirlwind manufactures guitar effects pedals. Whirlwind was founded in 1975 by Michael Laiacona (who cofounded MXR earlier that decade), and its headquarters are located in Rochester, New York.[2]

Whirlwind's EtherSound product, e-Snake, has been the recipient of TEC Awards nominations for Outstanding Technical Achievement.[3][4]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Whirlwind Joins EtherSound Community", Mix Online, Jul 2005 http://mixonline.com/mixline_live/whirlwind-ethersound-071905
  2. ^ Rob Hughes, "Selectron to Distribute Rochester Pedals", MI Pro, Oct 2009, http://www.mi-pro.co.uk/news/30577/Selectron-to-distribute-Rochester-pedals
  3. ^ Mix Magazine, "The 20th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards", Jul 2004, http://mixonline.com/mag/audio_th_annual_technical_4/
  4. ^ TEC Foundation, 2006 Nominees for Outstanding Technical Achievement, http://tecfoundation.com/tec/06nominees.html