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Build a DIY guitar amp with DIY Mod Kit MOD 102+

k-mod102_closeupleft[1] Many guitarists are familiar with MOD Kits DIY for their pedal kits, which allow stompbox geeks to build their first effects following the provided instructions, and at once learn about simple electrical engineering concepts applied to pedals. What they may not know, though, is that...

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Rocktron Hush 2X dual noise suppressor

R0011904XThe Rocktron company has long been one of the top designer of noise-suppression circuits, and for a good reason! They're products are super quiet, don't suck tone, and - plainly and simply - work! Building upon their already venerable legacy, Rocktron is now re-introducing a previous...

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And So I Watch You From Afar’s Gear and Creative Process

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The guys in Irish "post-math" band And So I Watch You From Afar are the kind of people who never choose the simple route. Bblending metal, psychedelia, post rock and prog rock, their music is like a...

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Greer Ghetto Stomp – a great overdrive pedal

What's so great about another 3-knob overdrive? In an industry saturated with overdrive pedals, Greer makes an interesting offering with the Ghetto Stomp. This stompbox is designed to emulate the heavenly harmonics and sweet saturation of Tweeds and Valcos amps pushed into overdrive.

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Patchblocks: Programmable Mini Synths

I'm not sure how many times we've heard/read the sentence "Modular synths are back!" in the past couple of years. If most synth manufacturers who jumped into the modular frenzy have indeed looked 'back' by offering formats identical (Moog Modular) or similar (Eurorack) to the original one,...

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Turbo Fruits’ Gear and Creative Process

Turbo Fruit's new album 'No Control' sees the Nashville quartet tackle more "adult" themes like relationships, break-ups and losses, conveying a full range of not-so-fun emotion without ever giving up their signature, punchy rock'n'roll sound. While on tour with...

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Matthews Effects’ Conductor and Cartographer

In an industry overflowing with boutique pedal manufacturers, Matthews Effects has delivered two very interesting products with with their Conductor Tremolo and Cartographer parametric overdrive pedal. The Cartographer is capable of delivering everything one could want in an overdrive pedal – clean...

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Buscabulla’s gear and creative process

With their sophisticated, bi-lingual synthpop, full of texture and pretty melodies, Puerto Rican duo Buscabulla - now Brooklyn residents - conquered The Deli NYC's staff, who declared their debut EP "Kitsune`" NYC Record of the Month in...

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New Pedal makers: McCaffrey Audio

Wisconsin' s McCaffrey Audio may sound like a new name in the world of guitar pedals, but the company's CEO and founder Ryan McCaffrey is not a novice to the manufacturing game, having been running RJM Effect before starting this new adventure in 2014. The...

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New Pedals: DOD Gunslinger MOSFET Distortion

Newly-revived brand DOD (owned by Harman's DigiTech) has announced a versatile new overdrive/distortion pedal, appropriately named the Gunslinger. Utilizing a MOSFET circuit, the Gunslinger is capable of providing a very wide range of overdriven tones from light grit to full saturation. Given the...

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Elliot Moss: the gear and the creative process

For some songwriters, writing good songs is simply not satisfying enough - and besides, that's not how their creative process works. These musicians feels compelled to wrap those songs in complex arrangements and original sounds, and sometimes arrangement...

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For Whammy fans: Molten Voltage G-Quencer

Here’s an innovative niche pedal for fans of the DigiTech Whammy courtesy of Molten Voltage, an Oregon based manufacturer of guitar effects with a specialization in MIDI controls, displays and interfaces with other pedals.

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