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Tall Juan’s Classical Guitar Driven Garage Pop

a3700720230_10[1] We've seen our fair share of interesting use of guitar related gear, but, honestly, the idea of a classical guitar associated with garage rock never crossed our mind. Enter Tall Juan from Queens, NY, who begs to differ!

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Featured Pedal: Big Tone Brewery’s Maggie Tremolo/Vibrato

Keith Vonderhulls, the mind behind the beloved Build Your Own Clone idea, has launched another guitar pedal-related company called Big Tone Brewery.  One of their best designs comes in the form of a stereo vibrato – dubbed the Maggie. Designed as an emulation of the legendary Fender...

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The Beaches’ Guitar Pedals

IMG_4669 Power girl band (or girl power band?) The Beaches made quite a splash last year in Toronto. In honor of our upcoming first Toronto Stompbox Exhibit, we asked guitarist Kylie Miller to tell us about her favorite guitar pedals... here's what she had to say! "Here’s my pedal board, pretty...

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New Pedals: Fuzzrocious’ Feed Me EQ/Preamp/Tone Shaper

'feedme_site_mar2016[1] If you think three years of age is too young to work in the family business, Ryan Ratajski of Fuzzrocious Pedals begs to differ. Together with his wife, painter Shannon, he's been designing stompboxes since 2008, letting Kaeden (6) and Raeven (3) paint the “kidpainted” pedals, which...

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New Pedals: Joe Gore’s Cult Germanium Channel Boost

CGS_crop[1] Accomplished guitarist and National Music Journalism Award winner Joe Gore has designed a line of pedals available via Vintage King, offering his take on a series of gain related circuits ranging from classic to quirky.

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Win a Strymon Mobius!

200presets1-1[1] Folks with a pedal effect addiction, We know you want it, we know you need it, so… have it! This week we are giving away a mind altering Strymon Mobius, a pedal that lets you do whatever your brain may be...

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Digitech unveils the Whammy Ricochet

Whammy-Ricochet-Top_large[1] DigiTech today announced the Whammy Ricochet, a pedal that takes the popular Whammy pitch shifting effect and places it in a box with a small form factor. Instead of using a foot treadle to manipulate pitch bending rate, such as those found on traditional DigiTech Whammy pedals,...

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Featured pedals: Severe by Tone Freak Effects

Severe_Award[1] One of the newer companies on the guitar pedal scene, Tone Freak Effects specializes in stompboxes familiar in design, with a few special tweaks for added versatility. We were intrigued by one of their older models, called Severe, a meaty medium-to-severely-high gain pedal with tones reminiscent of...

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Cog Effects’ T-16 Analog Octave Pedal

T-16_1.jpg.opt197x383o0,0s197x383[1]UK manufacturer Cog Effects designs great analog pedals for guitarists and bassists, and one of their newest offerings is a take on the classic octave effect. While many newer octave pedals rely on digital processes to achieve their sound, the idea behind the T-16 goes...

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Featured pedal: Dirty Boy Shifty

516d71_3fbc41ad411f4de88be08a033b2dcaa6[1] The California based stompbox manufacturer Dirty Boy Pedals bring an interesting back story to the boutique pedal game. The company was founded by Alex Saraceno - the father of session ace and former Poison guitarist, Blues Saraceno. Dirty Boy aims to create only high end handmade...

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Kevin Garrett’s Gear and Creative Process

Kevin Garrett has emerged in 2015 as one of NYC's most prominent young songwriters.  Unapologetically moody, soulful at heart, incurably ballad-prone, Kevin's songs have the aura of old time classics, but their production process is as modern as it gets, centered - as...

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New Pedals: EHX Mel 9 Tape Replay Machine

mel9 Upon hearing the capabilities of the new Electro-Harmonix Mel 9 Tape Replay Machine Mellotron simulator pedal, the thought that immediately came to mind was that guitar players might finally have a fair shot at landing some film, TV, and video game scoring work. Historically, MIDI...

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