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The WrightSounds Fuzz-Stang comes to Brooklyn

The 70s were prime-time for deliciously dirty fuzz tones, and the Sam Ash Fuzz-Stainer - a pedal that harkens back to a time when the music retail giant was cranking out their own brand of effects - delivered delirious levels of fuzzy goodness. For most pedal connoisseurs and fuzz-lovers alike,...

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Shana Falana’s Pedals and Creative Process

1150346_240427246105169_805809667_n[1] After perfecting their nuanced sound via touring and single releases, the shoegaze duo, Shana Falana, impressed critics with a 2015 debut LP titled Set Your Lightning Fire Free. Follow-up album, Here Comes the Wave is scheduled for a fall release later this...

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Dandy Job’s Whipple Wah at the Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit

whipple-wah-pedal-1 If simple is beautiful, then it's the perfect way to brand Dandy Job: a no-fuss little company churning out beautiful pedals. With a pledge of being hellbent on helping folks hunt down their own tone, Dandy Job is the perfect fit for purist players not looking to weigh down their...

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New Pedals: JHS Crayon

JHS-Crayon-top[1] JHS Pedals had a slam dunk with their innovative Colour Box, which models the highly sought-after sound of a vintage Neve preamp - hey, that's what The Beatles used for the solo in 'Revolution 1'! The company now offers the classic distortion aspect of that...

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New Pedals: Chase Bliss Audio Warped Vinyl Mk II

wv_pagemain[1] There's a fine line between "old" and "vintage," and that subtle quality called "character" is what stands between the two. Many music lovers today enjoy the sonic imperfections of vinyl records, and while several examples of vinyl emulation plug ins for recording have been around for decades,...

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Cloud Becomes Your Hand’s gear and creative process

13533363_602981216533308_2979982910698234528_n[1] NYC's Cloud Becomes Your Hand's creative potential is on full display in their sophomore album "Rest In Flea," a multi-colored sonic adventure released by intrepid Queens label Northern Spy, home to an enviable collection of NYC's best experimental talents...

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Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit 2016 – September 10-11!

The DeliDelicious Audio, and Main Drag Music are proud to announce the 6th edition of The NYC StompBox Exhibit, a free for all interactive display of guitar effect pedals  - pictures from last year's awesome show are here.

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Featured Pedals: Dr. Scientist’s BitQuest

BITQUEST_1__34121.1431461571.1280.1280[1] Are you old enough to remember the amazing old Sierra video game series from the late '80s and early '90s that included the classics like Kings Quest, Hero’s Quest, Space Quest, and Police Quest? Well, the Canadian husband and wife duo, Ryan and Tanya Clarke, of
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Jenny Tuite’s (of Dirty Dishes) favorite stompboxes

Dirty-Dishes Noise is not a stranger in NYC, whether you are referring to the city's ambient sound or its musical counterpart, which is - more often than not - generated by distorted guitars and fuzz pedals. Guitarist and vocalist Jenny Tuite's band Dirty...

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Compressor Review: Origin Effects Cali76-CD by Gearphoria

Origin Effects Cali 76

A good compressor isn’t a one tone pony, it’s a sonic tool that allows for specific shaping of audio hills and valleys creating something more alive and immediate. A great compressor does all of these things, and still allows your amp’s natural sound to sing...

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New Pedals: Greer Super Hornet Fuzz/Octaver with a twist

ea9aaf1aa848ba84f45a2d4fa7bec613_1024x1024[1] Popularized by such 6 string pioneers as Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, and Keith Richards the octave fuzz effect has attained somewhat legendary status in the rock music lexicon. Greer Amplification has been producing high quality analog guitar pedals for some time, and their newest offering is a fresh...

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Seminal, vintage fuzz pedals: the WEM-Rush Pepbox – by Gearphoria

pepbox SOMEBODY once said that if you remember the ‘60s you weren’t really there, and this is clearly a problem if you have an interest in effects pedal history. The WEM-Rush Pepbox was, until recently, one of the great mysteries of UK fuzz, an area which is notoriously, um, fuzzy...

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