Eccentrics sure know how to get noticed, which is an important first promotional step. Then - if they are talented - people will remember them, otherwise they won't.
Jack White doesn't need introductions, but the announcement that his record label Third Man Records released...
Being based in Tasmania is definitely not an advantage for a pedal manufacturer. Oh, yeah, no... Tasmania (where Selah Effects
is) is not in Africa, it's in Australia, right there
. And the biggest market for guitar pedals is about half a world from there, right
If you have "extreme" pretty much tattooed on your DNA, you are bound to come up with some pretty interesting ideas. Oliver Ackman doesn't conceal his interest for sonic excess, both with his break out band A Place to Bury Strangers
Hailing from Hull, Quebec Canada, pedal manufacturer Fairfield Circuitry
specializes in edgy stompboxes. The company's founder, Guillaume Fairfield, is a very talented designer and a pleasure to deal with. Check out my review of his Four Eyes Fuzz here
. The subject...
We noticed these Henretta Engineering
pedals at Main Drag Music
during our Stompbox Exhibit
back in October - they weren't part of the show - and we got intrigued by them...
These mini stomp boxes are described as...
I have to say, I've seen a lot of pedals, but not many made out of wood. The Dutch Kazoo
was one of the prettiest (and biggest) pedals to participate in our Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit last month. Needless to say, it's not...
The Siamese Growler
- the first pedal by Adventure Audio
- participated in our Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit last month, catching some attention in our huge Fuzz mixed board
. The small Philly based boutique manufacturer just released a demo of the...
If you are into folk music, you may have noticed that more and more revival country bands share just one microphone on stage - we witnessed that ourselves when Spirit Family Reunion (pictured) played our NYC B.E.A.F. at Brooklyn Bowl last June.
Why mince words – either buy an expensive all-tube Marshall stack or the MI Audio Super Crunch Box. I am fortunate enough to have a fair number of pedals shipped to me to try, and the Super Crunch Box is the...
We were all anticipating a new, BIG reverb stompbox by Strymon
, since the Californian company's last two super hyped pedals focused on creating the ultimate digital delay (Timeline) and Modulation (Mobius) pedals. Well we were right: that reverb pedal is...
Electro Harmonix has been quiet on the distortion front for a while until what will probably be remembered as... the summer 2014 DISTORTION EXPLOSION! We already blogged about the East River Drive
and the reissue of the Hot Tubes
Used and vintage acoustic guitars can be your best friend or worst enemy. Obviously nothing is more important than how the guitar sounds and feels in your hands, but here are a few tips to make sure the guitar is in...