Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway
Nov26

Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway

A little while back we did a post about Chris Shiflett (of the Foo Fighters) and his board. On that particular post, we were unclear about a pedal, which was later identified as the Heptode Virtuoso phaser. From that post, we’ve been in contact with Jean-Luc of Heptode Effects and he was incredibly generous by letting us give one away to you! The Heptode Virtuoso is based on the original Maestro PS-1A Phase Shifter which was...

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Walrus Harvester Video Demo
Nov26

Walrus Harvester Video Demo

A few weeks ago we were excited when we found out that Walrus Audio had a new mid-range overdrive that they were planning on debuting called the Harvester. It was planned as a limited release pedal coming out as part of the seasons Black Friday deals. At the time, however, Walrus wasn’t offering any videos. Well, in preparation for the release, they’ve put out a great video that runs down all the settings and gives us a...

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MG Music and the Lexotone
Nov21

MG Music and the Lexotone

Yesterday we posted about Pat Smear’s pedalboard. You might have heard of Pat. He was in bands such as the Germs, Nirvana and most recently Foo Fighters. In FF, Pat is primarily a rhythm work horse, dishing out the riffs and drive that make their music popular with all the kids these days. In order to get that job done Mr. Smear has a pretty tight pedal board, with only a handful of boxes to help him out. Among those...

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Pat Smear – Pedalboard – Foo Fighters
Nov20

Pat Smear – Pedalboard – Foo Fighters

Since there was such a great response when we did a post on Foo Fighters’ Chris Shiflett’s Pedalboard, we thought we’d follow up with Pat Smear. Pat Smear is often overlooked when it comes to the Foo Fighters’ gear, but his guitar/tone is such a critical component of the Foo sound. Pat, is frankly, a legendary guitarist that always seems to be at the right place, at the right time when it comes to projects....

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New Builder: Recovery Hand Wired Effects
Nov18

New Builder: Recovery Hand Wired Effects

(Recovery) Hand Wired Effects is the blood, sweat and tears of Graig Markel who produces hand-crafted, ultra specific tones for our enjoyment. Take a look around his site and you will find effects that dig deeper than the typical call of ‘distortion’ or ‘delay.’ Instead you’ll find pedals like the Bad Comrade that ,”pitch, glitch, slice and dice.’ Or the The Grizzled Mighty that provides,...

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