Rolling Shutter
Jun30

Rolling Shutter

Technology takes us to new places everyday. It also takes us to old places everyday as well (like Facebook.com). But, it’s the new places that are more fun to talk about. For those of us that obsess about effects, amps and guitars, technology gives us the ability (or at least the hope) of hearing that tone we hear in our head. Technology is the piece that allows us to scratch that musical itch and to push out sound in the...

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MXR Carbon Copy Bright
Jun29

MXR Carbon Copy Bright

The MXR Carbon Copy is a pedal that has long reigned at the top of the pile when it comes to Analog Delays and indeed, Delays in general. Constructed in a reasonably sized enclosure, this pedal has just enough controls to go from tight slap echos to Gilmouresque rolling delays. It’s a pedal that can play with leads or hang out in the back providing atmosphere. Featuring 600ms of delay time and an easy to use 3 knob control panel...

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New Builder: Pettyjohn
Jun26

New Builder: Pettyjohn

In Albany, Oregon you’ll find an effects builder that has more on their mind than electronics. A builder that is growing a business centered around improving their community as they grow and expand their pedal line. The builder is Pettyjohn Electronics and according to their website their goal is to build a ‘culture upon [their] endeavor to live out what [they] believe in [their] day to day business being a people of...

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New Builder: Lunastone Effects
Jun25

New Builder: Lunastone Effects

A few days ago a member added the Wise Guy – True Overdrive pedal from Lunastone Effects. Lunastone makes stomps out of Valby, Copenhagen. The engineer behind the effects is a guitarist named Steen Grøntved. As an interesting side note, the company that Steen runs is actually called Secret Lab. I guess the effects are just distributed under the moniker of Lunastone Effects. In digging around about where these pedals come from I...

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New Pedal: DLS RotoSPIN
Jun24

New Pedal: DLS RotoSPIN

Dave Sestito originally got into producing unique effects as a result of his daughters love of Korn. That’s right, Korn. As an aspiring young guitarist in 1998, his daughter was in desperate need of a distortion unit to bring her tone into line with those of her favorite bands. Having experience with electronics, Dave launched into creating an effect for his daughter. After that, he started thinking about creating something...

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