Pladask Elektrisk’s Gjengangar and Give Away
Oct30

Pladask Elektrisk’s Gjengangar and Give Away

I was talking with Hank Donovan from Effects Bay the other day when he started raving about a pedal. As the creator/writer of Effects Bay, Hank’s been immersed in the world of pedals for a long time. He’s seen and played tons of effects. I’ve had conversations with Hank about pedals before and he likes a lot of them. But, it’s been awhile since I’ve seen him this blown away by a new circuit. The funny...

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New Builder: Rawkworks
Oct29

New Builder: Rawkworks

Sometimes I wonder how I go so long without running into a certain builder – especially when their aesthetic is so awesome it makes me want to open my wallet immediately to purchase everything they’ve produced. I know aesthetics should be the last thing you consider when looking for pedals to complete your tone, but as every restaurant owner knows – we eat with our eyes! Today my fancy was caught by Rawkworks, the...

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New Builder: Circuits From Deep Space
Oct28

New Builder: Circuits From Deep Space

The folks behind Circuits From Deep Space have an avowed love of the sounds emerging from the classic 60’s psychedelic sound. They love doom and stoner music as well and with that love comes a want to get dirty and loud. Hailing from Moscow Russia this individual or group has created one pedal that I could find information about. But, holy-cow, what a pedal it is. The Star Eruption Fuzz is a pedal that combines modified circuits...

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Tribute Audio Designs: Effect Integrator
Oct21

Tribute Audio Designs: Effect Integrator

Yesterday I saw that Jeremy over at Tribute Audio Designs announced a new pedal he’s put together. It’s called the Effect Integrator. This is an instance of a builder interacting with the community and taking action on what they hear. According to Jeremy, he’d , “been reading on several of the boards about people looking to use their effects on vocals – and the issue with finding a reliable, not too...

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MOD Kits DIY: The Suspended Chime
Oct19

MOD Kits DIY: The Suspended Chime

I’ve had a germanium Fuzz Face kit staring me down every time I walk into the office to get some work done. There it sits, un-built for months, but ready to go. I even have the enclosure painted. So why isn’t it done? Truth be told, it’s my first foray into building a circuit. Yes, I know fuzzes are easy. Yes, I know it won’t take that much time and the reward will be huge when it’s all done and I’m able to rock out to the fuzzy...

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