Oddfellow FX: Bishop
Dec14

Oddfellow FX: Bishop

There are a number of ways you can determine if a pedal company is putting out effects worth using. You can visit review sites, like Pedal Finder, and see what musicians in your genre are saying about the builder’s pedals, you can play the pedal for yourself and see what you think first hand or you can visit the builder’s website. If you take this last action and notice that all of their pedals are out of stock, then that’s probably a...

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Harmonic Decoder – Winner in Review
Dec11

Harmonic Decoder – Winner in Review

Our contest for the Sunsine Audio Limited Edition Gold Harmonic Decoder is over, but we just received some feedback from Jeff, the winner. You remember the Harmonic Decoder right? It’s a pedal based on a Phase-locked loop which is an electronic circuit with a voltage – or current – driven oscillator that is constantly adjusted to match in phase (and thus lock on) the frequency of an input signal. In addition to stabilizing a...

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Dr. No RoadRunner Octave Fuzz Wah Flying Machina
Dec08

Dr. No RoadRunner Octave Fuzz Wah Flying Machina

It’s crazy the ripple effects both large and small, created by acts of terrorism. The tragic events in Paris this last month not only effected the lives of Parisians, but those of us all over the world. You may have known someone close to the event or you may do business with suppliers abroad. Either way, the senseless violence that took place that night is still being felt weeks after. Such is the case with Dr. No and their new...

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Fredric Effects: Deeply Unpleasant Companion
Dec07

Fredric Effects: Deeply Unpleasant Companion

Lot’s of folks will argue that bass effects are in essence, just guitar effects. As in, why bother creating unique circuits for the guitars lower-register sister? I think good arguments can be made on both sides of the isle, because ultimately tone is tone – regardless of how you get it. But, no one can deny that the bass is it’s own beast – lower register, different frequencies, bleed offs, and such. So...

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Free Gear For The Holidays…and Beyond
Dec01

Free Gear For The Holidays…and Beyond

Everybody loves free gear and there is plenty of it out there. I know I occasionally come across a contest that is too good to not to participate in. But, honestly, there are tons of contests going on everyday and you could spend hours entering, posting, re-posting, sharing, liking and friending in an effort to bag some musical goodies. Most days, most of us don’t have time for that, but, some days we do. When those days do come...

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