Bob Mould’s Sky Patch
Apr28

Bob Mould’s Sky Patch

This last week, if you thought about Minnesota musicians your brain was immediately routed to Prince. Since his passing, Minnesota is a constantly trending topic on Facebook as stories and history of both his career and the places he made famous (1st Ave anyone?) drip into the media in an almost IV like rate. And although Prince may be the ‘king’ of Minnesota musicianship, he’s not the only person churning out a...

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MOD Kits DIY: Passive Input Attenuator
Apr27

MOD Kits DIY: Passive Input Attenuator

We live in a time of fortune where effects pedals are plenty and choices are abundant. Not only do we have a nearly unlimited choice of pre-built stomp boxes, but there are hundreds of builders who are willing to do custom work for pay – building you a clone of your favorite circuit, modifying your favorite pedal to make it your more-favortier pedal or even taking your crazy idea and morphing it into your new best thing. But,...

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PEDALpUNK Release Update
Apr14

PEDALpUNK Release Update

Back at the beginning of March I talked about a pedal-sized device from Casa Distortion called the PEDALpUNK! In the simplest terms the Punk allows an extremely easy way to incorporate your physical pedals into your digital recording process. But, it’s really a lot more than that. You can use it as a direct box and even overdrive and amp with it. It’s an ‘in the moment’ method of altering your sound –...

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