Final Afterneath Contest Reminder
Jun10

Final Afterneath Contest Reminder

This is it folks, your final contest reminder. Today at 2pm MST we are going to randomly choose a winner for the Earthquaker Devices Afterneath. We will email the random entry and they will have 24 hours to respond to the email to claim their new Afterneath. If the 24 hours pass and we don’t hear back, we repeat the process until we confirm a winner. When we know who the winner is – then we’ll announce it here on the blog....

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It’s All About Genre!
Jun09

It’s All About Genre!

Saw a great post on the internet today poking fun at song progressions and musical genres in general. I’ve pasted the graphics outlining each stereotyped genre here and I’ll let you be the judge of how accurate they are – or rather – what’s missing.  The idea behind these graphics brings up a really true phenomenon that occurs to just about everyone who has ever played in a band that writes their own...

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Deals on TC Electronic Flashbacks
Jun08

Deals on TC Electronic Flashbacks

TC Electronic has a huge line of quality effects. At the top of their list are the Flashback Delay and the Flashback X4. Two great pedals stemming from the same concept with a little twist on control, function and of course, size. Right now, both of these pedals have huge price reductions at Amazon. The Flashback X4 is currently on sale for $191.51 – with an MSRP of $369. The more compact Flashback Delay is currently listing for...

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10 things you might not know about EarthQuaker Devices
Jun05

10 things you might not know about EarthQuaker Devices

Since we partnered up with EarthQuaker Devices to giveaway one of their incredible Afterneath reverberation machines, we would usually dig a little into the company and the people behind the scenes to see how pedals go from paper to stage. Typically this would involve posing questions to Jamie Stillman (owner and designer of the Akron, Ohio based effects company) about his creative drive, the pedals he’s produced, his likes,...

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New Builder: Big Knob Pedals
Jun04

New Builder: Big Knob Pedals

For the last 7 years Gary Kibler has been cranking out 100 percent hand-wired pedals for all. As the self described Grand Poobah (love that title) of Big Knob Pedals he’s been recreating classic tones, “using time-tested designs and the highest quality components.” All this and he still manages to keep the prices of his effects in line with those of us who have less than stellar paying careers.  Check out how he...

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