New Line 6 Firehawk
Feb12

New Line 6 Firehawk

You ever get the feeling that Line 6 just likes putting effects in big boxes, just for the sake of putting effects in big boxes? Like somewhere back in the history of their company a marketing guru was like, “You want to get noticed on the shelves in the stores, then our pedals have to be massive!” Probably not, but they do love taking up space on the pedalboard. The thing is, when they do take up space on your board with...

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New Dwarfcraft Gears Releases
Feb10

New Dwarfcraft Gears Releases

From the land of innovation and experimentation (and beer and cheese), comes the pedal we’ve been warned about for months. Yes, the pre-order is happening, the anticipation has been ratcheted and the demos have slowly spilt onto the internet like fresh blood onto a white surface in an indie horror movie. Keep your pants on and you might make it to the credits for this one. Gears has finally arrived from Dwarfcraft. Pay...

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New MXR Il Torino Overdrive
Feb09

New MXR Il Torino Overdrive

Carlo Sorasio is a legend in the boutique amp and pedal world of Italy. He’s also a frequent guest engineer at the MXR Custom Shop. From what I can find on the internet this Sorasio fellow is a true custom builder, putting together custom tones for Italy’s top music acts. However, I can’t really find out much more about him. Maybe it’s because I’m stuck in the US and don’t speak a ton of Italian,...

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Way Huge Saffron Squeeze Resurrected
Feb06

Way Huge Saffron Squeeze Resurrected

Everything old is new again. It works in the land of clothing, style and fashion and it absolutely has it’s place in the world of music gear. Take the new 2015 Saffron Squeeze offered up by Way Huge. It’s a new take on an old pedal with some fantastic updates for our new, modern times. Way Huge describes it as this: “The MkII has all of the love honey sustain and dripping compression of its predecessor, but now you...

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Grizzly Bass from Creation Audio Labs
Feb05

Grizzly Bass from Creation Audio Labs

Saw a post on Gear Talk earlier today from a member who was poking fun at Bass Players with pedalboards. If you don’t know about Gear Talk, I’d describe it like this: “In a land of musicians who spend at least some part of their day thinking about the equipment they own, the equipment they want to buy and the equipment they have regrets about selling — Gear Talk (and Gear Talk P/W) is nerd central in the best...

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