Landmine Pedal Company
Sep11

Landmine Pedal Company

Back in the mid 2000’s the internet was buzzing with news of a new pedal company setting up shop in Ontario, Canada. The owner of this new venture was Mike Palermo, a music store owner and guitarist trying hard to find a distortion that fit his needs. Equipped with the know-how and the ambition, he decided to create his own. Calling his new effects business Landmine Pedal Company, he created the LD-1 Distortion Pedal. He stuffed...

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Hotone Pedals
Sep09

Hotone Pedals

Shoving massive amounts of electronics and tone into a small box is 1 part inspiration, 1 part science and 2 parts perseverance. It’s not an easy task — especially getting small pedals to have a full, meaningful tone worthy of putting in your pedal chain. But, the rewards of having a pedal with a great sound and a small footprint is something that many builders work towards when putting together a new design. The single...

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Physics Punk Pedals Bender Fuzz Giveaway
Sep04

Physics Punk Pedals Bender Fuzz Giveaway

Word is getting out. Pedal Finder is having another giveaway and this time it’s for a Physics Punk Pedal Bender Fuzz and we couldn’t be more excited. You might remember our interview with Gerald Good and his St. Louis based business, back in May. He talked about how he got started putting together boxes and how it grew into a labor of love that most recently produced the Tritone Drive — a flexible overdrive that...

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Korg’s MIKUSTOMP Effects Pedal
Sep01

Korg’s MIKUSTOMP Effects Pedal

We’ve all played with those synthesized voices on keyboards. The nasally, choral tones that sound almost like real people signing, but don’t really hit the mark.  Pound on some of the low notes and you can even get a Gregorian chant-type sound that’s fun at parties. But, out there in the world over the past decade there have been companies bringing synthesized voices to a new level, making them more flexible, with...

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Remote Controlled Effects
Aug29

Remote Controlled Effects

It’s no secret that the guitar and bass effect industry pushes out serious quantities of product that garner manufacturers and retailers millions of dollars every year. As the monuments of the industry slowly release new pedals, reissues and work to innovate, small boutique start-ups jockey for a place in the mix with their latest creations. Yes, the pedal effects industry is healthy and that’s good for us musicians. As...

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