Interview: Crazy Tube Circuits
Oct27

Interview: Crazy Tube Circuits

Athens, Greece is one of the world’s oldest cities. It is often referred to as the ‘cradle of Western civilization’, serving as home to Plato’s Academy and Aristotle’s Lyceum. It is a place steeped in the learning tradition as well as the arts. It’s no coincidence then that it is also home to Christos Ntaifotis’ Crazy Tube Circuits – an effects manufacturer producing some smart, modern tones in all areas of effects. In the...

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Jimmy Page Talks Distortion Pedals
Oct21

Jimmy Page Talks Distortion Pedals

Longevity isn’t something that many bands can boast about. And I’m not talking about being an actual band for a really long time, but also having music that lasts throughout the decades regardless of how many albums you have under your belt. It’s hard to capture a moment of sound that will hold relevance for ages to come, but that’s exactly what Led Zeppelin did during the course of their reign of Rock and...

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Interview: Fuzzrocious Pedals
Jun19

Interview: Fuzzrocious Pedals

If you are into big low-ends and dirty sound, then chances are you’ve heard of Fuzzrocious. The husband and wife team behind this famous, boutique pedal company have been crafting stellar guitar effects at a regular pace since 2010 and haven’t slowed down since. Ryan Ratajski works the electronics, stuffing classic fuzz and distortion sounds that incorporate modern twists into sturdy boxes, uniquely designed and hand painted by...

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Interview: Wampler Pedals
May30

Interview: Wampler Pedals

Brian Wampler of Wampler Pedals has been laying out world-class circuit boards officially since 2006. But, it was a passion for tone at a much younger age (and the allure of a Flying V) that started his interest in FX electronics, leading him to modify existing effects and chase new tones for new uses. Since its beginnings, Brian and his creations have inspired hundreds of professional artists with pedals such as the Euphoria...

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Interview: Physics Punk Pedals
May21

Interview: Physics Punk Pedals

The port city of St. Louis, Missouri is home to the Rams, the Cardinals and perhaps most famously, the Gateway Arch – a 630-foot stainless steel structure that keeps watch over St. Louis’ waterfront. It’s a city that has a rich history in music both live and recorded. So perhaps it’s not much of a stretch to find out that the city also has some great pedal builders – like Physics Punk Pedals – creating powerful, exciting new tones....

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Nirvana Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Apr10

Nirvana Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Nirvana, one of the most influential bands of the 90s, is getting inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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