Electro-Harmonix: Bass Soul Food
Jan13

Electro-Harmonix: Bass Soul Food

News and information is pouring out of Winter NAMM 2015 faster than we can process over here, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t going to try. Recently we heard about Electro-Harmonix’s plan to release a Soul Food for the bass! Mike Matthews, the President and Founder of EHX summed it up nicely, “Our Soul Food put ‘Klon-like’ transparent overdrive into the hands of players at an unprecedented price point. Now we want to...

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Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway – And the winner is…
Jan12

Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway – And the winner is…

First, we want to thank all our members for jamming our database full of new manufacturers and pedals over the course of this last contest. The humans here at Pedal Finder had to keep a brisk pace to stay on top of all the new entries in order to do the process justice. At the end of the day we learned about dozens of new builders we didn’t know about before, pulled in some great reviews from experienced musicians and gathered a...

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New Builder: Stone Deaf FX
Jan09

New Builder: Stone Deaf FX

In the last few months, we’ve had a huge influx of builders to the site thanks to all of you. Over the course of the next few months, we’ll roll out and introduce you to as many of these manufacturers as we can. Today we wanted to put a spotlight on Stone Deaf FX. This boutique pedal builder is out of Greater Manchester in the United Kingdom. The pedals are built by a father / son duo. The first pedal they produced was the...

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Pedals and Effects: Top Ten for 2014
Jan08

Pedals and Effects: Top Ten for 2014

I’m sure most of you know about Juan Alderete’s Pedals and Effects blog, but just in case you don’t, this is a  great time to get acquainted. Mr. Alderete has been playing music since the mid-eighties, helping to form bands such as Racer X, the Scream, Pet, Big Sir and others. Throughout his career he’s played with amazing musicians and immersed himself in pedals and effects of all kinds. His blog is just a...

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Best Pedals of 2014?
Jan07

Best Pedals of 2014?

The holidays must have been busier than we thought since we missed this ‘Best of’ piece by the folks over at Sonic State. They took the time to do a run down on their picks for, ‘Gear of the Year’ awards. In it, they detail a top 5 list of best pedals for 2014. It’s a quick read with some good information, but the breakdown goes like this: 5.  Electro Harmonix Soul Food//JHS Soul Food mod 4. Pigtronix...

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Pedal Captions: Watch Your Step
Jan06

Pedal Captions: Watch Your Step

Working with musicians and builders we often find ourselves in funny conversations discussing odd situations — some that wouldn’t necessarily come into play in the real world. We thought it would be fun if we took some of those ideas and brought them to life in the form of cartoons. Then we thought it might be even better if we let our members discuss the possible caption for the cartoon. Here’s the first one and...

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