Joe Perry – Pedalboard – Aerosmith
Dec03

Joe Perry – Pedalboard – Aerosmith

The other day on Instagram, TC Electronic posted a nice pic of Joe Perry’s (Aerosmith) pedalboard. Joe is a great example of a top notch player that goes through consistent revisions and modifications to his board depending on his need. What is interesting this time around, is that it looks like he’s moving away from the Bradshaw Switcher and pedals in the rack, and opt’d to put all pedals on the board in front of...

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New Pedal: DigiTech Mosaic
Dec02

New Pedal: DigiTech Mosaic

Pretending to be something you’re not is usually reserved for those in the acting business. It doesn’t work very well in the world of music because, frankly, our ears are much more sensitive than our eyes. Listeners can pick out meaningless lyrics and cast-off chord progressions backed by half-hearted musicians in an instant. And when they do the channel gets changed. And yes, I do believe that Meghan Trainor is really ‘all about that...

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Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway
Nov26

Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway

A little while back we did a post about Chris Shiflett (of the Foo Fighters) and his board. On that particular post, we were unclear about a pedal, which was later identified as the Heptode Virtuoso phaser. From that post, we’ve been in contact with Jean-Luc of Heptode Effects and he was incredibly generous by letting us give one away to you! The Heptode Virtuoso is based on the original Maestro PS-1A Phase Shifter which was...

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Walrus Harvester Video Demo
Nov26

Walrus Harvester Video Demo

A few weeks ago we were excited when we found out that Walrus Audio had a new mid-range overdrive that they were planning on debuting called the Harvester. It was planned as a limited release pedal coming out as part of the seasons Black Friday deals. At the time, however, Walrus wasn’t offering any videos. Well, in preparation for the release, they’ve put out a great video that runs down all the settings and gives us a...

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MG Music and the Lexotone
Nov21

MG Music and the Lexotone

Yesterday we posted about Pat Smear’s pedalboard. You might have heard of Pat. He was in bands such as the Germs, Nirvana and most recently Foo Fighters. In FF, Pat is primarily a rhythm work horse, dishing out the riffs and drive that make their music popular with all the kids these days. In order to get that job done Mr. Smear has a pretty tight pedal board, with only a handful of boxes to help him out. Among those...

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Pat Smear – Pedalboard – Foo Fighters
Nov20

Pat Smear – Pedalboard – Foo Fighters

Since there was such a great response when we did a post on Foo Fighters’ Chris Shiflett’s Pedalboard, we thought we’d follow up with Pat Smear. Pat Smear is often overlooked when it comes to the Foo Fighters’ gear, but his guitar/tone is such a critical component of the Foo sound. Pat, is frankly, a legendary guitarist that always seems to be at the right place, at the right time when it comes to projects....

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