Pedalboard: Matty T of Blu Simon
Mar05

Pedalboard: Matty T of Blu Simon

If you read the About page at Blu Simon’s website you will learn one thing very quickly. Blu Simon is not from this time. They are in fact Time Observers – specialists from the future sent back in time to learn everything they could about the 60’s and 70’s. Unfortunately for the people that make the rules and fortunately for us, they decided to pull a Captain Kirk. The next thing you know, enamored with the music...

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Pedalboard – Tommy Siegel – Jukebox the Ghost
Feb02

Pedalboard – Tommy Siegel – Jukebox the Ghost

About 3 years ago I was in Burlington, Vermont on a work trip. At lunch on my first full day there I pulled up the local events to see what was gong on. Like a lot of folks I try to see as much as possible when work sends me to new and ‘exciting’ places. Unfortunately, I’m often in new towns and cities during the week, not on the weekends, which means there isn’t a lot happening. But, it was clear that...

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Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway Update
Dec09

Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway Update

As many of you know, Pedal Finder is currently running a giveaway for a Heptode Virtuoso, which according to the Heptode website is a “boutique recreation of the original Maestro* PS-1A Phase Shifter, as used in the 1970’s by keyboardist John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin) and guitarists Steve Howe (Yes) and Ernie Isley (Isley Brothers), among many others.” I originally was drawn to this pedal when I saw it on Chris Shiflett’s board...

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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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