Digitech Trio | A Perfect Band Mate
Apr23

Digitech Trio | A Perfect Band Mate

Earlier this year, when a little thing called NAMM was going on, Digitech introduced the world to a new pedal called Trio. The concept behind the pedal sounds part AI, part backup band. It’s more than a drum pedal and even sounds like more than an accompany pedal. It’s a band in a box that makes up it’s own backing instrumentation. Here’s how they describe it: “The Trio listens to the way you play and...

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Magnetic Effects: Solar Bender
Apr22

Magnetic Effects: Solar Bender

A few days ago we reported on the Ramble FX folks and their Twin Bender, their take on the Tonebender MKII. Today I just saw an earlier news story on the update of the Solar Bender from Magnetic Effects. We didn’t have the Magnetic Effects folks in our database yet, so it was great to get the opportunity to learn more about them and their pedals. These folks are making pedals out of London, England and have a great line up to...

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New Builder: Iret Guitar Enhancements
Apr08

New Builder: Iret Guitar Enhancements

A member submitted a new pedal from Iret Guitar Enhancements. This is a company out of India that lays claim to being “the first acoustic technology student’s start-up. Manufacturing premium stompboxes and amplifiers. Formed in 2011, with a vision to make music gear affordable.” I like the sound of that! New technology coming out of a student collaboration has the makings for some pretty exciting developments. Take a ride on the net...

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Just Nick: Rattlesnake Line Buffer
Apr07

Just Nick: Rattlesnake Line Buffer

A while back, we reported on a review of guitar cables from Rattlesnake Cable Company out of Missoula, Montana. The review was done by Nick Jaffe over on his YouTube channel JustNickMusic. I hope after our last suggestion you’ve checked him out over there. He has a special knack for turning what would otherwise be lessons in electricity into fun and exciting videos filled with information that you can take back to your...

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Celestial Effects: Aries Beast Distortion
Mar25

Celestial Effects: Aries Beast Distortion

If you were born between March 21st and April 21st, then you know that you live under the sign of Aries. Aries is a fire sign and those who fall under it are generally passionate and determined. Aries are the type of folks that find it easy to move from one room to another, in and out of situations with little trouble or social stuttering. Aries are also determined and single minded, efficient and quick to act — performing until...

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New Builder: Iron Ether
Mar11

New Builder: Iron Ether

We are probably a bit late to the game, but we are just now learning about a builder out of New Orleans, Louisiana called Iron Ether. According to their website, “Iron Ether makes innovative processors for guitar, bass, and synthesizer. Our design philosophy is to make devices that are powerful, versatile, and intuitive.” I wanted to put them in the spotlight today for two reasons, one- they now have a home on Pedal...

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