JHS Crayon
Nov18

JHS Crayon

There is a tone that folks refer to as ‘Direct in Distortion’. It’s the kind of crazy that happens when you plug an electric guitar straight into a mixing board with little regard for the controls. The resulting distortion is unique in many ways and is the tone most attributed to the raucous guitar on “Revolution 1” by the Beatles. It’s a tight wound, crackly sound that expertly cradles itself somewhere between...

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JHS Muffuletta Fuzz
Sep04

JHS Muffuletta Fuzz

On the first of September, JHS dropped word about their new ‘all-in-one’ Big Muff tribute they are calling the Muffuletta. If you don’t know, a muffuletta is both a type of round Sicilian sesame bread and a popular sandwich originating among Italian immigrants in New Orleans, using said bread. It’s delicious and if you ever have a chance, you should get one. Much like the Muffuletta pedal which is both...

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Psychedelic Effects Pedals
Oct15

Psychedelic Effects Pedals

Genres, Genres, Genres. Everyone’s always trying to pigeon-hole music into genres. Ask a musician what type of music they play and you’ll get more waffling than an all-you-can-eat pancake house during a Sunday brunch service. And I get it — I’ve done it. Each one of us plays music so unique it couldn’t possibly be tethered by the made-up constraints of a world so enamored by what’s on the radio....

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Pedal Mods
Jun04

Pedal Mods

There are very few instances in life when you think to yourself — this is perfect, I wouldn’t change a thing. The perfect sunset could always use a little more sun or less set, the perfect burger could always use a little more cheese and the perfect comedy sketch could always cram in a few more laughs. Life is not perfect and that’s OK, sometimes it gets so close, it just doesn’t matter that much. The same goes...

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