Danish electronic musician and author talks with Making Music about creating his ninth book, Pedal Crush How do you write a guitar effects encyclopedia that is exhaustive but not exhausting? You dive down the rabbit hole of guitar stompbox pedals and see where it takes you, said Kim Bjorn, Danish electronic musician and co-author of […]
Novel pedal creates the lo-fi sounds of old school audio
The new Electro-Harmonix Mainframe sample rate reducer and bit crusher enables the user to create “old-school” digital audio sounds and fine tune their digital artifacts. The Mainframe is equipped with comprehensive controls and features, as follows: Sample Rate Reduction ranging from 48kHz to 110Hz. Bit Depth Reduction ranging from 24-bit to 1-bit. Selectable High/Low/Band-Pass filter […]
Orange Terror Stamp
A Class AB 20 Watt Guitar Amp in a pedal Packing all of the punch of the minuscule Micro Terror and Micro Dark amps into an even smaller pedal format, this Valve/Solid State hybrid amp brings 20 watts of Orange tone right onto your pedalboard. The Terror Stamp’s tiny footprint, 8/16 Ohm Speaker Output, fully […]
Strap Drive Cajon Pedal
Gilbraltar Drum Hardware’s second generation Strap Drive Cajon Pedal allows drummers to use a cajon as it were a bass drum. In particular the pedal…
Cusack Music Pedals
The latest line of Cusak Music pedals feature the company’s vintage-inspired, Super-Science vibe with bright fluorescent “lil chicky” knobs, and…
How to Build The Proper Pedalboard
When the pedal count and cabling started to resemble a map of the constellations, it was time get it under control with a pedalboard. Here’s how it’s done.
Wahtz Wah Pedal
Wahtz Wah Pedal Kit MOD Kits give musicians an opportunity to build their own effects pedals through easy-to-follow instructions and point-to-point wiring. They come with predrilled enclosures and all the necessary parts. The Wahtz Wah pedal kit produces a pedal with a classic wah tone and a hint of extra bite and growl. True […]
Maxon Fuzz Elements Pedals
Maxon Fuzz Elements Pedals Godlyke’s Maxon Fuzz Elements pedals are designed to reproduce the classic and unique sounds of the world’s most popular vintage fuzz pedals. Designers used modern software technology to model and map the complex elements that make up the core sounds of these effects units and reproduce them using advanced analog […]
Incredible Shrinking Guitar Pedals
For guitarists who are looking for new sounds, beyond the limits of their guitar’s six strings, effects pedals offer an endless range of possibilities. Studio engineers created the first guitar “effects” in the 1940s by manipulating reel-to-reel tapes. Later, bulky stand-alone effects units were used.
Electric Guitar Mini Pedals Demonstration
Watch our latest gear review as Todd Hobin demonstrates the Fly Boys Echo & Distortion mini pedals as well we the Zvex Fuzzolo pedal.