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BOSS RC-10R RHYTHM LOOP STATION Song-Based Looper and Smart Rhythm Machine for Modern Music Creators CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER Hamamatsu, Japan, July 11th, 2019 — BOSS introduces the RC-10R Rhythm Loop Station, the latest addition to its long-running family of Loop Station products. Combining song-based looping, organic rhythms, and class-leading sound in a compact package, the RC-10R gives musicians an expressive new tool for developing ideas and making stage performances more dynamic and compelling. Designed for in-the-moment music creation, the RC-10R brings loops and rhythms together in a powerful, interactive... Read More
Just in time for summer Namm Boss have surprised us all this morning with the announcement of 4 new premium effects pedals. Introducing the 200 series, the next-gen of guitar effects from Boss featuring a digital delay, modulation. graphic EQ and Overdrive hybrid pedal. Each pedal is capable of storing four presets and include a pair of footswitches, the second of which is assigned to memory and tap/boost functions, depending on the pedal. Full details below… DD-200 With the 200 series,... Read More
Overdrives. There are hundreds. But which have risen to the top like tone-shaping croutons in an otherwise confusing bowl of soup? Some classics have maintained a presence in the Google searches of new guitarists everywhere, while new models nip at the heels of these pedalboard stalwarts. Here we will take a look at both and hopefully clear a path through the undergrowth. Fulltone OCD Both a favourite of reviewers and players alike, the Fulltone OCD has become one of the most popular overdrive pedals on the market. Contrary to... Read More
The BOSS GT-1000 Version 2 software is here! It’s easy to install and you’ll get access to more models, tones and presets. Before we show you how to update your device, let’s hear some of the new presets in action. All of the new presets start at ‘Bank 47’. Big thanks from Mark Harley of BOSS UK for demoing the pedal. In this next clip you will hear several presets created by Mark to showcase the new firmware update in the style of Steve Lukather (Toto), David Gilmore (Pink Floyd), ... Read More
The world of pedals never stops. It’s a constant quest for new sounds, ideas and upgrades on the classics that we know and love. 2018 has seen some fantastic releases from some of our favourite pedal brands, so in no particular order, here’s our list of Top Pedals of 2018. JHS started the year strongly by releasing a quintet of pedals including updated versions of the Panther Cub delay, Emperor chorus and Unicorn vibe, as well as the popular Andy Timmons AT Overdrive and Boost. But the one that really... Read More
In this blog we are going to look at an artist who often divides people’s opinions when it comes to musical taste, but someone who nobody can deny is a modern day guitar hero, and a gifted player. John Mayer is one of the most successful musicians of the last 20 years, and is well known for albums such as Continuum, Battle Studies and latest release, The Search For Everything. As well as his talent for songwriting, Mayer’s guitar playing has earned him the respect of legends like Eric Clapton,... Read More
Hey all, happy holidays! I thought I’d throw this out there and I also wanted to wish you all a great New Year. I love pedals. Let’s be honest we all love pedals. I thought it’d be cool to write a bit about some of the pedals that stood out to me this year, as 2015 has been a pretty good year for guitar pedals. Disclaimer: This is by no means an exhaustive list, just a throw back to ten pedals that came to the forefront of my mind when asked to... Read More