The UK finally has a pedal rental service!If you have bought and sold more pedals than you can remember this service is for you. For £30 a month you will gain access to over 500 effects pedals. You can have one at a time and swap them out (free postage) as little or as much as you like. The only thing monthly is the subscription fee. Interested? Visit http://www.tonebuddy.co.uk to subscribe!
It’s that time of year! Guitarists worldwide are itching to make a new purchase but at the same time holding off to see what new products are going to be announced. In under two weeks the Anaheim Convention Center will open its doors for Namm 2019. For those of you who don’t know, Namm is the worlds largest trade-only event for music products and technology located in Anaheim California. We are pleased to announce that we will be attending Namm for the 2nd year looking for exciting new products and... Read More
A Short History The sound of a guitar -as pure as it is- has been modified by performers for decades. The first amplifiers & portable PA systems came out in the 1920’s but were not originally intended for the guitar. Trumpets and trombones in the brass section ruled the roost in big bands of the time, pushing the guitar aside until it founds its voice with amplification. Unfortunately the first amplifiers didn’t sound so great, producing a very thin, almost reed like tone (think wet fart down a broken Clarinet,... Read More
INTRODUCING THE STRYMON SUNSET DUAL OVERDRIVE The Sunset Dual OD provides six classic circuits – and effectively two pedals! – in the space of a single Strymon enclosure. With two channels, three circuits per side, it makes for a versatile pice of kit for any OD lover. Each side has been designed by Strymon to function perfectly well solo, or they can be routed to work together and create huge tones with their complimentary voicings. Split between Channel A and B, the circuits are placed as follows: A: Ge – Texas ... 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