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Become a Pedalboard Mod God with Pedal Pods

Become a Pedalboard Mod God with Pedal Pods

Modular Construction, Integrated Power, and Signal Tweakability Make Pedalboard Customization Easy! This writer remembers a time, not long ago at all, when guitarists (and even some bassists) were stuck using one pedalboard to do everything. Some of us had the trusty ol’ Boss three- or six-slot “briefcase” and were forced to devise crazy ways to […]

Embracing the “Why Not” Mod?  Mojotone Makes It Easy to Mod for the Sake of Modding

Embracing the “Why Not” Mod? Mojotone Makes It Easy to Mod for the Sake of Modding

Making a great guitar even better … upgrades worth checking out!

An Audio Interface For Tone Hounds, Not Techies - IK Multimedia's New AXE I/O

An Audio Interface For Tone Hounds, Not Techies – IK Multimedia’s New AXE I/O

The AXE I/O is an interface with functionality specifically designed for the recording guitarist…

Fender and Gibson Will Never Die

Fender and Gibson Will Never Die

If I’m dead, you’ve been dead for weeks.

The Gibson pickup guide!

The Gibson pickup guide!

Did you know … The first humbucking coil was invented by Electro-Voice in 1934, but it wasn’t until the 1950s that a humbucking pickup was created for use in guitars.

NAMM 2019: Rock your Pedalboard with RockBoard products from Framus

NAMM 2019: Rock your Pedalboard with RockBoard products from Framus

How Much More Can Your Pedalboard Rock? With New RockBoard Products From Framus, A Lot More! Anything can be made into a pedalboard. Go ahead. Try it.Old skateboard decks? This writer has seen players make these into pedalboards. A broomstick? OK, maybe you need a couple of them and a saw to make it work, but it […]

A Cable Kit That's A Cut Above

A Cable Kit That’s A Cut Above

Flexible, oxygen-free conductor surrounded by tinned, braided shielding for for low-capacitance, low-noise performance that’s especially important in pedalboard patch cables, given their close proximity to other cabling and power supplies

Slather on Some Sweet and Savory Sixties and Seventies Sounds

Slather on Some Sweet and Savory Sixties and Seventies Sounds

The Aclam Cinnamon Drive overdrive pedal, handmade in Barcelona, Spain, is a true hearkening back to those days of coily cords, big bell bottoms, and vinyl records.

Getting In Gear: Mark Markel, Analysis Plus Cables

Getting In Gear: Mark Markel, Analysis Plus Cables

“Using round cable is like pouring fine wine through a lead pipe. What comes out is not what went in…”

Find New Chemistry With Your Gear - Big Leg Circuits

Find New Chemistry With Your Gear – Big Leg Circuits

“The aim of Big Leg Circuits is not to reinvent the wheel, but let guitarists easily explore and experiment within the realm of classic tone while keeping things as simple and straightforward as possible while incorporating ways to achieve a greater range of articulation beyond what a stock wiring scheme can provide!”