Are you a guitar effects lover? I am and Flanger is a really cool one to have! You all know BOSS, the manufacturer of effects pedals for electric guitars. Its latest version of Flanger, the BF-3 is an absolute machine!!! Have you ever felt an airplane flying above your house? Flanger is something like that! […]
Are you a die-hard electric guitar player that sometimes likes to lighten things up with an acoustic number or two? Are you tired of lugging around an electric and an acoustic guitar so you can play that one acoustic driven song in your set. If so, you can save yourself some heavy lifting and get […]
I’ve often wondered what goes into making an amp or FX pedal. To me it’s all just wires and knobs and it’s often easy to gloss over the science behind the sounds. One man who has always been interested in the science is James brown – no not the smooth moving soul funk meister, but […]
Kia Ora Jake here. I just wanted to write a quick post in response to a few questions about guitar effects pedals. A boutique guitar effects pedal is most usually a hand built or a limited edition pedal built by electronic enthusiasts, or a modded (modified) pedal. Many people mod their Boss units for example. There`s a whole new world of quantum manipulation opportunities out there once you start buying some of the crazy and often deranged units. Obviously there`s time and a place for everything but if you want to continue along the consciousness bending, sonic roads of Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, Tom Morello, Jonny Greenwood, Robert Fripp, Alan Holdsworth, Steve Hillage, Reeves Gabrels here are a few links to help you get really weird.