Delicious Audio Blog – Stompbox Exhibit, Synth Expo and MixCon
Delicious Audio Blog – Stompbox Exhibit, Synth Expo and MixCon
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Lola Colt’s guitar pedals

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London-based sextet, Lola Colt, is moody, enigmatic, and offer such a palpable, otherworldly music that it's easy to find yourself swept up in their sound and tumbling down dark corridors led by a slew of fuzzy guitars, soaring melodic swells, and a set of siren-like vocals....

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Kassassin Street’s Pedals, Synths and Creative Process

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uyYOZ7lXs4 Hailing from the UK's Southsea region, Kassassin Street brings a refreshingly breezy approach to psychedelia, with a danceability factor that will intrigue music fans nostalgic of the glorious psych pop British bands of the late '80s and early '90s, from the Charlatans to The Stone Roses to Happy Mondays. Throughout...

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Giraffes? Giraffes! – Pedals & Creative Process

girafffes Western MA-based GIRAFFES? GIRAFFES!  is one of those bands crafting deliciously head-spinning math-rock licks so labyrinthine, that you'd imagine it'd be tough for even a full four or five piece band to execute. So, when you hear that their music is the work of...

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Doom Metal Band, King Woman, Talks about Guitar and Bass Pedals

kw-boards If the ground were to one day crack open, and the sounds of Tartarus began to seep out of the earth, I'd like to imagine the hellish cacophony would sound a bit like King Woman. The San Francisco-based four-piece crafts the...

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Delicate Steve’s Effect Pedals

13729196_1256187777755386_8999857685950939057_n[1] If music is language, Delicate Steve's mother tongue is electric guitar - with an assorted stompbox accent. Few contemporary guitarists master the six strings' vocabulary the way he does, unafraid as he is to experiment with tone, effects, and parts. Edgy and forward looking artists like...

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The Fantastic Plastics’ Gear and Creative Process

318073_511477292208825_1176848818_n[1] It's almost impossible to not be immediately smitten with the Fantastic Plastics. With their bright colors and quirky demeanor, the Brooklyn-based duo re-imagines retro-synth pop for the 21st century. While they're sure to delight nostalgia seekers, the band's catchy, fun tracks have a wide appeal that's...

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Surf Rock is Dead’s Guitar Pedals

srid With a sound both meditative and gothy, Brooklyn duo Surf Rock is Dead pairs sunny melodies to melancholic tinges, ala the Drums, but with a much shoegazier approach, a kind of music that's tightly connected to the use of...

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Pavo Pavo’s Gear and Creative Process

13428659_1746723802208671_5870013646180779975_n1 With psychedelic leanings and spacey synths that could believably been beamed down from Pluto, Brooklyn-based Pavo Pavo has a sound that's both warm and familiar, and yet hard to place. The band seems to comfortably straddle between the deeper trenches of Brian Wilson's brain and the new face...

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Computer Magic’s Synths and Creative Process

10534724_886453314700770_4257922320623126290_n1 Danz Johnson, aka Computer Magic, is by no means a tyro when it comes to navigating the music scene. In just 6 years, the Brooklyn-based synth-pop artist amassed 10+ releases, became something of a sensation in Japan, and shows no signs...

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Minature Tigers’ Gear and Creative Process

14720612_10154757121309155_2432180885236369966_n1 Miniature Tigers is officially back with their first release since 2014. I Dreamt I Was A Cowboy, the new 11-track LP from the indie rock band is a short departure from the group's previous releases--often unpolished, organic, and lovingly displaying...

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The Landing’s Gear and Creative Process

14095951_1092139190881003_5780590724243217941_n1 Meditating about the universe is heavy stuff but, like much in life, you have the option of being consumed, or delighted by your surroundings. Brooklyn-based electronic artist, The Landing, does the latter. Producing synth-pop tracks that have their feet planted firmly...

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Big Thief’s Buck Meek shows us the effects on his pedal board

bt Big Thief's debut album "Masterpiece" has been rocking our world this year - our sister blog named it The Deli NYC's Record of the Month back in July. We asked the band's guitarist...

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