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Posts tagged "Pedals"

Best Mini-Compressor Pedals of 2017 – Compare prices and tone!

Compression could be described as the balancing act between the loudest and quietest you want your guitar to sound: if you abuse it, you'll lose sensitivity, if you bypass it, you may hear uneven notes and unwanted spikes.

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Guerilla Toss – Q&A about Gear and the Creative Process behind ‘GT Ultra’

Brooklyn via Boston avant-punks Guerilla Toss are ready to enter the next stage of their career with the release of a new full-length (entitled "GT ULTRA") on DFA Records. - (photo by photo by Ross Brubeck

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Bangladeafy Jon Ehlers’ pedalboard (Bass)

If you understand music from a technical and creative angle, Brooklyn/Long Island duo Bangladeafy will, in all likelihood, blow your mind. We praised them enough already in our sister blog The Deli (they placed 2nd in our Best of NYC 2017 Yearly Poll for emerging artists,...

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Bellows talk about their music, guitars, pedals & synths

Bellows is the bedroom project of Brooklyn songwriter/guitarist/producer Oliver Kalb, an ex member of now defunct NYC group The Epochs, a little known band that released some very interesting music back in the aughts. Active with this solo project since the beginning of the decade, Oliver...

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Pedal Manufacturer Profiles: Lotus Pedal Designs (by Gearphoria)

“The pedal thing started when the band I was in earlier on got back together for a reunion show in like 2009,” recalled Erspamer. “I had sold off most of my gear. I had one electric guitar, one acoustic guitar… no amp anymore. But if I was...

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J Mascis’/Dinosaur Jr sound and gear

Great music is always relevant, and it's not a stretch to say that J. Mascis' Dinosaur Jr has grown to become one of the most influential rock acts of all times.

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Brooklyn’s The Boobies talk about Pedals

Brooklyn's own The Boobies are a garage pop four-piece with some instant-earworm songwriting chops, but don't let that fool you---the group isn't afraid to get dirty and bare their fangs when they mean it. With the recent release of their single, "Children of the Dark Art,"...

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The Luyas’ synth and pedal arsenal

With ethereal vocals, and thick, multi-layered instrumentals, The Luyas craft the type of songs that yield new musical discoveries on each pass. Their dreamy indie/psych, engaging lyricism, and sometimes enigmatic instrumentation are well deserving of repeat listens, but even after doing so, it might be hard to puzzle out...

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James Supercave’s favorite pedal and synth

15541278_1023578021104093_5553702689792544543_n[1] After winning The Deli's Best of 2015 LA Poll for Emerging Artist, in 2016 James Supercave went on to deliver on that "promise" with their perfect 2016 full length debut 'Better Strange.' This is one of those bands able to marry, in their songs, utter catchiness with a tense darkness...

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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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Stylish new pedals: Gurus Amps

gurus You know how Italians are, right? Everything needs to be "BELLO," because... who on earth wants to see things that are "BRUTTE"? (By the way, we are using full caps because Italians are notoriously loud, and truly yours, who in the  Mediterranean peninsula was born and raised, can certainly confirm that!). Well,...

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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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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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