+++ Event tip September +++

Source: victoryamps.com

On the 6th of September 2017, a product run down of the British amplifier-manufacturer Victory takes place at Just Music Berlin.

Within the German Clinics Tour Mick Taylor ( known by “That pedal show” on youtube) and Rabea Massaad (guitarist of the Band Dorje and one of the stars of Andertons youtube-channel) are presenting from 18:30 pm to 20:00 pm the different amplifiers of Victory Amps UK. Continue reading “+++ Event tip September +++”

PLUS Pedal Release

source: pluspedal.com

The PLUS Pedal has been introduced at Winter NAMM 2017 and I must confess that I was immediately enthusiastic. It started 2015 as an experiment of three technically well trained guitarists and turned out to be one of the most interesting innovations at the NAMM. Continue reading “PLUS Pedal Release”

Downsizing

PedalboardAlthough many guitarists love large pedalboards, most of them go into raptures over the sound that originates when the guitar-signal runs straight into the amplifier. The dynamic is increased and the guitar has got a higher output. Continue reading “Downsizing”

The 10 most exciting pages for guitarists

Ask the Dude

There are many good and informative pages for guitarists on the internet. I would like to present you a list of my favourite pages: Continue reading “The 10 most exciting pages for guitarists”

New Delays in 2017

2017 numerous new pedals were put on the market. Especially for delays it seems that the Golden age has come. There have been some interesting innovations for both, the analog (because of the reissue of the MN2005-chip) and the digital delays. Continue reading “New Delays in 2017”

Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM vs. MXR Carbon Copy

This is a comparison of the Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM with the MXR Carbon Copy:

gear:

Fender Telecaster, Fender Princeton Reverb, Celestion G12M, Shure SM57, Cubase

For more videos of the Tonal Recall RKM click here.

How to control the parameters of a pedal

Expression-pedals, Midi, CV and Apps

Ask the DudeExpression-pedals

The first pedal that could be controlled with an expression-pedal in real time was the Uni-Vibe. The advantage was that you could adjust the swiftness without taking the hands off the strings. Later this function could also be found in Auto-Wahs. In this way the pedal could be controlled just like a real Wah. Continue reading “How to control the parameters of a pedal”

Effect history (Part 5): Retro boom of the 90s

Effect Pedal In the 90s there was a recollection. Grunge killed the dreams of the hairspray-metal bands and thus, also of the effect-industry. For cost reasons and also as a commercially statement many guitarists bought second hand pedals and were satisfied with two or three of them. The previous polished sound became rougher. Continue reading “Effect history (Part 5): Retro boom of the 90s”