With the DD-8 and the DD-3T Boss sends two new digital delays in the well-known compact enclosure in the race. Continue reading “Boss DD-8 vs. DD-7”
Compared to the Winter NAMM most musicians perceive the Summer NAMM somehow inconspicuous. Nevertheless, some interesting innovations have been presented this summer.
Here, I would like to present a list of my highlights regarding the world of effect pedals. Continue reading “+ + + Effect pedals at Summer NAMM 2019 News +++”
Therefore, I proudly present an Interview with Josh Scott, the founder and head of JHS Pedals. Continue reading “7 questions to Josh Scott (JHS Pedals)”
Starting to play guitar, most guitarists dispense with effect pedals.
The guitar connected to the amp is all you need to be happy. Continue reading “Evolution of the pedalboard”
A pedalboard with many pedals on it offers various possibilities but at the same time, it is pressty complicated to switch between different pedals.
After adding tremolo and reverb to the clean sound of the verse, for the refrain you may want to switch abruptly to an overdriven sound. In this case you ought to be able to switch between three pedals at the same time.
How can switching operations like these be simplified? Continue reading “Effect pedal switcher”
Although the Boss DD-2 does not show off with an extraordinary equipment, this delay pedal is definitively cult (8 of 10 points on my cult factor scale). Continue reading “Boss DD-2 digital delay”
It is so annoying: you have spent hours to find the perfect tuning for a pedal while the minutes of the transport to wherever or even the seconds of a single touch are enough to lead to a maladjustment of the pots. Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: How to protect the pots from unintentional maladjustment”
I guess almost anyone who uses one or more pedals with tap tempo on his pedalboard have thought about a device that is able to tap several pedals at the same time. Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: DIY Mini Tap Tempo Controller”
To almost all producers of guitar effect pedals 9V still is the one and only standard. But who has set this norm? And is 9V really the best option for effect pedals? Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: Power for pedals – 9V or more?”
More and more guitarists use a low volume setup while playing their guitar at home. In this case drum computer and loopers are perfect devices for songwriting or practicing.
Here I would like to introduce some different loopers of several manufacturers. Continue reading “Looper”
“True bypass” – I guess, there is no term that is mentioned more frequently relating to the presentation of a new pedal. What does “true bypass” mean and does it have any advantages? Continue reading “Ask the Dude: True Bypass vs. Buffer”