Berklee Online presents

The Newest Allston Amp: AOC mkII

I am always very excited to be one of the first to bring news of a cool product to the general public. As known by many of you who have reached out with questions about my choice of amps


The Electro-Harmonix B9 Organ Machine: B3 in a Box

I love a great story around a pedal. I recently received an Electro-Harmonix B9 Organ Machine by mail. I picked it up at the Berklee mailroom during my lunch break.

EHX 44 Magnum or the 22 Caliber Power Amp Pedals: Must have!

So last Thursday night at the beginning of the set at a local gig, one of the 5581 tubes in my Allston Combo decided to call it quits.

Quick Post: Stage Trix Wah Fastener

If you have ever had difficulty with getting your traditional Cry Baby Wah to stay on a pedalboard securely here is a must have product for you.

Super Cool Pedal Alert: The EHX Soul Food

Every once in a while a pedal comes along that blows your mind because of the unbelievable value. I am a sucker for simplicity in operation and have a “3 knob” preference

Rare Find Pedal: The Guyatone WRm5 Wah Rocker

In my online course at Berklee Online: Funk/Rock R&B Soloing and in my instructional book, Funk R&B Guitar: Creative Solos, Grooves and Sounds, I talk about guitar sounds

Funky Pedal Alert: The 3Leaf Proton Envelope Filter

This post is another quick heads up. I have been using the 3 Leaf Proton Envelope Filter for a couple of months now on my go-to board.

Amazing Pedal Alert: The Dry Bell Vibe Machine V-1

Every now again I get excited knowing that I might be the one first who brings a great product to your attention.

Cool Pedal Alert: The AMT Japanese Girl Wah – Big Tones, Small Package

Here’s a post to highlight a wah I recently added to my arsenal of tone generators. I love wah pedals! It is a big part of the retro-funky-R&B sound of the songs I write and sing.

The New Allston Tremulator MKII with Matching 112 Mini Cab

This post I would like to share a new product worthy of attention. Many of you have already read my earlier post about the Allston Amp Dumbalina made by Rob Lohr in the basement of Mr. Music