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Pedalboards (Part 2)

The response to the last post was so enthusiastic, that I wanted to follow up with some more related pedalboard stuff and also post some detailed photos.

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Two-Rock Tone Rocks! The Custom Reverb Signature Amplifier

Through the years I have owned or tried a lifetime of guitar amplifiers: Fenders, Matchless, Ceriatone, Alessandro, Brown Note, Bludotone, Groove Tube, Boogies, Dumble, Seymour Duncan, Carr

Dumble Overdrive Special in a Box: The Ethos Overdrive

This week I am writing a review on one of my favorite Overdrive pedals: the Ethos Overdrive Pedal.

A Tube Screamer for the Twenty-First Century

Today I am posting a review I wrote for Berklee’s Guitar Faculty newsletter, Open Position. I thought it would be nice to share it with a larger community of tone-seekers.

The Tone Power of the Stratocaster

One eye-opening revelation in the quest for tone happening to me back in the early ’90s: I was playing with a relatively popular Boston-based band called the Heavy Metal Horns.

How to Practice Your Music Production Skills by Copying a Song

There’s a saying, “Copying is the highest form of flattery.” Copying is also one of the best ways to hone your production skills.

More Than a Mashup

A mashup (AKA bootleg) is taking two songs and beat-matching them together to create a new blended mix of both songs.

It’s Not Just the Gear!

It’s not the gear that makes great music. You’re the one that writes, plays, and produces the music, not the equipment.