NAMM 2017 Schedule

NAMM 2017 Schedule

Hey guys, Max here. Juan and Nick are off at the NAMM show demo-ing all the newest and coolest gear. Be sure to catch them if you're at NAMM! If you do happen to be at the NAMM show Juan's schedule for the weekend are as follows. Should anything get added, fall through or change be sure to check back, I will be keeping this page up to date.

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WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE: Introducing the Ottobit Jr. by Meris

WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE: Introducing the Ottobit Jr. by Meris

Once every few years, a piece of gear will come on the market and set it on fire. Just when we think we've seen everything, a company that is new to the pedal game comes out with a stompbox PACKED with bit crushing, filtering, pitch sequencing, and stuttering capabilities -coinciding with a digital brain that makes programing incredibly simple, and components that deliver the optimum fidelity. Ladies and gentlemen, that company is Meris, and this pedal is the OTTOBIT JR!

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Throwback Thursday: IT'S NAMM SHOW TIME AGAIN! 2017

Throwback Thursday: IT'S NAMM SHOW TIME AGAIN! 2017

Time flies when you are playing music, and doing lots of videos but everything comes to a halt when Winter NAMM comes to Southern California! Winter NAMM 2017 is next weekend and as I have stated here on Pedals And Effects numerous times, I have a long history with the gear convention dating way back to the early 80's.

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Show Me Your Pedalboard: Mason

Show Me Your Pedalboard: Mason

It's the first Show Me Your Pedalboard entry of 2017! Even with everything we've got in store for Pedals And Effects this year, we haven't forgotten about our fan favorite column. Today's pedalboard entry belongs to Mason. Mason's got a great mix of new and old, as well as some Pedals And Effects favorites. Let's go 2017! 

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Demo: Shift Daddy by Danelectro

Demo: Shift Daddy by Danelectro

Today on Pedals And Effects we have a pedal that is very unique, you might love it, you might hate it, but it's definitely a head turner and not something that you'll come across that often. The pedal in question of course is a Danelectro Shift Daddy pitch shifting delay, and if there's anything you need to know about it, the pedal itself is designed to look like an old 50's Cadillac!

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Throwback Thursday: Geto Boys, NWA and Gang Starr

Throwback Thursday: Geto Boys, NWA and Gang Starr

Today’s Throwback Thursday is about one of my longest loves, hip-hop and rap music. I love rap music. I fell in love with rap back when my little brother would bump it in his 73′ LTD with truspoke rims, blasting Sugarhill Gang or UTFO or Newcleus. I was into rock and new wave at the time but once Eric (my brother) started trying to scratch on my pops’ turntable, I knew there was something magical about the music.

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Demo: Vintage Mu-Tron Phasor

Demo: Vintage Mu-Tron Phasor

I've always been a fan of vintage Mu-Tron gear. The Mu-Tron III is one of the best envelope filters ever made, and we've featured the Mu-Tron Micro V on an episode of our envelope filter wars.  While the company itself only existed for a short time, they have left a long lasting legacy. In keeping with their legendary line of effects, today we take a look at one of the deepest, thickest, phasers ever, the Mu-Tron Phasor. 

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