Pedals and Effects Instagram!

Pedals and Effects Instagram!

Happy new year everyone! We here at Pedals and Effects wanted to start off the new year strong by introducing the long awaited Pedals and Effects Instagram. We’ve got big plans for the Instagram page, and we’re kicking it off with a chance to win both Juan’s and Nick’s pedalboards. Yep, you read that right.

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Chase Bliss: Dark World

Chase Bliss: Dark World

I’ve got good news and bad news, so bad news first. Bad news: I had surgery on my hand, so I’m out of commission for just a little bit. Good news: Pedals and Effects OG Mason Stoops is on hand to help debut the latest and greatest from Chase Bliss, the Dark World Dual Channel reverb!

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Juan Alderete and Halo Orbit Magazine Features!

Juan Alderete and Halo Orbit Magazine Features!

Juan has been prominently featured in the press lately spreading the good word of Pedals And Effects and going in depth about his latest project, Halo Orbit! Juan is currently featured in Premier Guitar, Bass Player Magazine, and Bass Magazine Japan and deBassist for the fans in Japan and the Netherlands!

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Pedals And Effects: In Conversation with Julie Slick

Pedals And Effects: In Conversation with Julie Slick

Pedals And Effects is honored to welcome bass player extraordinaire, Julie Slick! Julie stopped by 5Starr Sound labs where we talked gigs, gear, and so much more. You may know Julie from her work with the Adrian Belew Power Trio, or more recently from a video that was making the rounds on social media, where she ripped crazy bass while an artist painted the walls around her. Without further ado, here is Pedals And Effects in conversation with Julie Slick. 

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Vintage Pedal of the Week: Pearl OC-7

Vintage Pedal of the Week: Pearl OC-7

Usually on Thursday we’ll do a Throwback Thursday post, but every now and then we like to switch it up. So today I'd like to take a moment check out some of our favorite vintage, hard to find, or discontinued pedals. So in a way, it is still a Throwback Thursday of sorts as we reflect on the gear of yester-year. For today's entry of Vintage Pedal of the Week we’ll be talking about the Pearl Octaver OC-7.

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Vintage Pedal of the Week: Lovetone

Vintage Pedal of the Week: Lovetone

And we’re back with another Vintage Pedal of the Week entry! This week we’re covering LovetoneLovetone was started in the 90’s and was responsible for creating a small line of only seven pedals. For such a small line of pedals they all managed to be large in size and sound while remaining very versatile, psychedelic and now, highly coveted. 

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Pedals And Effects Song Dissection: Kashmir by Led Zeppelin

Pedals And Effects Song Dissection: Kashmir by Led Zeppelin

Today's Pedals And Effects Song Dissection is nothing short of legendary! Every single member of Led Zeppelin were innovators of their instrument, having blazed a trail for musicians to follow and cementing their legacy in the upper echelon of musical history. One thing we seldom talk about here at Pedals And Effects are effects on drum kits! And that is what today's Song Dissection is all about! 

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Pedals And Effects Song Dissection: Sabotage by The Beastie Boys

Pedals And Effects Song Dissection: Sabotage by The Beastie Boys

Pedals And Effects coming at ya with an entry of our Song Dissection series, where we analyze the legendary tones from the most sonically ambitious songs out there, and determine what gear they used to achieve their unique sounds. Today's post is on the Beastie Boys 1994 rap-rock classic "Sabotage" off the album Ill Communication. 

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