Vintage Marshall Pedals: The Guv'nor, Shred Master, and Bluesbreaker

Vintage Marshall Pedals: The Guv'nor, Shred Master, and Bluesbreaker

As you might imagine, GuitCon was very productive for Nick and I! We shot some dope videos, were joined by great people, and surrounded by great gear. While over there, Reverb debuted their European web shop and happened to have some vintage gear on hand. One of the many cool things we got to check out were some vintage Marshall distortion pedals.  

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Earthquaker Devices Afterneath

Earthquaker Devices Afterneath

The pedal designs coming out today are reaching new frontiers. With inventive programming, we are now hearing some amazing advantages digital pedals can offer. With pedals like the Rainbow Machine or Pitch BayEarthquaker Devices brings to the market the pedals that help us achieve otherworldly sounds and textures. The Afterneath pedal is no exception, and if you want otherworldly, this is Earthquaker’s best pedal at doing just that!

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Demo: Shift Line Astronaut Multiverb Space Unit featuring Nathan Latona

Demo: Shift Line Astronaut Multiverb Space Unit featuring Nathan Latona

Today we're joined by unique bassist Nathan Latona to go over a unique pedal! In case you weren't familiar Nathan is the bass player extraordinaire for Tera Melos! NickNathan, and I got to spend some time with the Astronaut Multiverb Space Unit by Shift Line, sent to us all the way from Russia! I love it for its simplicity, compact size, multiple reverb/shimmer options, and the lush sounds it can create. 

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Looking Back: How Reverb and Chorusing work

 Looking Back: How Reverb and Chorusing work

It’s always great to look back to when Pedals And Effects was just getting started. When it was just me in a room with a camera (more often than not it was my iPhone, 5starr Sound Labs was so empty back then!). Back when I was still trying to figure out what type of videos I wanted to make and how I wanted to demonstrate each effect, I had shot this video as a means to introduce and tease some upcoming pedal reviews. It worked back then for the time, but I definitely prefer how we do our review videos nowadays.

 

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