Louis Electric

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Pedal Projects

Look Before You Leap

January 10, 2012
If you’ve ever thought about creating your own pedals—or are just curious about what challenges a boutique builder faces—read on.
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Powering Your Board

November 15, 2011
There are three major issues to consider when thinking about powering your pedalboard: voltage, current, and isolation
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10 Tech Tips from Touring Pros

November 9, 2011
From string changes to amp maintenance to networking, techs to the stars tell you how to maintain your setup like a pro.
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4 Pedal Mods for the Masses

October 18, 2011
Ever thought it might be cool to get into pedal modding but didn’t know where to start? Problem solved. Here, Ben Fulton, CEO and head designer at Red Witch Analog Pedals in New Zealand, walks you step-by-step through four mods perfect for the budding solder jockey.
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Delay Pedal

October 18, 2011
Whether you’ve got a barebones analog box or a feature-packed digital model, your delay can do a lot more than add ambience to your sound. Here we walk you through everything from basics like signal-chain placement and dialing in traditional sounds to looping and precise tempo matching.
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Stomp School Graduation Day!

April 19, 2011
Tom digs into pedal guts and says goodbye in his final Stomp School column.
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Stomp School: What's Inside Your Pedals?

March 15, 2011
Greetings, pedal stompers, and welcome back to Stomp School. It occurs to me that I might have lost a few of you in last month’s discussion of technologies such as
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The Premier Guitar Pedalboard Survival Guide

December 21, 2010
It takes a lot more than a few stompboxes, Velcro, and a carrying case to thrive in the pedal wilderness. Here we guide you through the common pitfalls encountered when assembling your go-to stomp station.
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A Tale of Two Ludwigs

August 17, 2010
A Ludwig without its "yoy"
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