Louis Electric

November issue is here!

State of the Stomp

State of the Stomp: How Space Can Save Your Pedalboard

November 26, 2013
Making space to master your pedalboard.
Read More

State of the Stomp: Looping Tips and Techniques

October 28, 2013
Simple strategies for livelier loop-based performances.
Read More

State of the Stomp: Build a Preset Volume Box

September 10, 2013
This DIY volume level box is great for players who use amp distortion and adjust their gain level from the guitar.
Read More

Intro to MIDI for Pedalboards

July 28, 2013
Once you learn a few basic things about MIDI, you don’t have to fear it. Instead you can use MIDI to add some very cool and useful functionality to your rig.
Read More

Normandy Guitars' Promising Pedal Debut

July 10, 2013
The O-CB’s retro-cool aesthetics drew me in, and once I heard the pedal, I was sold.
Read More

Inside EMMA Electronics

June 18, 2013
The Danish designers behind the ReezaFRATzitz have a shop that lives up to their quirky product names—from a vintage amp collection to die for, to grandma wielding a soldering iron.
Read More

How to Build a True-Bypass Tuner/Mute Box

June 9, 2013
Create a switcher that, when engaged, sends the guitar signal to the tuner and grounds the amplifier (mutes it).
Read More

The ABCs of Compression

May 11, 2013
What’s the difference between opto, FET, VCA or tube compressors? Learn this and more in our primer.
Read More

Control Your Pedals with the Wave of a Hand

April 15, 2013
The Hot Hand took tone tweaking off the floor, allowing players an unprecedented degree of freedom and versatility when controlling an effect parameter.
Read More

Build Your Own Series Resistance Box

March 11, 2013
Here’s a super-simple device that will let you coax new sounds from your fuzz pedal.
Read More