Samick Motherlode

December 2014

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Review: Carl Martin Octaswitch

October 13, 2008
The Carl Martin Octaswitch brings a measure of organization to a cluttered field of pedals
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A Day in the (Tour) Life

October 13, 2008
Checking out of hotel in Aarhus, Denmark Photo credit: Lynn Stroud The question I’m asked most often is, “What’s it like on tour? What do you do with your
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Chris Mahoney - Whole Lotta Guitar

October 13, 2008
New York guitarist Chris Mahoney sent me his self-released CD, Rebirth, about a year and a half ago. Though just a pup in the guitar scene, his debut displayed
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Heavy Electronics

October 13, 2008
Hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota, these completely handmade, hand-painted pedals are “born out a desire for honesty in tone, construction, aesthetic and price too.” If you’re looking for a ruggedly-built pedal
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Review: BOSS SL-20 Slicer

October 13, 2008
BOSS''s SL-20 Slicer keeps tweakers happy for days
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Pedals? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Pedals!

October 13, 2008
One of the greatest things about being a touring musician is having the opportunity to see, hear and play with some of the greatest guitarists on the planet. Over the
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Review: Carvin X-100B Amplifier & Cabinet

October 13, 2008
Carvin''s X-100B head and X-100A 4x12 offer versatility
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Are You a Pedal Junkie?

October 13, 2008
When G.A.S. becomes P.A.S.
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Pickups: Hot or Not?

October 13, 2008
Just what does it mean when a pickup is "hot"?
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Boss BD-2 Mods

October 13, 2008
The Boss Blues Driver is one of those pedals that everybody has owned or at least played through once. I’d venture to say it’s nearly as popular as the
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