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Jason Shadrick

Jason Shadrick

Since attending a Dave Matthews Band concert as a teenager, Jason has been into all things guitar. An Iowa native, Jason has degrees in Music Business from Minnesota State-Mankato and Jazz Pedagogy from the University of Northern Iowa. Since then, he has spent time doing everything from promotion at an indie music label to organizing guitar workshops all over the country. Currently, Jason lives with his wife, son, and daughter in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

ARTICLES

Overdrive Overload: 6-Pedal Review Roundup

May 13, 2015
We see how far Way Huge, J. Rockett, Visual Sound, T-Rex, Sonic Fusion, and Svi Sound can push classic designs without losing their glorious, low-gain goodness.
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Quick Hit: Greer Amps Ghetto Stomp

May 11, 2015
Responsive vintage-style overdrive with gain to spare.
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Quick Hit: Danelectro '63 Dano

April 5, 2015
An incredibly playable reissue of Dano’s classic offset body style.
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Quick Hit: Demeter TGA-1-180D Mighty Minnie Review

March 6, 2015
Few—if any—100-watt heads pack this much power into such a convenient and portable format.
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Imagine Dragons’ Wayne Sermon: Life in the Fast Lane

March 2, 2015
A love of synth-like tones, simple melodies, and classic rock carries this former jazzbo to the big stages.
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The Punch Brothers’ Chris Eldridge and Chris Thile: Classically Blue(grass)

February 13, 2015
The progressive acoustic outfit teams up with a legendary producer to create the band’s most wildly interesting album yet, The Phosphorescent Blues.
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Quick Hit: Outlaw Effects Quick Draw Delay

January 27, 2015
A micro-sized, analog-voiced pedal that keeps things simple.
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'Nathan East: For the Record' Movie Review

January 12, 2015
A behind-the-scenes look at the low-end legend's career and the making of his latest solo album.
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Quick Hit: Mission Engineering V-Boost Red

December 22, 2014
Sweepable boost pedal lends power and tone shaping versatility.
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