Brady Smith

Brady Smith

Brady Smith is the cofounder of Old Blood Noise Endeavors and the Coffee & Riffs YouTube series, as well as a part-time guitar tech. Despite his deteriorating posture, he has a strong affinity for Jazzmasters and aluminum-necked guitars. And coffee. And sleep.



State of the Stomp: Breathing Room

April 2, 2018
The search for time and space—to create.
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State of the Stomp: How’d You Hear About Them?

January 2, 2018
If net neutrality dies, will small businesses—like pedal makers—survive?
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State of the Stomp: Let the Outside In

October 16, 2017
What precious fuel keeps the idea factory running?
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State of the Stomp: L’appel du Vide

June 20, 2017
The internal battle between gear lust and contentment.
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State of the Stomp: Embrace Your Secret Love

April 11, 2017
Inspiration can be found in the most unlikely places, including those once spurned.
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State of the Stomp: The End of Mystery

January 2, 2017
Has the excitement and adventure disappeared from the quest for cool new gear?
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State of the Stomp: Less Really Can Be More

October 6, 2016
Is your pedalboard overpopulated?
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State of the Stomp: Delay vs. Reverb

July 22, 2016
A reverb junkie searches for the perfect delay buzz.
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State of the Stomp: Pedalboard Picassos and Parrishes

May 3, 2016
What does a box’s exterior say about what’s inside? And what does it say about you?
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State of the Stomp: Conserving Energy

January 17, 2016
The power of positive thinking is the best adaptor for the voltage flow of life.
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State of the Stomp: It Gets Weirder

October 11, 2015
Who cares about the next great overdrive? Give me the obscure and the bizarre.
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State of the Stomp: Easy Does It

June 22, 2015
Smart switching can make your onstage experience simpler and more stress-free.
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State of the Stomp: In Search of New Inspiration

March 19, 2015
Maybe it’s time to turn off the music.
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