More Home Relic Jobs from YouTube With the long weekend, we thought you might want to work on relic''ing a guitar. So in addition to Electric Guitar Review''s homebrewed


More Home Relic Jobs

from YouTube


With the long weekend, we thought you might want to work on relic''ing a guitar. So in addition to Electric Guitar Review''s homebrewed battering, we found this video series on YouTube. They put the latest video up this morning, which features the dude''s kids donating some dings and dents to the guitar.

Why Buy New?

from GearTrap


Are you a Craigslist/Gear Search/eBay hound looking for the best deal on some used gear, or are you a brand-new purist? This blog promotes the used idea.

Your Ears Know Him

from Courier Mail (Australia)


Louis Shelton is responsible for the hooks that get a number of songs in your head. Take the Monkees'' "Last Train to Clarksville" for example. Doo-Da, da-dun-dundun ... Do-da, da-dun-dundun... We can''t get enough. Here''s an interview with the man.

A faithful recreation of the Germanium Mosrite Fuzzrite with a modern twist.

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Presets extend the flexibility of an already expansive and easy-to-use reverb.

Intuitive. Great range in all controls. Well-built.

Some digital artifacts at long decay times.

$229

Walrus Audio Slötvå
walrusaudio.com

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Walrus Audio is a prolific builder, but, as the five reverb pedals in their lineup suggest, they have a real affinity for manipulating time and space. The beauty of the Slötvå reverb (which is derived from the company’s very similar Spin FV-1 chip-based Slö reverb) is how satisfying and simple it makes dramatic shifts between time/space textures.

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With such a flashy flame top, the Silvertone 1445 was built to catch the eyes of department store shoppers.

I don’t know what’s going on lately, but I’m breaking down all over and my shoulder is the latest to crumble. When I was a kid I would practice guitar in my bedroom near a radiator with an ungrounded amp plug and I’d get a zap right through my guitar and into my hands. Well, my shoulder pain is like that now, only without the cool story of rock ’n’ roll survival. I simply woke up one day like this. After a few weeks of discomfort, I figured I’d try out a new pillow, since mine are flattened like a wafer. I ventured out to the mall and, much to my sadness, saw the local Sears store shuttered, with weeds growing up from the sidewalks and concrete barriers blocking the large glass doors. I know I don’t get out much, but, man, was I sad to see the Sears store I’d known since childhood closed-up like that. My wife was laughing at me because apparently it had been closed for some time. But since I seem to exist on a separate timeline than most folks, it was all news to me.

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