July 9, 2019
Parallel versus series routing, and how your choice impacts your effects palette.
June 3, 2019
Our expert discloses a few secrets of life … and gear!
April 30, 2019
Tips for taking your signal path from stereo to mono.
April 9, 2019
Thinking about sound helps harness its properties. Saddle up!
March 22, 2019
An insider’s view from pedal world at this winter’s show.
February 18, 2019
Sharing, not being overbearing, keeps the gear world a big friendly place for all.
December 4, 2018
A lesson in how to adapt, survive, and thrive.
November 8, 2018
Why pedal makers keep trying to build a better mousetrap.
October 9, 2018
A pedal builder explains how what’s under his lid gets into a box’s enclosure.
July 3, 2018
Out-of-the-box techniques can put you in the right creative space.
June 13, 2018
Philippe Herndon replies to readers about digital emulation, “magic ears” designers, truth in advertising, and knowing when an idea is fully hatched.
April 2, 2018
The search for time and space—to create.
March 7, 2018
What a great vintage stompbox can tell a contemporary pedal builder.
January 22, 2018
What if we live in a simulation—a digital emulation of the world?
January 2, 2018
If net neutrality dies, will small businesses—like pedal makers—survive?
December 3, 2017
Are guitars going the way of the saxophone?
October 24, 2017
A forgotten zombie pedal returns from the dead to rekindle an old friendship and bring a new perspective.
October 16, 2017
What precious fuel keeps the idea factory running?
October 10, 2017
Everything you need to know about the quirky-awesome, sometimes-confusing stompboxes often pigeonholed as just for classic rock and experimental music.