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David Byrne pedalboard art

Posted on 01 February 2011 by diode

Came across a picture of this artwork … Awesome! The idea is that you would have to walk across the pedals while walking into the gallery, making random pedals turn on and off with a loop playing through them.

David Byrne in front of Boss pedals

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Minimoog Voyager & Through Zero Flanger

Posted on 12 April 2010 by diode

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Roland Space Echo tribute

Posted on 07 April 2010 by diode

With dub soundtrack to boot. ;)

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Moog debuts Tarus III pedals at NAMM 2010

Posted on 20 January 2010 by diode

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Moog was showing off their newly unveiled update of the Taurus bass pedals. They looked great in person and it seems as if the design draws heavily from the Little Phatty line of synths. As an owner of the Little Phatty I can say that the bass sounds in the Taurus III are going to be astounding. Taurus II will be a limited quantity product with less than 1000 units produced.

From the moogmusic site: Long requested by many of our very best customers and used by the likes of Rush, The Police, Genesis, Led Zeppelin, Phil Collins, Asia, Weezer, and many more. This is a one time opportunity to own a new set with a new warranty but one absolutely faithful to the original Taurus I sound.

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Moog MIDI MuRF

Posted on 17 August 2009 by diode

Moog has combined the guitar and bass MuRF pedals and added a full midi implementation in the new MF-105M. At $479 it’s definitely not cheap but it is very cool sounding.

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New OB.1 opto compressor from Strymon

Posted on 15 July 2009 by diode

This new pedal features an opto compressor fashioned after vintage circuits. The OB.1 also has and integrated clean boost with selectable frequency shaping if you are wanting a mid or treble boost as well.

From the site: “Everything you love about studio optical compressors … right at your feet … From beautifully subtle and transparent compression to vintage squash … Integrated foot-switchable Clean, Treble and Mid boost … TRUE BYPASS … Crafted with love in the USA”

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SM Pro Audio V-Pedal

Posted on 11 May 2009 by diode

Not yet shipping but this looks interesting from the German company SM Pro Audio. This box acts as an embedded host for VST plug-ins that normally run in a DAW on a PC. A 1.5 GHz CPU and 2 gigs of flash memory are included to host your favorite VST plug-ins on the floor. No word on pricing as of yet.
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Here is a link to their site.

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Custom Echo Park – internal shots

Posted on 24 March 2009 by diode

Internal wiring isn’t quite as neat as it could be but…oh well. All of the guitar signals are made with shielded cable. The cabling for the pots, toggle switch, power supply and tap footswitch are unshielded since they are all DC control voltages or DC supply.

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Mounting the module pcb to the main pcb is the most difficult part of the conversion. It’s hard soldered so if this baby breaks, it’s pretty much game over.

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3 New WayHuge Pedals

Posted on 07 January 2009 by diode

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Premier Guitar has just posted a comprehensive review of the 3 new overdrive/distortion pedals recently released by WayHuge Electronics under the auspices of Dunlop.

Read it here.

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the beavis board – BYOP

Posted on 23 December 2008 by diode

Build your own pedal, breadboard included. From their site:

“Do you want to learn about building guitar stompbox circuits? Have you been frustrated before by soldering, or trying to buy the right parts? Have you tried your hand at various kits, but want to learn more about how circuits actually work?…”

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