There is an obvious trend in the world of pedals at the moment. I say "at the moment" but in actual fact I mean "in the last five years or so" and that trend is, everything is getting smaller. Much smaller. The old giants have become the modern miniatures. From Big Muffs to...
When we cast our minds back 18 months, to the moment we decided to set up a business selling pedals, the conversation soon turned to the obvious question; which brands were we going to stock?
Although there were lots of differing opinions, resulting in all sorts of variations on the word "maybe", there was one brand that we instantly agreed on...
You may have even seen one in the wild, on a weekend warriors board at a local gig ( remember those) or in a well lit and welcoming music store...but have you heard one?
If you haven’t, you're probably wondering what all the fuss is about. Can a blocky black box from 1978 really be that good?
Ah. This crusty old chestnut.
Well, we were going to get to it eventually so we might as well tackle it head on, right now!
First of all we need to understand exactly what "Germanium" or "Silicon" is referring to. What does it mean? What is everyone actually going on about?
Much like a Californian Mountain Lion, there is no way of dressing this one up.
Power supplies. They may not be the most exciting purchase you'll make all year, however spend the time to get it "right" and you'll save yourself countless headaches in the not too distant future...