Monthly Archives: October 2010

Keeley Electronics Overdrive overview and demo

The Keeley Electronics Overdrive was just released. In this video I highlight some of the features and demonstrate a number of different settings to help give a good overall idea of the tones you can get from the Keeley OD. The … Continue reading

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The Ebow: playing techniques and useful effects

In the second of two videos on the Ebow, I discuss and demonstrate some basic playing techniques as well as talk briefly about some effects that are useful when playing the Ebow. Continue reading

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The Ebow: what is it and how does it work?

The Ebow (short for electronic bow) is one of my favorite guitar effects. I’ve used one for years and nearly every time I use it people will ask me “what was that thing?!” The Ebow utilizes a 9v battery that creates a magnetic field which vibrates the string allowing you to get notes that will sustain endlessly. Continue reading

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New vs. Old Guitar Strings

Anybody who’s played guitar for awhile knows that changing an old, worn set of strings to a new set makes your guitar sound like a new instrument. While this isn’t the most glamorous topic in the world, it’s one that’s … Continue reading

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New T-Rex pedals in stock and shipping

T-Rex Engineering has recently released a handful of new pedals that are a great addition to their already fantastic line. Check all of the links below for video demonstrations. Mudhoney II Dual Distortion – The Mudhoney II is essentially two … Continue reading

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Phasing vs. Flanging – what’s the difference?

I created a video awhile back touching on some of the differences between Phase & Flange effects. My intent was to give a basic view of these two effects (ie, not scientific). I’m using the MXR M-101 Phase 90 and … Continue reading

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