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Comparing Metal Pedals – T-Rex Bloody Mary, HBE Full Metal Jacket, MXR Fullbore, Emma PisdiYAUwot

High gain distortion pedals have come a long way in recent years. In this post/video I take a look at four great options and discuss some of their features and play some clips to demonstrate the similarities and differences. Continue reading

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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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The Red Witch Medusa is back!

The Red Witch Medusa is back!  The Medusa was originally released in December 2004 as a very limited run.  Since then there’s been a lot of demand and requests for the Medusa to be included in Red Witch’s line-up.  As … Continue reading

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DLS Effects in stock and shipping

We’ve just added DLS Effects to our product line-up and I’m very excited to have them on board!  DLS Effects are some of the best effects you can buy and that’s no exaggeration.  They currently feature five models: – Echo … Continue reading

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Seymour Duncan pickups now at Macdaddy Music

Seymour Duncan PickupsSeymour Duncan pickups aren’t exactly a secret, but that said we just became a dealer in the past couple of weeks for them.  Despite the fact that they’ve been around for a long time and have products that … Continue reading

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