Rather than do a ‘best of’ style post, every year I’m going to do a rundown of what pedals I’m using, and why.Continue reading “2021 Review: Pedals”
A couple of weeks ago, I bought a second-hand Leo Jr overdrive pedal.
I’ve been after one of these for a long time. Now that I have it, was it worth the wait?Continue reading “First Impressions: ToadWorks Leo Jr American Overdrive”
This conversation was originally posted to my Twitter feed.
Good afternoon! I’m a bit late with this week’s #CoffeeAndKlon. There’s a couple of reasons why. And one of them does involve the Klon.
I’ve been a bit flat for most of this past week. Delivered a couple of workshops and a talk on the Saturday and Wednesday, and didn’t have much left in the tank after that.
So Thursday and Friday, I’ve mostly been finishing off the home studio revamp. A bit of upgraded gear, and mainly about getting the gear I already have back into use.Continue reading “CoffeeAndKlon #22: Who Needs Pedals When You’ve Got A Great Amp?”
Last month, I made a very unplanned purchase – the Custom Shop Les Paul Special. I got it for less than a brand-new Gibson USA Standard costs (not the first time that’s happened), but still … The next few months are going to be about exceptional bargains or rare items only – or things I need for gigging.
Not that it really matters. The 2nd hand gear market seems to have dried up quite badly this month. Even eBay “sell for £1” weekends haven’t had their normal impact. Will things pick up in May?
Here’s a list of all the new gear that arrived in April, along with my first impressions of each item. I’ll post a separate, detailed post about each item when I’ve had a bit of time to get to know it better.Continue reading “New Arrivals For April”