Effects

Dwarfcraft dials in the Ghost Fax

Dwarfcraft dials in the Ghost Fax

Wisconsin-based Dwarfcraft Devices is diving back into the modulation game in a big way with their new Ghost Fax Phase Computer, a digital maelstrom that adds exciting new abilities along with the tried and true phaser effects.  more...
MOD KITS DIY hit Rock Bottom

MOD KITS DIY hit Rock Bottom

THE NEW MOD KITS DIY Rock Bottom is a bass fuzz kit that delivers all the sizzle players expect from a vintage fuzz pedal without sacrificing the low frequencies.  more...
Choice cuts from Winter NAMM

Choice cuts from Winter NAMM

THE GREAT NAMM Booth Shuffle was in high gear at this year’s Winter NAMM show in Anaheim. A new addition to the Anaheim Convention Center meant the organizers could experiment with lumping like brands and instruments in the same area with one another.  more...
Run, Rabbit, Run

Run, Rabbit, Run

AT THE NAMM show last January, Safia Harrison of Rabbit Hole FX had a pedalboard set-up showcasing the brand’s first three pedals as part of the traveling Stompbox Exhibit. Eager to show off the latest Rabbit Hole offerings, she stood front and center, ready to talk gear and walk any interested parties through the functionality of the Chasomic fuzz, Analog Phaser and A ‘Merkin fuzz. Then something she did not expect to happen, happened.  more...
Mojotone on the move

Mojotone on the move

ON THE DAY of our visit, the headquarters of leading music equipment manufacturer and supplier Mojotone was abuzz with the normal activity of a Wednesday morning. The crew of 50-plus staff at the Burgaw, North Carolina facility was fulfilling orders, milling cabinets, wiring pickups — all the things they would be doing any other work day. But there was something different happening as well. Boxes lined a few of the main building corridors and inventory was being palleted, wrapped and readied. Readied for the big move.  more...
Alexander Pedals aims for growth

Alexander Pedals aims for growth

MATTHEW FARROW has navigated these waters before. Back in the early 2000s, he was the circuit jockey behind Pharaoh Amps, which among other things had a successful run of pedal releases. So much so, that Farrow quit his day job to devote his full attention to his MI business. Pharaoh was a one-man shop in Raleigh that produced stomps like the Class A Boost, Jubilee Silver Overdrive and the Echo Jr. He was 24 years old.  more...