First Compressor Build

Well, here it is. I’ve been wanting a decent compressor pedal for a long time, and I’m too cheap to pay for a good one. I found a great thread on freestompboxes.org, though, with a schematic for a good-sounding, inexpensive compressor, and I figured I’d give it a go. Naming my first build “Ugly Mug” was a […]

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Roadworthy & Stigtronics

This week I spent some time in Bloomington, Indiana (home of IU), and stopped by one of my favorite music stores, Roadworthy Guitar & Amp.  One of the things I love about Roadworthy is that they always have interesting stuff in the store — usually they have some guitar, amp, or effect I’ve never heard […]

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One of these days…

…I want to get this guitar: It’s a Godin Solidac. Godin is the parent company of several big names in guitars, including Seagull acoustics. The Solidac rocks for a number of reasons, but the most important one as far as I’m concerned is that it is a two-voice guitar. It has electric pickups (two humbuckers […]

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