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Q&A: Lee McAlilly from Original Fuzz

Q&A: Lee McAlilly from Original Fuzz

Q&A: Lee McAlilly from Original Fuzz

Original Fuzz began when Lee McAlilly and Zach Lever met in college and started playing in bands together. Zach would carry his pedals around in a pharmaceutical ad covered gym bag and the two of them had an idea to upgrade this bag into something more practical for musicians. Since the initial bag idea the company has grown to build a wide range of camera and guitar straps from unique textiles from around the world. We recently had a chat with Lee about what goes on behind the scenes at Original Fuzz, what it's like working and living in Nashville and a heap more.  

Published Jul 11 by Daniel Moss

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New Roland SPD::One Percussion Pads

New Roland SPD::One Percussion Pads

New Roland SPD::One Percussion Pads

After the success of last years "909" day Roland have decided to do a month long online release campaign under the "The Future Redefined" banner. The roll-out of products has started with the SPD::ONE line of electronic drum pads on May 26th. We'll be keeping everyone up to date with the new products once they are announced but firstly we wanted to see what these SPD::ONE pads are all about.

Published May 29 by Aaron Hall

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New Effects Pedal Month

New Effects Pedal Month

New Effects Pedal Month

While not all of these are brand new releases, some of them have taken a little while to make their way to our little corner of the world. Because of this it's felt like every other day a new pedal that we haven't seen in the store before has arrived. So... here's a little sneak peak at what we now have available. New pedals from Death By Audio, Earthquaker Devices, Walrus Audio and Way Huge!

Published May 23 by Daniel Moss

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Q&A: Yoshihiro Ikegami from Boss

Q&A: Yoshihiro Ikegami from Boss

Q&A: Yoshihiro Ikegami from Boss

I was recently in Japan and figured it was a great opportunity to head over to Roland Corporations headquarters whilst there and check it out. With the plan being for me to sit down and have a chat with the president of Boss, Yoshihiro Ikegami. After failing miserably at trying to navigate to Roland HQ, I ended up having a chat with Yoshihiro over Skype whilst only a few hundred measly miles away about how he got started at Roland, designing some of music's most iconic processors and the Boss ethos towards taking guitar forward. 

Published Nov 18 by Daniel Moss

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Q&A: Jon Cusack from Cusack Music and Mojo Hand FX

Q&A: Jon Cusack from Cusack Music and Mojo Hand FX

Q&A: Jon Cusack from Cusack Music and Mojo Hand FX

Holland, Michigan: A town located on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan on Lake Macatawa and home to one of the pedal worlds most respected and innovative builders - Jon Cusack. We recently had a chat to Jon about how it all started for him, the 15 year history of Cusack Music, his recent acquisition of Mojo Hand FX and what he thinks the future holds. 

Published Nov 14 by Daniel Moss

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New Releases from Roland's #909 Day

New Releases from Roland's #909 Day

New Releases from Roland's #909 Day

Last Friday, September 9 Roland celebrated the release of over 30 new products with their #909 day. In what was the biggest release of new products from a musical instrument company in recent memory, Roland released a wide variety of products through an online music festival, featuring demos and performances from artists across numerous cities such as Tokyo, Paris, New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Berlin and more. We take a look at some of our favourites.

Published Sep 14 by WOM Staff

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What is Recorded Music's Greatest Year?

What is Recorded Music's Greatest Year?

What is Recorded Music's Greatest Year?

The last few months in store has involved some heated debate brought about by listening to Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list. Lists like this are highly subjective and when it comes down to it quite trivial, but listening to it has never the less sparked plenty of conversation about a wide range of different things. It also got us thinking about what was music's greatest year for album releases?

Published Aug 12 by WOM Staff

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Q&A: Jamie Stillman from Earthquaker Devices

Q&A: Jamie Stillman from Earthquaker Devices

Q&A: Jamie Stillman from Earthquaker Devices

As well as the birth of gmail and facebook and debut albums from Arcade Fire and Kanye West, 2004 also saw the birth of one of the boutique pedal worlds most well known and respected companies, Earthquaker Devices. We have a chat to EQD's founder Jamie Stillman about their humble beginnings in Akron, Ohio to where they are now.

Published May 3 by Daniel Moss

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Remembering Prince: Five Classic Albums

Remembering Prince: Five Classic Albums

Remembering Prince: Five Classic Albums

Another day in 2016, another musical icon lost. To celebrate the life and career of perhaps popular music's greatest auteur, we look at 5 of Prince's classic albums.

Published Apr 23 by Daniel Moss

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In The Blues Visits World of Music: Amp Shootout

In The Blues Visits World of Music: Amp Shootout

In The Blues Visits World of Music: Amp Shootout

A few weeks back our friend Shane from 'In The Blues' came into the store to film some demo videos in The Alamo studio which is located above the shop. He did a preview on some amps from Fender, Vox, Supro & Roland as well some shootout videos.

Published Apr 2 by Tom Grubb

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