A Comprehensive Review of 25 Effects Pedals via GIF
Effects can solicit a range of responses in people. We've compiled 25 GIFs that comprehensively encapsulate the buying, playing and listening experience of some of our favourite effects.
Published Nov 25 by WOM Staff
Q&A: Andy Allen from The Maton Custom Shop
Maton Guitars were founded in 1946 and have grown into being not only Australia's biggest guitar manufacturer but one of the worlds best recognised guitar companies. For quite some time now Andy Allen has been the main man of the Maton Custom Shop and we had a chat with Andy about how he got started in the guitar making business, his current take on the industry and what's in store for Maton in the future.
Published Oct 27 by Daniel Moss
Artist Impressions: Old Blood Noise Endeavors
A few weeks back a few friends popped by to play a few pedals from the folks at Old Blood Noise Endeavors. Noise ensued, some of which we managed to tame and edit into what you can now watch. Check out Nick Sowersby from Sunbeam Sound Machine, Dylan Stewart from Iowa and Sean Gage from Foreign/National have a mess around with the Haunt Fuzz, Black Fountain Delay and Procession Reverb from OBNE as part of our new 'Artist Impressions' series.
Published Oct 7 by Tom Grubb
Five Great Albums from 2015 Made By Dads
In celebration of Fathers Day today we're having a look at five albums from 2015 made by dads. Some have worn the dad rock title before, others not so much but all of these artists are continuing to make relevant music in 2015, with parenthood apparently not slowing any of them down.
Published Sep 5 by Daniel Moss
The Craft: Behind The Scenes Of The Fender American Standard Build Process
Here's a handful of really short videos from the fender.com website: A GLANCE BEHIND THE SCENES - What happens when you combine 60 years of sawdust with 60 years of passion? Discover what it takes to create the ultimate American-made guitar.
Published Jul 23 by Tom Grubb
Taylor Guitars Factory Tour and Build Process
These video's are from about 5 years ago but they're still worth a look to any fans of Taylor Guitars or people just interested in the build process of Acoustic Guitars. Check out these four videos courtesy of Musician's Friend on the body construction, neck construction, finish application and final assembly of Taylor Guitars.
Published Jul 15 by Tyson Fish
Checking In At 20
I came across this short documentary last night and I thought it was well worth a share. It looks at two of the most iconoclastic drummers of the last two decades from two of indie rocks most progressive bands. Greg Saunier from Deerhoof and Brian Chippendale from Lightning Bolt have continued to push the envelope since their respective bands formations in 1994. This documentary looks at their approach and philosophy towards the drum kit and features interviews from The Flaming Lips, Thee Oh Sees, Les Savy Fav and more.
Published Jul 8 by Daniel Moss
New Effects from Death By Audio & Earthquaker Devices
Two of our favourite pedal manufacturers have just had some new releases. Brooklyn, New York's Death by Audio have released a dipswitch/footswitch controllable Overdrive/Fuzz/Distortion called the Waveformer Destroyer and Akron, Ohio's Earthquaker Devices have released their Levitation Reverb.
Published Jun 24 by Daniel Moss
Ash vs Alder: The Fender Tone Woods
For the most part, tone woods are a detail of electric guitar construction that are often considered but rarely well understood. Today we will be having a look at two of the most popular, specifically for the bodies of Fender guitars; ash and alder.
Published Jun 22 by Tom Grubb
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