Episode 3: Gus Pancakes Returns

https://crossed-wires.captivate.fm/episode/guspancakesreturns This week Pam (I mean...Pat) calls Gus Pancakes to talk about a spooky scary Halloween Edition of the elusive TEN YEARS pedal. Along the way they spiral downward into some juicy fun facts about Gus's love life, The Spago rascal known only as "Little Ricky", atypical bypass hoaxes and his decade long career of… Continue reading Episode 3: Gus Pancakes Returns

Episode 1: Ten Years is a Decade

https://feeds.captivate.fm/crossed-wires/ On this episode I enlist the help of some friends in the Strokes, Paramore, and Joshua Heath Scott of JHS pedals to unravel the mystery behind the TEN YEARS pedal. How does it sound? Who makes it? Where can you find them? These are all questions that may have answers… Visit tenyearsisadecade.com to get… Continue reading Episode 1: Ten Years is a Decade

A Beginners Guide To Pedalboards Pt. 2 : Those Boards Don’t Work, Unless You Have Power!

The power section is the heart of any electronic device, and without that pulse, you can’t accomplish anything. No power means you’re missing out on all the fun of having one of these toenail smashers - which is to make some noise, impress your friends, make new friends, and at the very least, have an… Continue reading A Beginners Guide To Pedalboards Pt. 2 : Those Boards Don’t Work, Unless You Have Power!

Best “Guitar Music” of 2021

Strong arguments have been made over the landscape of modern day popular music that the guitar went extinct during the last epoch. However, if there has been one prevailing notion during uncertain times it's that art and music can serve as medicine for the mind, body and soul, and for me that was "Guitar Music"… Continue reading Best “Guitar Music” of 2021

A Beginners Guide To Pedalboards Pt. 1: Choosing Your Pedals

My first pedals were a DOD Grunge overdrive and a Dunlop Cry Baby. I was drawn to the aesthetic of those early DOD pedals because they told me exactly what I was getting myself into. The sound wasn’t great, and my Hendrix-inspired wah-wah did not mix well with the attitude of Kurt Cobain trapped inside… Continue reading A Beginners Guide To Pedalboards Pt. 1: Choosing Your Pedals

Five Ways to Get to Know Your Multimeter

(Originally published on the Earthquaker Devices blog.) A digital multimeter is one of the most useful tools for anyone working on electronic instruments. They are used all across repair shops, on the road, and can always be reliable in dire situations. This is a must-have tool for anyone getting into electronics or at the very… Continue reading Five Ways to Get to Know Your Multimeter

A Basic Understanding & Guide to a Guitar Setup

Originally published on the Earthquaker Devices blog on June 1, 2020. You’re stuck at home with more time on your hands than you know what to do with, so you decide to pick up a guitar that you haven’t played in a while. You loved playing it over the years, but it’s lost its luster.… Continue reading A Basic Understanding & Guide to a Guitar Setup