Seymour Duncan has been busy building some new pedals lately. One of the newest offerings is the dynamic new Catalina Chorus, a brand new effect with a few features that have never appeared on any chorus pedal before.
Ok, I admit it. I am a delayophile. At age 13, I hooked up a reel-to-reel tape recorder’s output into it’s input, and heard delightfully warm repeats get endlessly louder and louder, while I squealed with delight in my 13 year-old voice. I wasn’t trying to create delay at the time, though. I was trying to just record something, and had no idea what I was doing. I didn’t realize that the distance between the record and playback heads set the delay time, and that magnetic tape made each successive repeat fuzzier and blurry. This article will describe me channeling my 13 year-old self, and squealing with delight as I plugged in the warm & fuzzy Seymour Duncan Vapor Trail Analog Delay.
There are all kinds of distortion pedals out there, and I’ve tried lots of them. The Seymour Duncan Dirty Deed isn’t like any of them. This article will let you know what makes this pedal different, with sound clips of its most popular settings as well as providing one with a full band so you…
The world of guitar is, like most things in life, full of strange buzzwords and mis-information. In this article we’ll focus on one of the most controversial of these terms: true bypass. By the end, you should understand exactly what it is, what it does, and why you do (or do not) want it in your pedals.