I’m the Bass, Drums, and Effects Merchandiser at zZounds. I enjoy fuzz pedals, house cats, and Michigan history facts. I can be seen playing any variation of Telecaster.
Want to take part in a sonically rich pedal jam? JAM Pedals are trusted by legendary players like John Scofield and Steve Lukather. Today we’re taking a look at five diverse effects from the pedal powerhouse JAM Pedals. In the loop today are the Wahcko wah, Ripply Fall chorus vibrato phaser, Lucydreamer overdrive, Rattler distortion, […]
The Darkglass Aggressively Distorting Advanced Machine offers powerful distortion and compression in one pedal, along with a 6-band graphic EQ, 5 compressor modes, 5 distortion modes, cabinet sim IRs, and much more. Join Justin in his quest to unlock incredible bass tones with this Darkglass pedal.
The Electro-Harmonix Memory Man delay pedal has supplied incredible tones to some of the biggest records ever made. Now, EHX has packed those legendary tones into a pedal that will fit on any board! The Electro-Harmonix Nano Deluxe Memory Man has a smaller footprint than its big brother, but all the warm, analog delay tone […]
Top-level recording studios all over the world have control rooms filled to the brim with expensive outboard gear, like compressors, preamps, and rack effect processors. Our home studio spaces are not as gear-filled but there’s still a ton of potential in them to track fantastic sounding records. A key to this potential lies at your […]
The EarthQuaker Devices Hizumitas is a fuzz pedal designed for Wata, guitar sorceress of the legendary experimental band Boris. Wata collaborated with EarthQuaker Devices’ own Jamie Stillman to reproduce the incredible, unattainable tones from her Elk BM Sustainer fuzz pedal. The simple yet effective design offers three knobs to control your desired fuzz tone. The […]
Want a compact, powerful pedal platform that fits on your board? The DSM Humboldt Simplifier Deluxe is a zero-watt, dual-channel reverb stereo amplifier that simplifies your powerful stereo rig down to the size of a dual-pedal. Check out our exclusive live demo as Justin jumps into just what the Simplifier Deluxe can do!
Are you lost as to what actually sounds good anymore when it comes to tracking guitar? Do you prefer to D.I. a guitar track and re-amp it with effects? Or maybe you’d rather live track the whole band and overdub? And what about how your room even sounds? Is there a plug-in for that? Well […]
What makes the Origin Effects RevivalDRIVE Custom Hot Rod Edition such a tonal powerhouse? Catch up with our livestream, in which Justin takes us on a tour of this amazing amp-in-a-box, showing us how to dial in a number of killer tones to suit any playing style.
Having trouble getting your bass drum to cut through a mix? Maybe the low frequencies sound great on their own, but once you’ve got the full kit going, your kick is lost. All you need to do is push the boundaries of your kick drum recording with a boundary microphone. The little mic that could, […]