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Ben Watt and David Gilmour

Ben Watt and David Gilmour

Ben Watt and David Gilmour have been recording together in Gilmour’s new Medina recording studio in Hove located just outside Brighton. The studio is packed with old familiar amps and guitars and some new and interesting stuff too. On Gilmour’s …

Guitar Cable Specially Tuned for Strats

Guitar Cable Specially Tuned for Strats

 I must confess to being somewhat ignorant to developments the guitar cable market for some time. This is partly because I’m usually totally absorbed with my own effects pedal design projects but also because I settled for making my own …

Radiophonic Worksop Display at London Science Museum

Radiophonic Worksop Display at London Science Museum

An anorak’s day out to visit the London Science Museum. The museum currently has a display of technology used in the BBC Radiophonic Workshop where sound effects were once created for documentaries, dramas and films. In the photo are shown …

Purple Picks!

Purple Picks!

We’ve just received a small shipment of custom purple tortoiseshell picks inscribed with the Effectrode logo and will be including several of these picks with all effects pedal orders placed direct from our web store during March.

Louis Barron: Pioneer of Tube Audio Effects

Louis Barron: Pioneer of Tube Audio Effects

The movie ‘Forbidden Planet’ was one of my early experiences of science fiction. As a geeky kid into science, space and raised in the midlands of England this movie was a lifeline and undoubtedly one of the major reasons I’m

Before Dr Who

Before Dr Who

A beautifully crafted and nostalgic BBC drama – “An Adventure in Space and Time” – recently swept me back to 1963, a magical moment in time where the enthusiasm and creative energy of a handful of actors, set designers and …

Old Computer Tubes – An Illogical Choice for Tone?

Old Computer Tubes – An Illogical Choice for Tone?

by Phil Taylor – December 2013

Author’s note: I’ve bitten off more than I can chew with this news post which was supposed to be 300 words long. It’s much longer than that and will become an indepth article on …

Custom Made Guitar Effects Pedalboards and Cases

Custom Made Guitar Effects Pedalboards and Cases

These beautiful guitar effects pedalboards and cases with leather handles and tweed fabric covering are hand-crafted by Heath Verrall, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, United Kingdom. Heath builds several standard pedalboard designs and will also build custom sizes to your specification. For more …

Building the Perfect Delay

Building the Perfect Delay

Sorry I’ve not given a progress report on the Effectrode delay for sometime. This year I’ve been busy getting other pedals into production (Helios, new Tube Drive and Blackbird), however I’m hoping to dedicate more time to the …

Sounds That Can’t Be Made – Marillion

Sounds That Can’t Be Made – Marillion

Thankyou to Steve Rothery! – it’s a real honour to be mentioned in the credits list on the new Marillion album, ‘Sounds that Can’t Be Made’. This album is well worth a listen as it is exceptionally well preoduced and …

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