Category: Outboard Gear

Serious G.A.S. Relief!! Interview 2: Sean Barrett & his Egnater TOL 50!

A rocker and his amp are not soon parted, as you shall see in today’s fun and insightful video interview with local virtuoso legend Sean Barrett! Come take a ride on the rockin’ side with us as we explore this gem of a transducer that is now almost 30 years old, the Egnater TOL 50. Read More

The Mesa Cab Clone – All Gain & No Pain!

Sometimes…. I like it LOUD. And I’m not just talking car radio loud. I mean shake the walls, rattle the windows, cause the icicles outside to drop and shatter and (even tho’ I have a big yard) make the neighbors consider calling that number. You know the one. And, yea, I’m wearin’ protection when I Read More

The Line 6 Helix – The Chameleon Steals The Show!

On a swaying brown branch in northern Madagascar, in the dry, gritty wind of a baking afternoon, a Parsons Chameleon sits amazingly still, blending in perfectly with the sparse foliage and branchery around it, waiting… waiting for that tantalizing treat that always comes with patience – his baited, buzzing bug snack! The reason it’s so Read More

Serious G.A.S. RELIEF!! Episode 1: John Fiaschetti & the Line 6 Helix!

Hey, everybody! Hope you’re having just an AWESOME week. Good news, we’re expanding here to take on more videos for 2018. We caught the YouTube bug and we’ve got it bad, so… welcome to the premiere of “Serious G.A.S. RELIEF!!” In these vids, we’ll be interviewing people about their own personal G.A.S. experience and the Read More

The Warm Audio TB12 Mic Pre – the Ultimate Case of Crayons!

Across the walls of our bedroom downstairs are many varied pieces of art. They have a plethora of themes, imagery and names: “Frog Dissection With Worm and Bone”; “Vortex Birthday”; “Drago Lava Showers in Wishbone Glade”; “Mellow Marshie and His Bouncing Arm”. All of them classics. All of them done… by our children before they Read More

Tascam 16×08 Interface

So why, when I could have purchased a new synth, mic, sax, guitar….any new instrument…would I instead be investing in a Tascam 16×08 interface, for heaven’s sake?! Well, the answer is as complex, and simple, as this: PLATFORM! This year I went to a totally different recording setup. May not sound sexy, but…ya know, somehow…it IS! Read More