January 26, 2018
To the Aussie FX Community, past, present and future: I hope you're enjoying a beer on your day off today!
Here are 2 of my favourite Aussie creations to mark the moment: The 'Curtis' Overdrive by Lounge Guitars of Perth, and the 'Old Reliable' from Cheeky Monkey Brewer...
January 26, 2017
We build some incredible gear here in Australia.
To the Aussie FX makers past and present: hopefully you're down at the beach taking a well earned break... or perhaps in the workshop dreaming up your next creation.
Shout outs to:
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October 16, 2016
Not too many of these in circulation - the "Scorcher" made by George Evans Custom Amplifiers.
The George Evans brand is headed up by Tim Evans and Phil George of Melbourne, Australia.
Tim and George have been acquainted since the 1980s when George - an accomplished gui...
October 8, 2016
I recently reunited these two stomp-boxes made by Morrison Audio Equipment.
MAE made a line of FX pedals in Tasmania, Australia in the mid-2000s but seems to have called it a day some time around 2011.
It seems most or all of the MAE pedals were clones of some of the mor...
May 28, 2016
Here's a list of interesting eBay gear...
I had to resist the urge to reach for the credit card this time round... good luck to you, good people!
The rule for inclusion in the list is a simple one: is the listing interesting enough for me to click on?
May 22, 2016
Plenty of great vintage and unique items on eBay today. I've made a list of them!
SIB Mr Vibromatic: http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/201566054066
May 13, 2016
A couple of months ago I spotted something a bit unique on eBay. Through the scars and scratches etched into the green-and-white colour scheme, the words "Lounge Guitars" and "Curtis" were visible.
I did a little research on the pedal before clicking the "bu...
April 6, 2016
Another new effect to try out asap - this is the "Outlaw" Overdrive made by Blacksheep Effects here in Australia.
There doesn't seem to be a huge amount of info around about the pedal, but it looks like it gets a few mentions on the bass forums...
Stay tuned for a rev...
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