Christian Terjesen discusses Adventure Audio’s beginnings and their fuzzy feed backer machine, the DREAM REAPER

From the frigid coastal region just off Lake Ontario; enriched by remnants of old Industrial buildings gathered around the Genesee River's High Falls, a city deep in the heart of the rust belt being home to several flour mills, Kodak, Xerox, the Institute of Technology and vast film archives and photography exhibits inside the George Eastman Museum. Rochester, NY…

Meet the Two Pound Amplifier, undefined by Tube and Solid State Technology

One of my biggest concerns while traveling (either teching or playing) is having a decent and reliable amplifier to work with. If your band is doing one show or a short run that involves a lot of hectic travel you're probably not going to have your normal rig easily accessible. Unless of course you have…

Upgrading A Squier J Mascis Signature Jazzmaster

There have been many articles about upgrading Squier guitars and modding them with better parts. One of the more popular models being the J Mascis Signature Squier Jazzmaster. In my opinion it's a fantastic guitar at a fraction of the cost of any American or Mexican made Jazzmasters. Out of the box the guitar is definitely…

Gear Review: Palisades Overdrive by Earthquaker Devices

Why does the world need another tube screamer? Well, that is the question Jamie Stillman, the brains behind Earthquaker Devices asked himself before building what is now their spin on the classic overdrive/distortion, the Palisades. If I'm being honest with you all (and I'm not) I was never always a tube screamer player. I have…

Five Questions with Guitar Tech Brad Clifford

I first met Brad when Polar Bear Club was on tour with Taking Back Sunday. He was out with them Drum Teching at the time, which was a new endeavor for him as he normally sticks with Four and Six Stringed instruments. Needless to say we bonded from day one over our love for guitars…

7 Questions with Fuzzrocious Pedals

If you don't know Fuzzrocious pedals out of New Jersey, now you do... First memories getting into music and playing instruments? I’ve been “into” music since I was a kid dancing around the house to Hall & Oates, Steely Dan, and Doobies records as a kid, but didn’t pick up an instrument for real until…