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NPD! - I finally own a Zvex Instant lo-fi junky!

NPD! - I finally own a Zvex Instant lo-fi junky!

I've been lusting after this pedal for quite some time and I'm very happy indeed to say I finally own one! So, if you're unfamiliar with it, I'll explain a little more and also share why I wanted one on my board.

Having enjoyed the music of Boards of Canada and Bibio for example, I've found myself captivated by some of the guitar sounds across their album catalogs. Beautifully hypnotic, warbly lo-fi guitar tones which I've fancied attempting to re-create at home for some time but not really known how to achieve it...
18 August, 2018 by James P Gascoigne
Gabriel Tenorio round core strings fitting notes

Gabriel Tenorio round core strings fitting notes

Due to the design differences and handmade nature of Gabriel Tenorio strings, if you are new to using them there are sometimes a few concerns prior to fitting. I now always provide a brief fitting notes summery in your parcel with every set, and of course I'm always here to help with any questions you have. But don't worry, hopefully this blog article will help when the time comes to try them out! It may also help continued users of Gts.co strings too, so I'll leave this article live on the blog for future reference too.
17 August, 2018 by James P Gascoigne
Home of Tone Record of the week - Laura Marling's Semper Femina

Home of Tone Record of the week - Laura Marling's Semper Femina

Laura Marling is a consistent sound in our house, my wife and I adore her music and this particular record is a real favourite of mine. Semper Femina kicks off with the incredibly atmospheric 'Soothing'. Laura's voice is utterly haunting over the double bass line, a definite headphones moment. This album is a real journey right from the start, with some beautiful more 'traditional' if you can use the word, Laura Marling songs, alongside her clearly wandering musical mind intertwining perfectly together. Definitely one of my favourite albums of hers, and I don't think a week goes by where we don't listen to this, so about time I shared it as my record of the week! I might note as a bit of a showing off moment, but you may notice our record sleeve is signed too, Marling geeks will appreciate I'm sure.
17 August, 2018 by James P Gascoigne

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