• Review: Palmer Pocket Amp

    I’ve had the Pocket Amp from Palmer Musical Instruments for a month now. It’s fantastic and it has actually stopped me from buying an amp just because I want to have a good sound. I almost bought the Apogee GiO! But then the Pocket Amp came to me. Read More

  • Thanko's USB-powered foot switch pedal

    Long time no hear from Tokyo-based USB gadget maker Thanko. The company today announced foot switch pedals [JP] for use with Windows XP, 7 or Vista machines (I am aware this isn’t a world’s first, but the last Thanko post was too long ago). Just assign any key on your keyboard to one of the pedals, and you won’t need your fingers to press that key ever again. Read More

  • Effectology: No Quarter on git-fiddle

    Are you ready to watch Bill Ruppert’s honey drip? Don’t answer that. Bill recreated the sound of a Fender Rhodes electric piano with a guitar and some EHX pedals. Read More