Understanding Brent Mason’s style – for dummies

Understanding Brent Mason’s style – for dummies

The reason I’m calling this blog piece “for dummies (like me)” is because quite often, when I see a ‘thought process’ or ‘breakdown’ of a playing style, they descend into technical and theory components that make it almost completely inaccessible, so I lose focus and...
Terraform, understanding the default settings…

Terraform, understanding the default settings…

One of the most surprising and lovely things I’ve noticed via customer feedback is that they are really digging the ‘plug and play’ default settings on the Terraform. It was something that Jake and I went over comprehensively, but to be honest, I didn’t think people...
Designing the Terraform – a snapshot of history

Designing the Terraform – a snapshot of history

I honestly can’t remember how long we’ve been working on this pedal… If I’m going to have an educated guess, I’d say it’s been well over a year – probably about 18 months. It all started in a meeting we were having, Alex was saying (as usual) “What are we going to do...
Brent Mason – Musicians Hall of Fame

Brent Mason – Musicians Hall of Fame

I had a weird sense of pride wash over me last week – seeing Brent Mason inducted into the Musician’s Hall of Fame (with the rest of the Nashville Players – John Hobbs, Eddie Bayes Jr, Michael Rhodes and Paul Franklin) was literally a moment of “About bloody time...
Humbuckers – split coil and coil tap

Humbuckers – split coil and coil tap

Way back when… and I mean way back when, I was working in a guitar shop and it was right about the time that the concept of the Superstrat REALLY took off. It was the early 90’s and affordable guitars that allegedly bridged the gap between a Strat and a Les Paul were...