• Interview: Jeff Wright (Unconditional Arms)

    April 19, 2020 Sebastian

    Jeff Wright is the musician behind the Unconditional Arms project. I interviewed him shortly after the release of his 2020 album “Formation”.

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  • Interview: Ryan Clarke (Dr Scientist)

    April 17, 2020 Sebastian

    Ryan Clarke is the founder of Dr Scientist, the Canadian pedal company responsible for such pedals as the Atmosphere reverb and Dusk filter.

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  • Interview: Zack Slater (Birmingham Sounds)

    April 6, 2020 Sebastian

    Zack Slater is a Maryland pedalbuilder who builds the Twentyseventeen under the name Birmingham Sounds.

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  • Interview: Ryan McGill (Vongon Electronics)

    March 23, 2020 Sebastian

    Ryan McGill builds gear under the name Vongon Electronics and records music as Ryan Von Gonten. Vongon’s latest pedal Paragraphs is an extremely flexible filter and envelope generator. I chatted with Ryan over email about his music and gear.  Tell me about yourself and your musical journey. I’m an engineer and musician based in Oakland,…

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  • Interview: Steve Demedash (Demedash Effects)

    February 24, 2020 Sebastian

    Steve Demedash, of Demedash Effects, is the man behind the T-120 Videotape Echo and the 112+ Drive Channel. Despite Steve’s recent entry to the pedal market, the VHS-inspired T-120 has exploded in popularity, with a waitlist over a year long. I reached out to Steve to learn about his background, the inspiration behind the T-120,…

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  • Interview: Joe Popp

    December 6, 2019 Sebastian

    The best part of guitar blogging is making friends along the way. I met Joe Popp, a New York City-based pedal maker, by way of his Instagram page. His feed grabbed my attention with his colorful creations, the quality of his handiwork, and the oft-terrifying sounds his pedals make. I thought he’d be a great…

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