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A definitive guide and history of stompboxes
Pedal Crush is a fully illustrated guide to the world of stompbox pedals. Not restricted to just guitar pedals, Pedal Crush includes everything from synth pedals to circuit-bending. From guitarists to producers and vocalists, there is something for everyone in this book. Stompboxes provided a new way to interact with effects and sound, providing a new way to shape your sounds from stage to the studio.
The book covers over 800 pedals from vintage guitar stompboxes to cutting-edge synth and effect pedals. The in-depth guide includes detailed and richly illustrated pages exploring how they work, why they work and how they sound. Created by Kim Bjørn and Scott Harper, Pedal Crush leaves no pedal unturned, even including information on pedalboards. It is the perfect present for any music enthusiast, with its sleek hardcover design making it perfect as a coffee-table favourite.
Tip, tricks and interviews
Not only does the book cover the history of stompboxes, it also includes tips, tricks and interviews. Pedal Crush contains 50 interviews with musicians and pedal makers. Some of the musicians included consist of: Dub FX, Anne Sulikowski, Jennifer Batten, Kid Koala, Lisa Molinaro, Sarah Lipstate, Ed O’Brien (Radiohead) and many more. Not only that, the book features interviews with pedal makers and brands such as Boss, TC Electronic, Mu-Tron, JHS Pedals, Electro-Harmonix, Death By Audio and more.
As well as interviews, the book contains handy tips and tricks and useful techniques to perfect your pedal knowledge. The book includes over 200 tips and techniques ranging from how to order your pedals to creating unique effects with various pedals. It even includes personal tips from musicians and pedal makers.
- A detailed exploration of the world of stompbox effects – not just for guitarists
- Comprehensive explanations of effect concepts – how they work, why they work, and how they sound
- The history of effect pedals
- Tips and tricks for using effects
- Popular, rare, and unusual pedals
- Interviews with pedal makers and inspiring artists
- Tips for creating a pedalboard
- Book Type: Hardcover
- Pages: 376
- Dimensions: 245 x 245 mm
- Book Language: English
- Product Code: PEDAL-CRUSH