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Bjooks PEDAL CRUSH: Stompbox Effects for Creative Music Making

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Bjooks PEDAL CRUSH: Stompbox Effects for Creative Music Making
Key Features
  • Author: Kim Bjørn and Scott Harper
  • Hardcover, 376 Pages
  • Publisher: Bjooks
  • 1st Edition, Published: 2019
Dive headfirst into the expansive world of stompbox effects with PEDAL CRUSH from Bjooks, a fascinating hardcover book bursting with color photos and illustrations that systematically cover over 800 FX pedals, from the original vintage classics to the cutting edge and exotic. Authored by experts Kim Bjørn and Scott Harper, and with an engaging foreword by guitar virtuoso Steve Vai, this book will keep you reading with 376 pages of over 200 tips and tricks for getting the most out of your pedals, and 50 interviews with pedal makers and artists such as Ed O'Brien (Radiohead), Scott Hansen (Tycho), Nels Cline (Wilco), and many more. This book is printed on high-quality, certified eco-friendly paper.
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Bjooks 007 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Discover Secrets and Tips from Artists
  • 3Get Up Close with Pedal Makers
  • 4Get New Ideas Within Minutes
  • 5200+ Tips Take You Towards New Sonic Territory
  • 6Save Money by Knowing More
  • 7Created by Acclaimed Authors and Pedal Experts
  • 8The Perfect Book For Your Coffee Table or Studio

Dive headfirst into the expansive world of stompbox effects with PEDAL CRUSH from Bjooks, a fascinating hardcover book bursting with color photos and illustrations that systematically cover over 800 FX pedals, from the original vintage classics to the cutting edge and exotic. Authored by experts Kim Bjørn and Scott Harper, and with an engaging foreword by guitar virtuoso Steve Vai, this book will keep you reading with 376 pages of over 200 tips and tricks for getting the most out of your pedals, and 50 interviews with pedal makers and artists such as Ed O'Brien (Radiohead), Scott Hansen (Tycho), Nels Cline (Wilco), and many more. This book is printed on high-quality, certified eco-friendly paper.

Discover Secrets and Tips from Artists
You'll meet inspiring people ranging from known guitar masters to creative sound artists, all sharing their secrets and tips. Get inspiration from artists like Amulets, Andy Martin, Andy Othling, Anne Sulikowski, Datachoir, David Torn, Dub FX, Ed O'Brien (Radiohead), Gaz Williams, Hainbach, Jennifer Batten, Joe Barresi, Kid Koala, Lara Somogyi, Lisa Bella Donna, Lisa Molinaro, Matt Johnson (THE THE), Michael Britt (Lonestar), Nels Cline (Wilco), Nick Reinhart (Tera Melos), Ruban Nielson (Unknown Mortal Orchestra), Sarah Lipstate (Noveller), Scott Hansen (Tycho), Simon the Magpie, and Anders Trentemøller.
Get Up Close with Pedal Makers
You'll also learn the stories behind your favorite pedals, as the writers interviewed some of the pedal creators and brands who have shaped the scene:

  • Alexander Pedals
  • Beetronics FX
  • BOSS
  • Chase Bliss Audio
  • Death By Audio
  • EarthQuaker Devices
  • Electro-Harmonix
  • Empress Effects
  • Fairfield Circuitry
  • Gamechanger Audio
  • Glou-Glou
  • Hologram Electronics
  • JHS Pedals
  • Keeley Electronics
  • Meris
  • montréal assembly
  • Mu-Tron
  • Rabbithole FX
  • Red Panda
  • Reuss Musical Instruments
  • Spiral Electric FX
  • Strymon
  • TC Electronic
  • TheGigRig
  • ZVEX
Get New Ideas Within Minutes
We all know the feeling of staring at our pedalboards and wondering where our next idea is coming from. With all these pedals, where's the inspiration? Right here.

Reading PEDAL CRUSH, you'll gain clarity and expanded knowledge of effects pedals and their creative possibilities. You'll get new ideas within minutes to perfect your sound and explore new sonic territory.

200+ Tips Take You Towards New Sonic Territory
Getting into the zone and making great music becomes so much easier with PEDAL CRUSH. Over 200 creative tips and techniques will immediately take your pedal game to higher ground and into new sonic adventures. The tips and tricks range from simple things like how to order your pedals, to creative ideas like alternative gain staging or how to create spatial glitches with gated reverb.
Save Money by Knowing More
Buying pedals is a gamble: too often you get a new pedal, plug it in, and just don't get the creative charge you were hoping for. With PEDAL CRUSH, you can minimize your buyer's remorse by really getting to know what's out there, what your options are, and how different effects might work nicely together. Buy a beautiful and helpful book that you can share with friends and bandmates, and make up the cost in just a few successful purchases rather than expensive failures.
Created by Acclaimed Authors and Pedal Experts
PEDAL CRUSH is written by Kim Bjørn and Scott Harper (of the famed KNOBS series of video tutorials) with help from a team of great advisors, journalists, and editors. Additional texts and content contributions came from Alex Maiolo, Dan Orkin, Peter Fernando, Stefan Fast, Andy Martin, Brian Wampler, Kristoffer Høeg, and others. PEDAL CRUSH is edited by the Atomic Words team of Mike Metlay and Diana Smethurst.
The Perfect Book For Your Coffee Table or Studio
With 376 colorful pages in hardcover format and a Foreword by guitar hero (and pedal fanatic) Steve Vai, this book is a must-have for anyone with a crush on guitar pedals.

Bjooks 007 Specs

Author
Kim Bjørn
Scott Harper
Editor
Mike Metlay
Diana Smethurst
Publisher
Bjooks
Publication Date
2019
Edition
1st
ISBN Number
9.7888E+12
Number of Pages
376
Cover Type
Hard
Illustrations
Yes
Dimensions
9.8 x 9.8 x 1.0" / 24.9 x 24.9 x 2.5 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight
3.94 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
10.6 x 10.2 x 1.1"

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