Deep Dive into the Effects of the POD HD Multi-Effects Processors: Stereo Delay

It’s been a little while since my last Tips & Tricks blog post, but it’s good to be back exploring some of the effects in POD HD multi-effects processors! We’re well on our way through all 19 delay models in these bad boys, but we still have a few more to go. About the Stereo […]

Deep Dive into the Effects of the POD HD Multi-Effects Processors: Echo Platter

The Echo Platter delay model on the POD HD multi-effect processors is a very special effect indeed. It is based on one of the most sought-after and revered delay effects of all time, the Binson Echorec. Brief History of Binson The very first Echorec units were introduced in the late 1950s. Located in Milan, Italy, […]

JTV and POD HD500 Multi-effect: Building the Perfect Beast

In the last blog post, I talked about using the James Tyler Variax and POD® HD500 multi-effect pedal to tackle the daunting task of recreating and taking the vast array of tones created in the studio to the stage. My personal experience in the past has been that the results are one huge compromise. Unless, […]

Building My Wireless Pedal Board

If anyone knows his way around a pedal board it’s John Chandler of Pro Stage Gear, the makers of Pedaltrain pedal boards. When he wanted to make his own wireless pedal board he knew who to call. Want your own wireless pedal board? Enter to win a Pedaltrain pedal board and a Relay® G50 digital […]

M9: Replacing Teddy’s NYC Subway Pedal Board

When tone-tweaker and M13 evangelist Teddy Kumpel needs to pare down his rig and brave the New York City subways, he grabs his M9 and heads out the door. But it wasn’t always this easy… By Teddy Kumpel If you’ve read my other blog posts (here and here), you know by now what a fan […]

Rocking Iraq with Catchpenny and POD xt Live

Rock and roll is an adventure. Anyone who says otherwise can take it up with Christian Schauf, singer/guitarist of Minneapolis rock band Catchpenny. His story includes more action than a summer blockbuster, and a soundtrack that’s as good. By Christian Schauf (Catchpenny) My guess is that anyone reading this blog shares a lot of similarities […]

The Great and Powerful M9 Has Spoken

Pay no attention to the pedal behind the curtain!  The M9 Stompbox Modeler has been unleashed on the world for a few months now and you’ve posted some interesting videos showcasing how to put this gizmo to use. M9 Tutorial: studio1087 does a great job of explaining some of the subtle operation steps that make […]

M13 and Teddy’s Tones, Pt. 1

Busy New York guitarist Teddy Kumpel has a lot of tone tricks up his sleeves. He shares a few favorites from his M13 Stompbox Modeler. By Teddy Kumpel M13 Stompbox Modeler is a device that can be used so many different ways I can’t imagine a player who it wouldn’t suit. I use it as […]

Gear Tips and Much More: Read the New Line 6 Blog!

Line 6 is constantly looking for new ways of making its users’ lives easier and more musical. The new Line 6 blog will offer our users (and all musicians) a sprawling online destination loaded with a variety of interesting content. As the blog grows, features will include helpful Line 6 gear tips, sanity-saving recording advice, […]