Setting up a Reggae Stompbox

It’s almost impossible to not use the words “classic,” “clean” and “vintage” when talking about Reggae tones.  While these descriptions from the early days of reggae, rock and blues might be golden, we look to the future when revisiting such vital tones.  Critics and gear junkies rave about these definitive and integral sounds, but these […]

Setting up a Jazz Stompbox

When it comes to creating remarkable jazz tones, many guitarists agree it’s ideal to have a clean and straightforward sound. You don’t get jazz melodies through overdriven and futuristic effect pedals, but rather by modifying simple tones. Though some think it’s a sin to use an effects pedal for jazz, we think moderation is the […]

Setting Up Your Stompbox for Rock

Stomboxes for guitarists are like ingredients for chefs: when used correctly, they add signature flavors.  Whether it’s a stompbox with 10 tones or a stompbox with 100 tones, it’s important to find the right balance of satisfying tastes.  When it comes to establishing a rock tone, you’ll mainly want to focus on getting the most […]

Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr Performing the Inception Movie Score

By Line6Angela On July 13th, Hans Zimmer and Johnny Marr did a live performance of some of the score from the Inception soundtrack. Johnny Marr used the M9 Stompbox Modeler in the recording of the soundtrack and during the performance. Honestly, I hadn’t paid much attention to the news on Inception until I had got […]