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 […]

Endless Guitar Loops with DL4

When I came across this video from tubescreamer using the DL4, I definitely had a “why didn’t I think of that” moment.  Punching in and out of a guitar loop is a skill all its own, but this method seems like a great solution if you’re just interested in laying down a wall of ambient […]

Using an Expression pedal with Line 6 Stompbox Modelers

In the array of tools available to guitar players, I think the expression pedal might be the most underutilized tool in the box.  Adding an expression pedal, like a Line 6 EX-1, to the arsenal is the perfect solution for controlling volume and wah, pitch bending, modifying the length of your delay time, creating reverb […]

M9 Stompbox Modeler Onstage with Roger Daltrey

By Loren Gold When he’s not music-directing Hilary Duff, composing TV soundtracks, or keeping contestants moving on Dancing With The Stars, Los Angeles-based keyboardist Loren Gold is working with the Who for the Super Bowl XLIV halftime show, one of the most anticipated musical events of the year. Loren’s setup isn’t complete without its newest […]