Ep. 000013 - Nothin' Like A Cocked Wah

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  • JHS Colour Box Release

    • Talked about this a while back - Pedal based on a famous EMI console, preamp/distortion/DI box type thing.

    • Scheduled for release on May 26, 2014.

    • $400

    • Yep. nope.

  • Ernie Ball M-Steel Strings

    • “Ultra high output strings”

    • Wound strings are comprised of a “super cobalt” alloy around a Maraging Steel hex core

    • Specially tempered for fatigue resistance

    • New wrap design around the ball on the plain strings reduces slipping, breaking, and stays in tune better.

    • “Loudest most expressive strings ever created. Provides increased output, frequency response, and strength”

    • Comes in all the standard Ernie Ball sizes

    • Retail seems to be $13 per pack...ouch

    • http://bit.ly/1schU0A

  • The Tone Kone

    • Holds microphones flush to the cab for close mic setups

    • Plastic cup design holds the mic, run the cable through the bottom

    • Nylon strap sticks to the back of your cab using velcro

    • Mic is in the same spot every time

    • http://bit.ly/1k7Opf4

  • Pedal Genie

    • Create a wish list of pedals you want to try out

    • TONS of gear from a great list of manufacturers

      • Strymon, Earthquaker Devices, JHS, Empress, TC Electronic, to name a select few

    • They send you one at a time, and you keep it as long as you like

    • $34.95/mo but the first month is only a buck!

    • Zvex Box of Rock / SL Drive / Strymon Compressor/booster review

    • pedalgenie.com/thetonecontrol

  • Fender CEO Larry Thomas to retire

    • Effective May 31, 2014

    • Appointed to the FMIC board in ‘09, CEO in ‘10

    • Current interim COO Scott Gilberston will be interim CEO

    • Thomas held positions at J. Crew, Under Armour, Guitar Center, and Bally International prior to Fender

    • http://bit.ly/1qipMeY

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