Category: Featured Gear of the Month

1891 S.D. & H.W. Smith American Pump Organ

I have to be honest that ever since I finished the last Ghost of Johnson City Record I have had pump organs on the brain: when Erik Winter brought his Chicago-made George P. Bent Crown model in during a tracking session I was blown away by the sheer scope of its tones. It was so… Read more »

Sherman Filterbank 2

Where to begin with this unit? For starters, the Sherman Filterbank 2 is hands-down THE most powerful analog filter on the market. It will be as subtle as you need it or alternately kick the living shit out of any audio that you run through it. The Sherman excels at modulating drums and rhythm type… Read more »

Pedalboard Lineup: Devon Colella

So it just happens to be that our first featured pedalboard doesn’t come from a guitarist but from cellist Devon Colella from the band Quad. His signature sound comes from an array of stock bass and guitar pedals that he has carefully chosen to achieve that fine line of low-end fundamental and higher end biting… Read more »