Technology is great, but we can easily become trapped in an endless maze of possibilities that it creates. This is bad when it gets in the way of just creating new stuff. That’s exactly my fear when it comes to putting the Strymon Mobius on a pedal board.
If I had to build my own pyramid of awesome gear companies, Strymon would certainly be in the top tier. Lots of companies innovate, plenty of others do amazing quality work. Strymon does both, which puts them in select company. Not only that, but it’s incredibly rewarding to play one of their pedals. You think it… Continue reading Interview: Strymon Co-Founder Gregg Stock
When stuff like this comes out, I sometimes feel overwhelmed. In one case, we have the launch of Meris, which gives you a few bullet points about the product and chances are the target customer knows it’s for them. On the other hand, EHX gives a ton of info, and we’re left sorting through it… Continue reading New Gear from Meris and Electro-harmonix
Strymon recently announced the release of their latest way-more-effects-than-you-can-handle-in-one unit1, the BigSky Reverb. Like the Timeline and Mobius, it has numerous variations along a theme. In this case, it’s twelve unique reverbs. Reverb doesn’t get a lot of attention among guitarists, so the success of this unit will be interesting to follow. It will be… Continue reading Strymon BigSky – That’s a Lot of Reverb!
Strymon’s founder, Terry Burton, left the company recently. He’s allegedly launching a new guitar/music equipment project any moment now, but in the meantime he’s talking about visual art.