Are you addicted to effects pedals? Do you enjoy a good stompbox? Are you a total gear nerd who wants to consume every piece of literature on your favourite pieces of equipment? If you answered yes to any of the above, then the new Stompbox: 100 Pedals of the World’s Greatest Guitarists and Vintage & Rarities: 333 Cool, Crazy and Hard to Find Guitar Pedals books are for you. Both books feature high resolution colour photographs of rare and sought after pedals, perfect for a read in-between searching online for more stompboxes!
The Stompbox: 100 Pedals of the World’s Greatest Guitarists and Vintage & Rarities: 333 Cool, Crazy and Hard to Find Guitar Pedals books contain interviews with nearly 150 noted musicians, collectors, and pedal designers. If you enjoy a good vintage effect pedal, or want to read what J.Mascis and Lee Ranaldo have to say about Big Muffs, you’ll love these books. There is even a foreword by Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien in the Stompbox: 100 Pedals of the World’s Greatest Guitarists volume.
Stompbox: 100 Pedals of the World’s Greatest Guitarists
Pedals from players including Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Frank Zappa, Alex Lifeson, Andy Summers, Eric Johnson, Adrian Belew, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Ed O’Brien, J Mascis, Lita Ford, Joe Perry, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Vernon Reid, Kaki King, Nels Cline, and more, are included in this volume.
RRP – USD 95
Vintage & Rarities: 333 Cool, Crazy and Hard to Find Guitar Pedals
This volume will have your wallet trembling with fear, as it has all the ‘good stuff’ that you will soon discover you can’t live without. The book is full of one-offs, prototypes, and super insanely rare fuzzboxes. Don’t let your significant other see you reading this book, as they will work out that little box with knobs on in your pedal horde is worth a small fortune!
RRP – USD 89
You can buy the pair as The Brick and receive them in a tasty slipcase. There are also signed and numbered copies available, along with a poster, and more. If you want either or both books. then pre-orders start today, with shipping starting from 15 November.
Of course, this set is for real hard-core pedal addicts and should probably come with a health warning, as your bank balance may take a pounding after you see all these tiny boxes of joy!
RRP – USD 175 or signed with poster USD 269