Category Archives: Press Release

Chelle Rose to release new album, “Blue Ridge Blood”

PRESS RELEASE:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 30, 2016

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DARK CHAPTERS, SWEET MEMORIES
COURSE THROUGH CHELLE ROSE’S BLUE RIDGE BLOOD,
RELEASING AUGUST 5

Nashville royal Buddy Miller contributes harmonies to title track
on George Reiff-produced follow-up to 2012’s Ghost of Browder Holler

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — If great art comes from adversity, Nashville singer-CR Guitarsongwriter Chelle Rose figured she was ready to paint her masterpiece when she recorded Blue Ridge Blood, releasing August 5, 2016 on her own Lil’ Damsel Records.

She thought she’d weathered some serious storms before making her last one, 2012’s lauded Ghost of Browder Holler. But it turned out there was still some cleaning up to do, some history that had to be reckoned with if she was ever going to fix the damage permanently.

In these 11 tracks, Rose saws away at a branch or two of her family tree, revealing the most serious sinner and lamenting the self-destructive streaks others can’t escape. But despite the darkness in these songs, some of which could fit right in the next night-stalking supernatural-creature feature, Rose is, in fact, pretty darned upbeat.
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Greer Amps Releases the Super Hornet

Greer Amps has a BRAND NEW Fuzz pedal called “The Super Hornet” and it’s ready to hit the streets!

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The Super Hornet has been a long time in the making…at least in Nick Greer’s mind. Based on one very special FOXX Tone Machine in Nick’s collection, this pedal is a shop favorite when it comes to fuzz and anything octave. We took the basic building blocks of the vintage circuit, tweaked it, put a little bit of special sauce in the design by using NOS BC-107B transistors, and threw an added feature in the mix. You’ll notice that there is an octave toggle, like on the vintage units that these pedals are styled after…but, that’s not just a straight-forward on/off toggle. When the toggle is in STINGER mode, the momentary STINGER switch becomes active. You can simply stand on the momentary switch, to engage the OCTAVE for a lead run, then come off of the STINGER switch to return to normal fuzz, or even tap the switch, to flutter the octave on and off. This feature is absolutely awesome. When the toggle is in OCTAVE mode, the fuzz is permanently an OCTAVE fuzz, and the STINGER switch is NOT ACTIVE. The fuzz control goes from light fuzz with some clean, to raging wall of fuzz tones. The tone control is a wide sweep tone control. All in all, this pedal is a perfect addition to any guitar or BASS player’s tone arsenal. The OCTAVE even works in low fuzz settings!

  • NOS BC-107B transistors!
  • Based on a classic rock machine!
  • Light fuzz to aggressive, wall of fuzz tones!
  • STINGER switch that allows for momentary octave when the fuzz is engaged!
  • True Bypass
  • Uses a standard neg. center, 2.1mm power supply only!
  • Lifetime Warranty to the original owner

The new Greer Super Hornet pedal is available now at their dealers or the Greer website with a MAP of $225.99. 

Be sure to head over to Greer Amps for more info.

Dawner Prince Effects Releases the Viberator

Sep14_LNU_Viberator-Stereo-Vibe-Dawner-Prince-Effects_WEBImotski, Croatia (September 25, 2014) — Adding versatility for modern guitar players while preserving vintage tonal character, Dawner Prince Effects company breathes a new life to the old Uni-Vibe effect.

Viberator is the premium, stereo version of the vintage phase shifter with a number of modern options. Utilizing all analog circuitry in a very compact design, Viberator impeccably delivers all those deep, natural and watery phase and shivering vibrato sounds.

Features:

  • Stereo outputs with separate volume controls for true rotating speaker simulation
  • Unique Symmetry control for altering the shape of an LFO waveform
  • Expression pedal input for external speed control
  • True bypass switching system with bi-colour flashing status LED
  • Very compact design
  • Standard 9V DC power requirements

Viberator Stereo Vibe carries $299.95 USD MAP price and can be purchased from Dawner Prince Effects directly and from authorized international dealers.

For more information:
Dawner Prince

Greer Amps Introduces the Southland Harmonic Overdrive

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Athens, GA (September 24, 2014) — We are happy to announce the release of a new product. The Southland Harmonic Overdrive is our newest offering, in the Greer Amps line. Building on the Lightspeed platform, we have developed what we believe to be the best overdrive on the market. The Lightspeed was built with the specific purpose of being a light to mild overdrive. The Southland is the next logical step for the Lightspeed platform—more gain, a focused midrange (not that annoying “hump”), and a bit of presence on top of the signal, to help cut through the mix. This pedal, like the Lightspeed, is touch sensitive, responds to pick attack, and has dynamics that just won’t stop. On top of that, we’ve selected a chip to drive the Southland that takes it to the next level.

The Southland is available for dealers to pre-order now. We will be officially releasing these, for shipping, and publishing them on our website on October 14, 2014. We will be building up a stockpile of these units, in hopes that we won’t get bogged down on the production side of things with the Southland.

For more information:
Greer Amps

BOSS INTRODUCES WAZA CRAFT COMPACT PEDALS

Special Edition Pedals with Premium Sound, All-Analog Circuitry, and More

Los Angeles, CA, July 15, 2014 — BOSS is pleased to announce the Waza Craft series, a new line of special edition compact pedals that offers players the ultimate BOSS tone experience. The debut of the Waza Craft series includes the SD-1W Super Overdrive, BD-2W Blues Driver, and DM-2W Delay. All three pedals provide the classic sound signatures of the past and present BOSS pedals they’re based on, plus switchable modes for customized tones sought after by discerning guitarists.

Designed with a passion for premium sound by the master engineers at BOSS in Japan, the Waza Craft series introduces a new chapter in the company’s legacy of exceptional tone. Through meticulously-selected analog components, refined circuitry, and careful attention to the finest design details, Waza Craft embodies the essence of BOSS engineering and the spirit of generations of technical and musical wisdom.

“Waza” is the Japanese term for art and technique, and each of these special edition pedals proudly carries the Waza symbol to represent the artful wisdom and tech-savvy spirit flowing within BOSS design and craftsmanship.

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In continuous production for over 30 years, the BOSS SD-1 Super Overdrive is one of the best-loved stomps ever created. The Waza Craft SD-1W hot rods this players’ favorite with a revised circuit design, all-discrete analog components, and switchable Standard and Custom sound modes.

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The BOSS BD-2 Blues Driver is also one of the most popular overdrive pedals in the world, and the Waza Craft BD-2W takes this classic’s signature creamy grit to a new level. Like the SD-1W, the BD-2W is built with all-discrete analog components and a revised circuit, and features Standard and Custom sound modes.

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Highly sought after since being discontinued in 1984, the BOSS DM-2 Delay is universally revered by tone aficionados for its warm, “bucket brigade” analog delay sound. With the Waza Craft DM-2W, the coveted stomp has been reborn with greater versatility for today’s music styles. Using all-analog circuitry and an authentic BBD delay line, the DM-2W’s Standard mode captures the lush sound and 20-300 ms delay range of the original DM-2. Custom mode instantly changes the sound to a cleaner analog tone with over twice the delay time.

The DM-2W also includes a jack for controlling delay time with an optional expression pedal. Two output jacks allow for separate output of delay and direct sounds if desired.

For more information, visit www.BOSSUS.com.