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  • NAMM 2017: New MXR Pedals!

    Posted on by Jordan Usatch

    MXR Pedals

    NAMM 2017 We can always count on the masterminds behind MXR pedals to give us something rad when it comes time for NAMM, and this year they certainly didn’t disappoint! We stopped by the booth and caught our eyes on these goodies. Check out details below!

    mxr dyna comp

    MXR Dyna Comp Mini Compressor – The classic Dyna Comp has been shrunken down for a more pedalboard friendly enclosure!
    • Features rare CA3080...

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  • New At The Zoo! MXR EVH 5150K Limited Edition Overdrive Pedal!

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

    5150k

    EVH is releasing a limited run version of their EVH overdrive called the 5150K, featuring Japanese script! If you’re not familiar with the MXR EVH Overdrive yet, here are a few specs…along with a great demo video by Pete Thorn!

    • Special edition run with Japanese script, limited to 500 pieces
    • Designed in close collaboration with Eddie Van Halen
    • Delivers a full range of powerful saturation via...

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  • Nili Brosh Performs At The Music Zoo!

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

    The uber-talented Nili Brosh stopped by The Music Zoo not too long ago, not only to check out some cool guitars and talk gear, but she was nice enough to lay down some awesome playthroughs from her latest album! If you missed her perform on our Periscope/Facebook Live stream a few weeks ago, don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Watch her perform “The Chase” from her latest album “A Matter of...

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  • MXR Introduces The New EVH 5150 Overdrive

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

    EVH5150Overdrive-11

    The MXR design team has collaborated with Eddie Van Halen to deliver a full range of powerful saturation and hyper-driven tones right at your feet. The resulting EVH 5150™ Overdrive joins hand-adjusted multi-stage MOSFETs with a full complement of controls to deliver overdriven tube-like tones and exceptional sonic flexibility through a wide variety of amps and speaker cabinets.

    Whether on stage...

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  • Legendary Pedalboard Builder Bob Bradshaw Talks About MXR Pedals

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

    As a kid growing up in a small town in Florida, Bob Bradshaw planted himself right in the front row at rock concerts, and always made sure he had the best stereo in the neighborhood. He taught himself the ins and outs of audio gear by laying his hands on every book or article he could find on the subject.

    Moving to Los Angeles in the early ’80s and starting out as an unknown gear repairman, he...

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  • How EVH Created His Signature Sound Using MXR’s Phase 90 and Flanger Pedals

    Posted on by Walter Bryant

    EVHstealth

    from Guitarworld.com-

    MXR pedals have remained an essential element of Van Halen’s sound since his band’s debut album was released in 1978. The swirling textures of a Phase 90 are heard on classic tunes like “Eruption,” “Atomic Punk,” “Ain’t Talkin’ ’Bout Love,” “Everybody Wants Some!!” and “Drop Dead Legs”.

    Ed has also relied upon pro-quality MXR tools like the Six-Band Graphic Equalizer and...

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