A deluxe photographic celebration of the unsung hero of guitar music--the effects pedal--featuring interviews with 100 musicians including Peter Frampton, Joe Perry, Jack White, and Courtney Barnett.
Ever since the Sixties, fuzz boxes, wah-wahs, phase shifters, and a vast range of guitar effects pedals have shaped the sound of music as we know it. Stompbox: 100 Pedals of the World's Greatest Guitarists
is a photographic showcase of the actual effects pedals owned and used by 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 82 other iconic and celebrated guitarists.
These exquisitely textured fine-art photographs are matched with fresh, insightful commentary and colorfulroad stories from the artists themselves, who describe how these fascinating and often devilish devices shaped their sounds and songs.Author:
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About the Author
Eilon Paz is a professional photographer and the founder of the popular vinyl-collecting website Dust & Grooves. Paz's work has appeared in worldwide publications such as Wax Poetics, Saveur, Monocle, Condé Nast Traveler, Sky Magazine, and the French music magazine Vibrations.