Pete Cornish: Case Against “True Bypass”

The following is an article written by the legendary pedal builder, Pete Cornish, in 2003. You can find the original at “Hey Pete, do you use True Bypass?” Look out there’s a lecture coming: The “true bypass” function, which is promoted by some, can create dreadful problems with a system that uses many pedals.Continue reading “Pete Cornish: Case Against “True Bypass””

In Defense of Mojo

Mojo is a hot topic (at least in my world). The internet has long spawned debates over the question of whether or not a musical instrument’s appearance has any effect on its sound, or mojo. Debates over whether the type of wood you use to make an electric guitar matters, brass hardware versus aluminum, evenContinue reading “In Defense of Mojo”