PEDAL CRUSH is a detailed and richly illustrated celebration of stompboxes. It explores effect pedals as a tool for everyone, showing how all musicians – producers, DJs, instrumentalists, and vocalists – can artistically benefit from using stompboxes in new ways. It presents both popular and rare pedals, contemporary, boutique, and vintage, as well as over 200 tips and tricks for using pedals. The book also includes 50 in-depth interviews with artists and pedal makers, looking at their personal approach to using and creating sound. PEDAL CRUSH takes the reader on a colorful journey of discovery, resulting in new creative ideas, and expanded knowledge of pedals and their musical possibilities.
376 pages. Hardcover. 245x245mm.
PEDAL CRUSH is the third book of a trilogy looking in detail at music technology. The other books in the trilogy are PUSH TURN MOVE, about musical interfaces and interaction, and PATCH & TWEAK, on modular synthesis.