Category Archives: Tools of the Trade

HOW PADS CAN BENEFIT HARP PLAYERS

WHAT IS A PAD? In the electronics world, a “pad” is a circuit that lowers the amplitude of a signal while providing a fixed impedance, or load, in both directions.  There are, of course, other ways to lower signals, such … Continue reading

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A New Way to Think

I feel like I occupy a unique position within the harp community. On one hand, I am completely immersed in harp culture. I spend my days building harp pedals, answering harp questions, and examining harp tone. On the other hand … Continue reading

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Amplifiers for Harmonica

My Philosophy I believe that every amplifier has a character or a natural presence, a tone that is fundamental to the components and the design of the amp. When modding, it is necessary to take a holistic approach with the … Continue reading

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