Luca Longobardi: Using Piano with BigSky and more

BigSky with Piano - Luca Longobardi

I first spoke with Luca in 2019 when he had just released his album White sky, Small leaves, Blue hands. You can check that out here and grab some presets. I’m excited that Luca is back now with two exciting projects: a soundtrack for the movie About Us and an immersive art experience. Start reading […]

blueSky With Almost Any Synth You Can Think Of!

bluesky with synths and keyboards

As many of you already know, we love listening your songs, demos, and sound experiments. Because of that we come across a lot of great videos. I recently thought it might be fun to go through all of your videos that combine blueSky with synths and keyboards. There were a lot. I didn’t want to […]

Artist Feature: Tim Williams

Strymon Artist Feature - Tim Williams

We are always excited to discover musicians using Strymon pedals in inspiring and creative ways. Today’s Artist Feature is no exception. Guitarist Tim Williams reached out to us a few months back to share with us how his discovery of blueSky and El Capistan provided the creative spark needed for what would eventually become his […]

Artist Feature: Gina Gleason

Strymon Artist Feature - Gina Gleason

A love for all-things-pedal effects can often be a powerful force of attraction between guitarists. All those conversations about sounds and gear can provide the perfect creative springboard for an inspired and long-lasting musical partnership. Such is the case for Philadelphia’s Baroness, a band known for its crunchy hard guitar sound and melodic grooves. The […]

Artist Feature: Ash Jangda

Strymon Artist Feature - Ash Jaganda

I was lucky enough to see Guitarist Ash Jangda playing with Josiah Bell in Los Angeles a while ago. Seeing Ash play is a treat and that is why I’m happy to be featuring Ash on our Artist Feature. Ash has played with Willow Smith, Wyclef Jean, Dave Koz, Arturo Sandoval and so so many […]

Artist Feature: Siegfried Meier

Strymon Artist Feature - Siegfried Meier

German-born producer, engineer, and musician Siegfried Meier has had a very busy year and a half. In addition to being the owner and purveyor of all things recording and mastering at his Beach Road Studios, in Ontario, Canada, 2019 saw the debut of Meier’s indie-friendly Cat Box studio in Cambridge, Ontario, the launch of his mix-ready […]

This Week’s Favorite: Donivan Berube

Strymon Preset of the Week El Capistan delay pedal

This Week’s Favorite is “So Much No Mountain” by Arizona singer-songwriter Donivan Berube. Berube’s deft use of El Capistan’s delay and tape saturation effects combined with the interplay between guitar, vocals, and saxophone make for a moody and melancholy backdrop perfectly suited for the song’s lyrics. “So Much No Mountain” is part of a larger […]

Featured Pedalboard: Tim Mahoney of 311

Tim Mahoney live

Ever the alchemist of guitar tone, 311 guitarist Tim Mahoney is often changing up his pedal combinations to create interesting new sounds and textures. To understand the depth of Mahoney’s passion for sonic experimentation, one need look no further than the boards he’s assembled post-311’s recent Never-Ending Summer Tour with The Offspring and Gym Class […]

Artist Feature: Yuta Endo – Sound Artist

Can you tell us a little bit about your musical background? What led you into sound design? I come from a physics background, but music has always been an important hobby. After college I had an unfulfilling and somewhat disheartening stint at a Japanese tech company, before quitting to pursue music. I didn’t have connections […]

Artist Feature: The Sub-Gents

Strymon artist feature: The subgents

  The Sub-Gents may currently hail from Scarborough, North Yorkshire, but the band’s founder and frontman, Fletcher Stewart is a Tennessee native at heart. Spending his formative music years playing in the hardcore scene in Knoxville, Stewart eventually toured the US with the surf-psych-punk band The Cheat for several years before picking up and moving […]