Deco Wins Musikmesse International Press Award

Strymon Deco

Musikmesse, the international trade show held each spring in Frankfurt, Germany, has a history of over 25 years. It is one of the two biggest musical instrument and production trade shows in the world. (The other biggest music trade show is the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California.) This year’s show marked the 17th year for the Musikmesse International Press Awards (or “MIPA”). Journalists from over […]

Les Paul: The Original Doubletracker

Yesterday, we piggybacked off of Pete Celi’s Premier Guitar article and, with the aid of the Omega Studios and David Goodermuth, demonstrated how a reel-to-reel tape machine can be used to double-track a song portion and create a flanging effect.  Today, we’re going back to double-tracking’s original innovator, Les Paul, whose experimentation with multi-track recording and […]