Stompbox: 100 Pedals of the World’s Greatest Guitarists is a superb celebration of the effects pedal. The book showcases the actual pedals owned and used by Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Perry, Tom Morello, Alex Lifeson, Andy Summers, Joe Satriani and many, many more incredible guitarists.
Exquisitely textured fine-art photographs are matched with fresh, insightful commentary and colourful stories from the artists themselves, who describe how these fascinating devices shaped their sounds and songs.
Perhaps THE coffee table book for guitar pedal lovers and music fans, Stompbox: 100 Pedals of the World’s Greatest Guitarists reveals the pedals behind some of rock ‘n’ roll’s most recognisable sounds.
The book includes 5 editorial features: "Fuzzed, Phased & Freaked Out: A Heavy History of the Guitar Pedal", "Thinking Inside the Box: A Pedal Innovators Roundtable", "Fuzzy Drums, Hairy Horns & Silky Keys: Why It’s Okay to Love Guitar Pedals for Everything But Guitar", "Seeing Sound: The Art & Design of the Stompbox", & "J’s Big Muff Museum: Lee Ranaldo Talks Pedals With J Mascis".