NEXI Gives &quotthe Solution&quot to Guitar Pedalboard Troubles

NEXI Industries, a new-to-market guitar effect pedal manufacturer, officially launches nowadays with a proposition to guitarists everywhere: Focus a lot more on playing, and don’t worry about the pedalboard.

Much better but, overlook conventional notions of what stomp boxes and pedalboards look like. NEXI has produced a special plug-‘n-play program that connects up to eight effect pedals in 1 resilient, splash-proof (beer-proof) pedalboard. From the business:

Revolutionary, simple and fun, NEXI’s goods resolve several of the typical troubles guitarists have skilled over the final 60 years.

Aptly named “The Remedy,” every single detail of this heavy-duty board has been created with the user in mind. With a two-channel switch and 3-step booster (7dB, 12dB and 20dB) to satisfy each guitarist’s ego, The Answer is also equipped with covers that protect ports against dirt and beer spills, a constructed-in tuner and power supply, and two charging docks for tablet or smartphone. Totally free of the standard cable mess, power supply tension and beverage catastrophes, the guitarist is free to play—and that is exactly where the entertaining actually begins. There are no patch cables amongst the pedals.

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Like The Resolution pedalboard, NEXI pedals were designed in response to widespread player frustrations. NEXI’s boutique effects pedal creators, the self-declared “Vintage Analog Protection Squad,” know how difficult it can be to develop inspiring harmonies when each and every pedal is diverse in shape, size, and energy supply. To solve this compatibility problem, the Squad produced a balanced choice of classic analog pedals, tailor-produced for plug ‘n play. All NEXI pedals are true bypass and hybrid, for use in The Solution pedalboard or as standalone. To use a pedal outside the board, players can use a 9V battery or connect  to an external energy provide.

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To introduce players to this innovative item line, NEXI has designed a Starter Pack centered on its function-loaded pedalboard. To full the Starter Pack, NEXI has incorporated its esteemed Overdrive pedal. From low-gain growl to modern day muscle, Overdrive delivers the dirt when required. It’s just a single of 14 pedals NEXI has created for a assortment of styles, from rock, blues and country to metal, option and funk.

Launching worldwide, NEXI’s Starter Pack is offered for €199.95 (approx. USD $ 218). Add-on pedals are available at €99 every (approx. USD $ 108).

For a closer appear at NEXI’s solution line, verify out the three videos below and pay a visit to NEXI.eu.

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Eric Johnson Premieres Cover of Les Paul and Mary Ford&#039s &quotThe World Is Waiting for the Sunrise&quot

Thirty years following his 1986 breakthrough, Tones, guitar legend Eric Johnson is releasing his 1st all-acoustic album. The disc, dubbed EJ, will be available October 7 via Provogue.

Nowadays, we bring you the exclusive premiere of one of the songs from EJ: Johnson’s cover of Les Paul and Mary Ford’s 1951 classic, “The Planet Is Waiting for the Sunrise,” which also takes place to function the fretwork of guitarist Doyle Dykes. You can check it out beneath.

“Ever given that I was young, I’ve played piano and acoustic guitar in my private life,” Johnson says. “This sort of music has constantly been a element of me, but I never showcased it on any type of larger  level, like a complete acoustic record. With EJ, I just decided to be a lot more truthful with myself and everybody, and show much more of my personal side.

“Nearly all of that material was reduce reside. Some of the songs I actually sang and played at the same time—just live in the studio. Recording this way gave it a lot more of an sincere realism and organic emotion. Specifically on the acoustic, you just have to get in there and play.”

On the original compositions “Wonder,” “Fatherly Downs” and “All Items You Are,” Johnson plays his 1980 Martin D-45, a present from his late father. He plays the steel-string on his instrumentals “After Upon a Time in Texas,” “All Issues You Are” and “Song for Irene.” He conjures the stunning, pensive tones of “Serinidad,” yet another original instrumental, on a Ramirez nylon-string model. A spirited steel-string arrangement of Simon &amp Garfunkel’s “Mrs. Robinson” rounds out the solo guitar tracks.

Johnson also arranged Simon &amp Garfunkel’s “Scarborough Fair” for voice and piano and plays piano on the originals “Water Under the Bridge,” “November” and “Wrapped in a Cloud,” an ensemble track with acoustic bass, cello, drums and percussion. He rearranged Jimi Hendrix’s “One particular Rainy Want” for guitar and piano, capping the efficiency with a jazz-inflected piano solo. You can check out the complete tracklist beneath.

In assistance of EJ, Johnson will embark on a series of U.S. tours that will bring him to about 60 cities. Keep tuned for dates and information. 

For far more about Johnson and EJ, visit ericjohnson.com. To preorder EJ, head here.

EJ Tracklist:

1. Mrs. Robinson
2. Water Below the Bridge
three. Wonder
four. Wrapped in a Cloud
5. After Upon a Time in Texas
6. One Rainy Want
7. Serinidad
eight. Fatherly Downs
9. The Planet Is Waiting for the Sunrise
10. November
11. All Factors You Are
12. Scarborough Fair
13. Song for Irene

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