The latest issue of Gi is now available and features Journey founder Neal Schon gracing the front cover alongside Animals As Leaders' Tosin Abasi. Issue 19 also includes interviews with Manuel Rodriguez and Misha Mansoor plus Gi's newest tutor Sam Bell brings to you an exclusive Tosin Masterclass plus the first instalment of his brand new series in 8-string guitar techniques.
So new it was making its international début just as this issue went live,
TC Electronic’s latest pedal is a smaller version of the hugely successful Spark
Boost. Yes, it’s the Spark Boost Mini and Michael Casswell was one of the first
to test one. Apparently he’ll be one of the last to give it back!
Booster pedals can be a real secret weapon towards great tone, and are often overlooked
when a young player is starting out. Often a distortion or overdrive pedal comes higher on
the shopping list, as it did on mine, before I learnt about tone, gain stages, valve amps and
stacking pedals into each other. But one day, a very long time ago, I discovered a mysterious
and little known pedal called an MXR micro amp. Back before the days of true bypass and
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TC Electronic Spark Boost Mini