Effects Pedal Building: Tube Screamer Edition
April 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm$300
Guitar effects pedals, also known as “stomp-boxes,” are a useful tool in the guitar player’s toolbox for tone shaping. They are foot-pedal boxes that provide a variety of sound effects for the guitar to help to diversify the overall scope and range of the players tone and sound. Understanding the inner workings of an effect pedal as well as the options available allows for the player to take a more active role in the development of their sound and be able to trouble shoot technical issues when they arise onstage or off.
In this course the students will get to assemble their very own Tube Screamer effect pedal. By taking this hands on approach the student will get to touch each part of the pedal as well learn how it contributes to the whole working device.
• Build your very own custom Tube Screamer effect pedal
• Learn about the different kinds of effects pedals on the market.
• Learn the basic components and signal path of an effect pedal.
• Learn to troubleshoot real-world problems with the equipment.
• Learn the concepts of sound creation and manipulation
• Learn proper soldering techniques.
COURSE SCHEDULE & PRICING:
Course Length: One Day (7 Hours Total)
Course Day(s): April 25th, 2020
Course Time(s): 10:00am – 5:00pm
Course Cost: $300.00
COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Simon Palombi
BIO: Born in Cleveland, OH July 20, 1990, Simon Palombi has been a tinkerer ever since he was a toddler. Whether it be an electronic, mechanical, musical or household device, he was always compelled to take things apart to reverse engineer and see if he could rebuild them… Much to his parents dismay. Flash forward 15 years or so, Simon would take on side work in high school repairing his friends tube amplifiers. He has been a touring musician since the age of 18 as well as an analog recording engineer. Due to the inevitable equipment malfunctions that happen with vintage equipment well as being on the road, he taught himself all the necessary skills required to be his own repair tech.
For the past 3 years, he has been designing and constructing his own guitar pedals, tube amplifiers as well as repair vintage music equipment on the side. Now he wishes to pass on all the skills he’s acquired over the years as well as learning more from people who take interest in the same skills.