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Posted 4/9/2009
Thanks to Dave Weiner (rhythm for Steve Vai) for this demo of the Hum Debugger.
This pedal was conceived of and designed by EHX from globally sourced components. Every EHX pedal goes through a stringent testing process by musicians and technicians in NYC before packing.

Posted 4/8/2009
Special thanks to SnakeOiler for sharing what truly must be the most unexpected sound ever to be coaxed from a Deluxe Memory Man. With no further introduction EHX proudly presents "Hallelujah I'm a Bum" a 100-year-old hobo folk tune:

Oh why can't I work like the other men do?

How can I work when there's strummin' to do.

Hallelujah, I'm a bum!

Hallelujah, bum again!

Hallelujah, give us a handout and revive us again.

Amen, 2009.

(and be sure to stay tuned for more Memory Man news...)

Posted 4/6/2009
Electro-Harmonix is pleased to announce two new reissues of classic EHX pedals: the Screaming Bird (treble booster) and the Mole (bass booster).

And here's something a bit different: an informal introduction straight from the tidy desk of Engineering...

Last, meet Mike's cockatoo "Cutie The Bird" -- seen here proudly perched on the pedal that now bears his image.

This pedal was conceived of and designed by EHX from globally sourced components. Every EHX pedal goes through a stringent testing process by musicians and technicians in NYC before packing.

Posted 4/4/2009
A few weeks back, we opened the EHX Merch Shop. EHX is all about the freedom to experiment with colorful sounds, and the Merch Shop follows in that tradition by giving you the freedom to fully custom-design your own shirt. So we asked for your pictures, and you didn't let us down! For example, here's Wesley Eaves' custom-designed Germanium OD shirt (belt buckle not included):
(Thanks, Wes!)

To see more user-generated EHX shirts, visit the EHX Merch Shop. To add your threads to this thread: comment on our MySpace page and add your photo there -- and/or write on our Facebook wall and add your photo there -- and/or post it in this thread over in the EHX Forums. Alternatively, you can email it as attachment to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Posted 4/2/2009
Dig this intense performance of ZZ Top's "Blue Jeans Blues" by Portuguese trio Budda Power Blues. For the tremolo effect, Budda is playing through an EHX Stereo Pulsar, he reports: "I normaly use the first knob at 1 or 2 o'clock, the shape of the wave at about 10 o'clock, and I use different settings for the speed. I tend to prefer the triangular wave shape."

To further set the mood, here's a picture of ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons with EHX's Suzi Matthews (several of you previously spotted Suzi in this video tour of the EHX mothership):

Posted 4/1/2009
Electro-Harmonix is pleased to announce what is sure to become an instant EHX classic: the Deluxe Stereo Micro Little Big PolyMuff with Wicker and Hazarai Plus. The DSMLBPMWHP combines our legendary discrete Input and Output jacks, along with an industry first: the option to bypass the True Bypass, so you can now finally explore the lush sonic frontiers of False Bypass.

Be sure to demo the DSMLBPMWHP today -- April 1 -- while supplies last!

Posted 3/30/2009
EHX is pleased to announce that the Holy Grail Reverb is now available in our tough and compact diecast chassis.

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