Bjooks Pedal Crush


The ultimate book on effects pedals.

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The definitive book on stompbox effects for creative music making

Pedal Crush is a trip into the expansive, eclectic, and mesmerizing world of effects pedals. It examines the stompbox phenomenon as a means of creative expression and personal sound shaping. Bursting with color photos and illustrations, it systematically covers over 800 pedals – from vintage to cutting edge, from the essential to the exotic, from popular classics to boutique wizardry. Pedal Crush also dives deep into techniques, tips and tricks, pedalboards, software, and more.

A detailed and richly illustrated look at stompboxes and how they are used:
– 800+ pedals
– 50 interviews with musicians and pedal makers
– 200+ tips and tricks for using effect pedals

By Kim Bjørn and Scott Harper, foreword by Steve Vai, edited by Mike Metlay. Pedal Crush has contributions by Kristoffer Høeg, owner of effektpedaler.


Highlights Full-color photos and illustrations
376 pages
In English
Dimensions 245 x 245 mm
Miscellaneous Contents:
A detailed exploration of the world of stompbox effects – not just for guitarists
Comprehensive explanations of effect concepts – how they work, why they work, and how they sound
The history of effect pedals
Tips and tricks for using effects
Popular, rare, and unusual pedals
Interviews with pedal makers and inspiring artists
Tips for creating a pedalboard