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Birth of a Jazz bore…

  In what I guess, in hindsight, was another New Year’s resolution I bought the first of the series of Jazz at 33 1/3 RPM way back in January 2016. The €4.99 introductory offer obviously helped. That first issue was, of course, … Continue reading

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Forward Planning

  Time to schedule some upcoming blog posts. These will include:   Update on MOSF synth build New project – Modular synth build including Yusynth modules My experiences as a noob listening to Jazz.   In the mean time I’ll … Continue reading

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Synth DIY build part 1

This will be the first in a series of posts on my first Synth build. How many will be in that series? I’m not quite sure yet. I wouldn’t like to put a number on it as I really don’t … Continue reading

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VHT Special 6 – modded

At the end of last summer I splashed out and treated myself on a new amp, my very first ‘new’ amp! I was on the look out for a small tube amp that would suit my needs – i.e. plodding … Continue reading

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Budget Wah

So a couple of days ago I picked up a second-hand Wah pedal. The DF2210 Daphon Wah Wah Pedal are usually available on e-Bay for no more than €30 new. Made in China in a plastic enclosure, they are definitely … Continue reading

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Drive the Blues away

Next up for the clone kit treatment is the Blues Bro kit, again from MEK in Germany. The Blues Bro is based on the Boss Blues Driver kit, but a comparison of the two schematics shows that this one is … Continue reading

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Life’s a beach

Our new favourite beach is tucked away on the road into Ardmore – ideal for body-boarding when the tide is in, or exploring rock pools when the tide is out. Last bank holiday Monday we managed to nip over there … Continue reading

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