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Vibraslide

A project in Bristol, UK by Gareth Whittock
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Infinite sustain guitar slide pedal
Backers: 54
Average Pledge Per Backer: £202

Funded: £10,881 of £2,000
Dates: May 27th -> Jun 26th (30 days)
Project By: Gareth Whittock
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Latest News

Fantastic!

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to everyone who has contributed to making a brand new guitar effect, a reality!  I'm already working on refining the production model. It's functional already but I think I can make it even better. I want it to be inspiring to everyone who... (Read More)

Getting to the end

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Well we've hit 10K with just over a day to go! If you're still dithering on a decision, you've got just over a day to get your first off the line,  DISCOUNTED Vibraslide earlier than anyone else! I'm off to my workshop to do some more work on the... (Read More)

Almost 10k!

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to all that have backed this project! Thanks to you, I can afford to develop some more different types of slide, specifically metal ones. It'll take a while for all sorts of reasons, but it will happen.  As promised, I've made another demo... (Read More)

Ideas for a video

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi All, Thank you so much for your support so far. I'm thinking of making another video this weekend. I'd love to know what people would like me to cover. More music - or extra things vibraslide can do that I haven't really explored yet? Or a... (Read More)

pedal design Cmpetition

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
I've decided to launch a competition to design a more interesting front panel for the Vibraslide Guitar. The prize for the winning design is £200 or one of the custom limited edition Vibraslide pedals. So if you fancy your design being on a guitar... (Read More)

Another unusual effect I've discovered with the Vibraslide

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Playing with inserts in the feedback loop can yield some interesting results. I'm using a pitch shifter here which is having the effect of stimulating the natural overtones of whatever strings are being played. A cool effect - and always in tune..... (Read More)

New technique - new video

June 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, I've just discovered a new technique with the vibraslide. Due to work commitments, (i.e. marking my students' work) I'll have to wait till the weekend to film and post it.. Stay tuned! - and thanks again for the wodernful support you've given... (Read More)

Guitar World!

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
We're definitely achieving a level of, er, penetration with the slide.. https://www.guitarworld.com/news/conjure-dark-side-of-the-moon-tones-with-the-vibraslide-glass-slide-and-controller  (Read More)

We're in the top 5 - just!

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Mixdown magazine have featured the Vibraslide in their top 5 cool new products section with a nice little intro.   http://www.mixdownmag.com.au/walrus-audio-dean-more-our-top-five-gear-releases-week  (Read More)

Walrus Audio, Dean + More: Our Top Five Gear Releases of the Week

June 4th - via: mixdownmag.com.au
Here's five of the best gear releases that might have flown under your radar this week, including a slick new overdrive from Walrus Audio, some shred-worthy guitars from Dean and Cort, a free emulation of a classic '80s synth and a very, very cool Kickstarter project. (Read More)

Tee shirt preview

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey we've got a preview of the Tee shirt Aum Guitars' tee shirt design  (Read More)

Shortie 1

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
I'm going to post a video every few days here to showcase individual techniques using both lap steel and electric guitars. It's quite tricky, even with short videos since I have to record the sound properly then add it to the phone's visuals. I dare... (Read More)

Alternative slides

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
A couple of people have mentioned that they would rather have metal slides. Theoretically this shouldn't be a problem but I need to know it's worth the effort of developing one. Any input for you guys would be welcome.. Thanks & stay safe, Gareth... (Read More)

Good reviews

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
I'm getting some really positive reviews in online magazines so far.. I think people are getting the potential! I'm gonna make another video tomorrow.. :-) https://www.accordo.it/article/viewPub/99223… Uno slide per chitarra e lap steel promette... (Read More)

New article in Gearnews magazine!

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
The Vibraslide's been features as a 'Hot Product" in 'Gearnews' magazine along with this quite nice... (Read More)

You have made my day!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all for your support! You never know when you start something like this whether people will be on your wavelength and 'get it' - especially when it's a new idea. Well you did get it and these pedals will now be made! Thanks again! Gareth x... (Read More)

Doing well so far!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We're doing well after about 18 hours - 60% there. I've had some wonderful messages of support and nice quotes from people who've not seen the Vibraslide before. I'm thinking that maybe I should make another video and I'm open to ideas about what to... (Read More)

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