I’m digging today’s Free Shirt Wednesday, which is sponsored by Spaceman Effects. Spaceman Effects is a company that is getting some great buzz out of Portland, OR. We were fortunate enough to demo the Spaceman Aphelion (which I later bought for myself) and I put in a order for a Spaceman Gemini III fuzz… and we’ll be sure to demo that when it arrives.
Spaceman prides itself on building quality effects using quality components. I can attest to the quality of the enclosures and components, they’re great. Obvious attention to detail. I also like how they do limited runs of *styles* of enclosures.. making them collectible, etc.
To me, you can tell when a boutique builder is doing the right thing when you start seeing these pedals on the floor of bands. I mentioned I saw an Aphelion on the floor at the recent Appleseed Cast show I went to. Jimmy, who does the demos here at EffectsBay already had one on his board before we even demo’d the Aphelion (Frankly, if it’s on Jimmy’s board.. it’s a pedal to take a look at).
Spaceman Effects offers 5 basic models of pedals – Gemini III fuzz, Space Rocket, Rumble Fuzz, Aphelion Overdrive and the Mecury III boost. You can purchase different variants depending on what’s available.
When Zak (lead astronaut) sent over a shirt, he thought it would be cool to give one away to an EffectsBay reader as well. I’ll make this really easy, you can enter by filling out the form below. I’ll pick a random winner on Friday(1/6). I’ll contact the winner to get a shirt size and I’ll relay mailing information to Spaceman Effects and get the shirt on it’s way to you.
Make sure you ‘like’ Spaceman Effects on Facebook to see what’s to come as well!