Show & Tell is where we get artists to tell us about a piece of gear that they cherish and use as a part of their live or studio setup. This month we chat to Nick DePirro, guitarist for Night Verses.
What piece of equipment do you have to show us today?
My Transmisser pedal from EarthQuaker Devices .
How did you come across this particular item?
I tried a few of their pedals (and a lot of others) at the 2017 NAMM show in LA, and this one stuck with me the most. I got it as soon as I could, and it has become one of my favourite pedals.
What is it that you like about it so much?
It adds an insane amount of ambience and depth to pretty much anything you play. It gets even more spaced out when combining it with delay, chorus, and whammy. You can very quickly create a dreamy wall of sound with it.
How do you use it and how has it shaped the way you write music?
I’ve used it on a few songs from our new record, in basically any section where I want to make you feel like you’re floating under water. It immediately takes a regular clean tone and makes it very moody, and kind of sad. Maybe that’s just the notes I play, but I feel like it greatly enhances the vibe of everything I use it with. I usually turn it on to write with it specifically, rather than applying it to something I’ve already written. It definitely makes your mind go to different places.
Tell us a little about what you have coming up?
We have a new record coming out early summer, recorded and mixed by Will Putney. It will be our first full length instrumental release through Graphic Nature / Equal Vision Records. Very excited for everyone to hear it. We’re also going on a US tour in July with Strawberry Girls and Andres.
From The Gallery Of Sleep is out Friday June 29 through Graphic Nature/Equal Vision Records.