"Crossed Wires" with Pat Benson


Host Pat Benson discusses everything guitars, pedals, amps, synths, and more. Featuring guest interviews with musicians, builders, techs, and contributors to the gear community. Hear demos of vintage/boutique gear that you might not have heard anywhere else, or at least not on a podcast before!


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Title: 1: Interview with Ben Walsh

9: Demo: Earthquaker Devices Avalanche Run Stereo Delay/Reverb

September 18th, 2017

This week Pat does a rundown of the Earthquaker Devices Avalanche Run Stereo Delay/Reverb using a Gibson Les Paul Standard with Seymour Duncan Antiquities… Go to Episode

10: Demo: JHS Pedals "The VCR" Volume, Chorus, and Reverb

November 26th, 2017

This week Pat demonstrates the signature Ryan Adams "VCR" by JHS pedals into a Benson Vinny amplifier while playing a Nash JG63, a 1978 Les Paul Custom,… Go to Episode

11: Demo: Boss PS-3 Pitch Shifter/Delay

February 9th, 2018

This week Pat runs down the Boss PS-3 Pitch Shifter/Delay. Released between 1994-1999; this was before the days of Rainbow Machines and Timeline delays… Go to Episode

12: Demo: Adventure Audio Dream Reaper

February 16th, 2018

This week Pat demos the Dream Reaper, an oscillating, modulating, Fuzz Feedback Machine by Adventure Audio.   This pedal is something out of the ordinary… Go to Episode