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Author Light, Ronald, author.

Title Pedal culture : guitar effects pedals as cultural artifacts / [text by Ronald Light ; design by Megan Pai ; photography by Jeff Spirer unless otherwise credited].

Publication Info. Guilford, Connecticut : Backbeat Books, [2022]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    787.8719 LIG    Available
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Description xv, 111 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "The exhibition PedalCulture: The Guitar Effects Pedal as Cultural Artifact was organized and guest curated by Ronald Light in association with DESIGNSPACE, School of Design, San Francisco State University"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes index.
Contents Surf 'n' Turf -- Artisanal Pedal Creations -- Pedaling Popular Culture -- Holy Wahcamoly -- Rock It 8/8 -- Mosrite Fuzzrite -- Heavenly Pedals -- Effects History -- Hall of Fame 2 -- Tell Me a Story -- A Pedal for Your Thoughts -- Fuzzy Muff Petting Zoo -- Tones of the Gods -- Curator's Documentation.
Summary "The catalog of the 2017 exhibition "PedalCulture : The Guitar Effects Pedal as Cultural Artifact" illustrates the cultural significance and visual design semiotics of contemporary guitar effects pedals. The text shows the pedals' application as objects of power transference from on high and explores their symbolic associations with select objects, ideas, and texts from popular arts and culture"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Effects pedals -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Pai, Megan, illustrator.
Spirer, Jeff, photographer.
ISBN 9781493060795 hardcover
1493060791 hardcover

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