Stomboxes Barrington IL

In the following article, you will learn some information about creative music instruments. These products include BBE Two Timer, Burriss Boostiest II, Danelectro Cool Cat CF-1 Fuzz and Danelectro Cool Cat Drive CO-1.

Dr. Woods Guitar Emporium
(847) 639-9683
310 Lincoln Ave
Fox River Grove, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments

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Mccormicks Enterprises
(847) 398-8680
Po Box 577
Arlington Heights, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement

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Offbeat Music
(847) 550-1361
3 S Old Rand Rd
Lake Zurich, IL

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Great Lakes County Music & Snd
(847) 566-6606
1230 S Lake St
Mundelein, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music, DJ Equipment

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The Music Room, Ltd.
(847) 934-5440
26 N Brockway St
Palatine, IL
Store Information
Instrument Rental: Yes
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Clinics: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
Two full shops on premises! Guitar repair, set ups and customizations; amplifier diagnosis and minor repair in our fully equipped guitar shop.
Band instrument repair and adjustments made while-you-wait (restrictions apply) in our band repair shop.
Hours
Monday - Thursday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed Sundays

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Consolidated Music
(847) 381-0164
125 Barrington Commons Ct
Barrington, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Digital Piano, Band & Orchestral, Drums & Percussion, Sound Reinforcement, Guitars & Fretted Instruments, Print Music
Store Information
Instrument Rental: Yes
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
All guitar repairs
Band instrument repairs
Electronic repairs
Hours
Mon-Thurs 11-8
Friday 11-6
Saturday 9-5:30
Sunday Closed


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Piano Rental
(630) 420-1551
Po Box 741
Arlington Heights, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Acoustic Piano

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Cassandra Strings
(847) 458-7386
204 S Main St
Algonquin, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Drums & Percussion

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Drum Pad
(847) 934-8768
48 W Palatine Rd
Palatine, IL
Types of Instruments Sold
Drums & Percussion
Store Information
Instrument Rental: Yes
Lesson Information
Lessons: Yes
Clinics: Yes
Instrument Repair Information
Repairs : Yes
Hours
Monday - Thursday 12pm to 9pm
Friday 12pm to 6pm
Saturday 11am-4pm
Sunday 12pm - 4pm

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Crowleys Guitar Shoppe
(815) 455-8055
7105 Virginia Rd
Crystal Lake, IL

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BBE Two Timer

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Inspired by the long-gone Boss DM-2 (made from 1981 to 1984), the Two Timer ($209retail/$149 street) analog delay provides two independently adjustable delay times of up to330ms that you preset with the Time 1 and Time 2 controls and then select between them using the Time 1/Time 2 footswitch. A master Repeat control determines the number of echo repeats for both delay settings, while a Mix control adjusts the wet/dry signal ratio. Infinite repeats are available at high Mix settings, making it possible to elicit spacey feedback effects à la early Pink Floyd. The Two Timer delivers warm-sounding delay effects at extremely low noise levels, however, the ability to preset two completely different types of echo is somewhat hampered by having only one Repeat control. Still, for what it offers, the Two Timer is a sweet deal. —Art Thompson
KUDOS Two independent delay times. True hardwire bypass. Quiet operation.
CONCERNS Can only assign one repeats setting to both delays.
CONTACT BBE Sound,(714) 897-6766; bbesound.com

Burriss Boostiest II

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A combination distortion and boost pedal, the Boostiest II ($299street) features a booster preamp with Output, Highs, and Input controls,and a “TS flavored” overdrive circuit with Gain, Tone, and Level controls. The two circuits can be used separately or combined. Power is provided by a 9-volt battery or external adapter (not included), and the voltage is stepped up internally to 16-18 volts for the Booster channel only. The Booster’s Output knob provides a huge range of clean signal, and the stepped Input control is actually a bias adjustment that sets the overall gain of the preamp. Switching to the Overdrive side brings you into familiar TS-808 territory, with gobs of touch-sensitive distortion available via the Gain control and plenty of output. Using the two circuits together, however, creates a massive overdrive sound that is beyond what even two TS-808s could achieve. —Art Thompson
KUDOS Extremely flexible distortion/over driver. Excellent clean preamp.
CONCERNS None.
CONTACT Burriss Amplifiers, (800) 513-2256; burrisamps.com

Danelectro Cool Cat CF-1 Fuzz

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This diminutive orange pedal will make a lot of guitarists on tight budgets very happy. Despite its compact size and bargain price, the CF-1 ($39 retail/$29 street)sports 3PDT true-bypass switching and a metal casing with metal jacks. Inside, the unit’s modest electronics are tidily organized (though after putting the bottom plate back on, there was a small pile of metal dust on my countertop). The tones are squarely on the corpulent side, boasting sizzling highs, robust mids, and a pleasingly flabby low end—with lots of gain on tap. This entry-level pedal gets the job done at a way cool price. —Barry Cleveland
KUDOS Lots of buzz for the buck.
CONCERNS Tones not particularly focused.
CONTACT Danelectro, (805) 389-4605; danelectro.com

Danelectro Cool Cat Drive CO-1

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Very possibly the lowest-priced distortion pedal on the ma...

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