BOSTON’s Tom Scholz Reveals Secret Weapon “Hyperspace Pedal” In NOVA/NPR Mini-Doc

In this awesome little 10-minute mini-documentary from NOVA’s Secret Live of Scientists and NPR Music, Tom Scholz talks about his early musical life, inventing the technology (like his famous Rockman) to hear the sounds he wanted to hear, and his secret weapon, the Hyperspace pedal, of which only 2 exist in the known universe.

For more on the Rockman, read our ode to why it’s the best analog amp sim still to this day, and enjoy this video in all it’s genius glory.

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