Episode 22: Johnny Wator
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Featuring Johnny Wator, guitarist and vocalist for the Evictions - A chicago-based high energy garage rock n roll trio with fuzzed-out riffs and punk-rock scream-a-long choruses. The Evictions have been rocking out stages since 2015, sharing bills with Cheetah Chrome and the Sonics. The track we just heard was Cut Me Up from their self-titled EP. Johnny is a veteran guitarist with experiences recording and touring nationally over the last two decades. in 2012 Johnny started his effects pedal business, Daredevil Pedals - Unable to find a pedal that created the tone he was looking for, he sought out and ripped apart pedals learning how they worked, his search quickly turned into an obsession. Ten years later Daredevil Pedals is going strong as a one-man operation, with an sold word of mouth and online reputation from musicians around the globe and an astonishing brand presence and catalog with distribution across major musical instrument retailer sites and brick and mortar stores alike. The pedals are still all 100% hand built in here in Chicago In this episode Johnny takes us through a brief history of his business and also with what's going on with The Evictions. Featured Tracks: Cut Me Up Head on Right Off the Rails
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