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The Big Muff: Triangle

But First...Let's Stomp Under Foot! Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to Matt Pasquerella from Stomp Under Foot (SUF). If you are unfamiliar with his work, Matt hand-wires pedals with vintage and new-old-stock parts out of Orange County, Florida.... Continue Reading →

The Big Muff: Early Years

In 1967, a young musician named Mike Matthews was working at IBM (International Business Machines) in New York City when he was asked to take over production on a stompbox called "Foxey Lady" with Guild. He had recently finished a... Continue Reading →

The Big Muff: An Introduction

"What the heck is that?" You might say. Well the short answer is that Big Muffs are fuzz guitar pedals designed and released by a company called Electro Harmonix. Mike Matthews started the company in 1968 and they have produced... Continue Reading →

The Borfski Blog: Christine Sloan Stoddard

Oración By: Christine Sloan Stoddard From the Director: "I directed a short music video that was done completely in quarantine. My collaborators are the musician John Davis and the still photographer Dmitriy Kosoy." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCyfVN-dauI It's nice to see that folks are... Continue Reading →

The Borfki Blog: Francesca Badea

Spiral By: Francesca Badea From the Artist: "The spirals I've painted are about leaving darkness in order to find light. The spiral represents a time in my life in which I had to leave problems, past issues, unhappiness and fears... Continue Reading →

The Borfski Blog: Peter Shaheen

Ekphrasis By: Peter Shaheen From the Author: "Readers of the Iliad will note that the shield Hephaestus made for Achilles is perhaps the greatest example of ekphrasis in western literature. Homer's detailed description speaks to the value of a structured,... Continue Reading →

The Borfski Blog: Edward Supranowicz

Playtime 2 By: Edward Supranowicz From the Arist: "Playtime 2 came about on one of those days when the whole world seemed to be run by mean kindergarteners pretending to be rational adults, wondering if there were such a thing... Continue Reading →

The Borfski Blog: Paula DeStefanis

Home Alone By: Paula DeStefanis From the artist: "Home Alone is a large scale acrylic painting (36" x 36" on canvas) that I created in my home studio during the Covid-19 crisis. I am a person who feels a deep... Continue Reading →

A Blog for You

Hey Borfski Folks, As we mentioned before, we're taking a break from publishing volumes of The Borfski Press. That said, Lulu is offering 15% off all print products through April 9th. Apply the coupon code ONEFIVE at checkout to save... Continue Reading →

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