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JHS rebrands Ryan Adams’ signature VCR pedal - and you can get yours rehoused, too

In the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against Ryan Adams, the singer-songwriter’s signature JHS VCR pedal has been rebranded by the company - and you can pay to have yours rehoused, too.

The Space Commander delivers the same combination of ’80s-inspired boost, chorus and reverb effects, with toggle-switches to take each one in or out of the circuit.

While the new pedal will cost $229, JHS is also offering to rehouse existing VCR pedals with the new design for $35.

In February, gear companies including JHS Pedals, Walrus Audio, Benson Amps and Fender confirmed they would no longer be working with Ryan Adams on signature products following allegations in an in-depth article by the New York Times.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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