Beginner Board

This week’s Nice Rack Canada pedalboard creation is going to a local recreational guitarist, who is enjoying his first ever pedalboard system. Our client came to us with a wealth of acoustic guitar playing history but has only recently dived into the colourful world of electric guitar. Without a concise sonic idea that we were … [Read more…]

Passion Craft

At Nice Rack Canada we take the craft of building rack & pedalboard systems very seriously. We were contacted recently by a very serious gentleman who is a guitarist by passion & a luthier by trade requesting the pedalboard of a lifetime (and anonymity)… Here’s the pedalboard we delivered this week. This system was particularly … [Read more…]

Grab and Go Pedalboard System

Nice Rack Canada recently built up this “Grab and Go” Pedalboard System for a repeat client of ours. The player wanted a small, very portable pedalboard system for jam nights and other moments when one of his larger rigs would not be appropriate. We saw the player’s criteria as a challenge to see how many … [Read more…]

Jonny Rock Gear

Jonny Rock Gear is super cool boutique effects pedal brand from Montreal, Quebec. Building Canadian handmade classic designs with new twists and a touch of fun. When Jonny Rock Gear owner Jean-Rene saw some Nice Rack Canada built pedalboard systems that other manufacturers were using for demonstrations, he knew it was time for a Jonny … [Read more…]

The Good Stuff Rack System

Here’s a Nice Rack Canada built compact rack system comprised of the all the good stuff. Our client wanted a guitar rig for use in a home recording situation that would be infinitely forward flexible for signal path and be useable at conversation levels using full range monitoring and no traditional guitar amplification hardware. The signal flow … [Read more…]

AX8 | Stereo 4CM

Nice Rack Canada recently shipped this AX8 pedalboard system to a client in Maryland, minus the AX8 & EV-1 Expression pedal… The client contacted us after seeing the last Fractal Audio AX8 system build we posted, requesting a similar system with more connectivity to inputs & outputs. To increase customer convenience, we were able to … [Read more…]

Precious Canadian Metal

Nice Rack Canada recently built this dual signal path pedalboard system for a local player with a taste for Precious Canadian Metal… Music & Materials. This work of rare art is controlled by the RJM Music MasterMind PBC, serial # 0001. By fully utilizing the MIDI capabilities of the PBC to control the Eventide H9’s broad effects palette … [Read more…]

Mike Pelletier

Toronto Jazz Bassist, Mike Pelletier recently picked up his Nice Rack Canada built pedalboard system for Electric & Acoustic Bass. Mike’s diverse job list of jazz gigs, sessions, orchestra pit and sideman work required a pedalboard that could cover a wide variety of sonic colours while allowing the true voice of the bass to speak … [Read more…]


Our friends at Xotic recently sent us a box of pedals and asked that we build them an Xotic demo pedalboard for our shop. When our customers visit Nice Rack Canada they can experience the sweetness of an Xotic tone taste test. Featured on this board is the Xotic Wah, AC+ Distortion, BB+ Overdrive, EP Boost, SP Compressor & X-Blender … [Read more…]

Open House for CMW

Nice Rack Canada is hosting an Open House on Friday, May 6th from 11AM to 6PM. We’d like to invite all visiting & local players, producers, managers & techs who are in Toronto during Canadian Music Week to visit our shop. We’ll have some awesome gear on hand for guided user demos. Some of the … [Read more…]