Dave G Blogs - JOYO Audio UK

Dave G Blogs - JOYO Audio UK

Dave Grant is the owner of JOYO Audio UK, a small family owned guitar effect business in Manchester England. Dave posts random blogs and news about JOYO Guitar Effect Pedals & Blogging help things.


JOYO Audio UK - Exhibiting at North Yorkshire MOJO Guitar Show
On Sunday 1st November 2015 JOYO Audio UK will be at the North Yorkshire MOJO Guitar Show, taking place at Thirsk Auction Mart - YO7 3ABBlakey La, Thirsk YO7 3AB tel - 01845 523165MOJO guitar shows are great day out to buy and check out the latest JOYO guitar effects & accessories. Try all of the JOYO guitar effects out on our awesome demo pedal boards.At the show there are lots of independent guitar stores, private collectors with new & vintage guitars for sale. Always lots of bargains to be purchased !Doors open to the public at 10.00am - ends at 3.00pm £3.50 ..
Overview : JOYO Power Supplies for Guitar effect pedals - Isolated or Filtered?
Overview : JOYO Power Supplies for Guitar effect pedals - are they Isolated or Filtered?We have had an amazing response to the arrival of the new JOYO JF-18 Power Tuner in the UK. We’ve had some great feedback and initial thoughts on the Power Tuner from many users. We are just as excited about it as our many followers are, a great pedal and a great problem / space solver for the guitar effects enthusiast. A few questions were raised about JOYO power supplies and if they are isolated or are they filtered..The same question can be found in a number of guitar forums, where there is alway..
NEW PRODUCT - JOYO Isolated Power Supply.
We are pleased to announce the new JOYO JP04 power supply for guitar effect pedals. It's a true isolated power supply !The biggest cause that produces such an annoying sound is that guitar effect pedals are traditionally connected in a parallel mode. With such parallel connection each pedal forms a ground loop, which brings the noises from other magnetic fields into the signal path and all the other pedals are interfered and become unstable.To solve this problem, all you need to do is to get rid of the ground loop issue, (isolation) & make sure each pedal workS in an independent ro..
Visit JOYO at the Cheshire Guitar Show - Crewe Alexandra Football Club 18th Oct
On Sunday 18th October 2015 JOYO Audio UK will be at the Cheshire Guitar Show, taking place at Crewe Alexandra Football Club.MOJO guitar shows are great day out to buy and check out the latest JOYO guitar effects & accessories. Try them out on our demo pedal boards.With lots of independent guitar stores, private collectors with new & vintage guitars for sale. Plus there is live music from Adam Palma & Pete Sarge Frampton.Doors open to the public at 10.00am - ends at 3.00pm £4.00 on the door.We hope to see you at the show, where you also have an opportunity to enter ..
JOYO Audio UK - Exhibiting at Northern Guitar Show - Leeds & Bradford
The Leeds and Bradford Guitar show is now in its 9th year, taking place at Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawsons Corner, Pudsey, LS28 5TA on Sunday 4th October 2015 from 10am to 4.00pm. This is the biggest guitar event in the region and is a marvellous opportunity to visit JOYO, check out the new gear for yourself and have a play in the comfort of your own headphones.JOYO will be exhibiting all the JOYO classic effects, the new JOYO Power Tune makes its first appearance and all the new products, lots of accessories ALL at affordable prices. The Show features more than 60 exhibitors and deal..
The New ‪JOYO‬ JF-18 Power Tune combines both a multi guitar effects power supply & floor tuner into one amazing product, saving space, money and eliminating noise. 6 outputs give you the standard 100ma power for your standard analogue pedals, whilst two more deliver 2 x 500ma. Tuning is a doddle too, very responsive, chromatic pick up & displayed via a very cool looking LED display, True Bypass & filtered.Price will be in the region of £70 retail.Available soon via JOYO Audio UK retailers on the map.Please support your local music shops when you can, they will be happy..
Come and visit JOYO UK at MOJO Guitar Show Manchester 6th September
Come and try every JOYO guitar effects pedal, try the JOYO Amplifiers, learn a little more about the JOYO PXL effects loopers and see everything else we do at the MOJO guitar show Manchester on 6th September at The George Carnall Leisure Centre . It is really easy to find, located near to the Trafford Centre just of Junction 9 on the M60 in Manchester. This great facility is indoors with guitar enthusiasts and indie guitar shop retailers from all around the North West. A great afternoon out trying and buying guitar effects and guitars.. If you do come along you are in for a chance to win some..
JOYO exhibiting at Musical Instruments & Technology Show Manchester Event City 2015
update - We are sorry to say that this event has now been cancelled by the organiser, please check our News section for more shows in your area.We are very pleased to announce another date for the JOYO diary, come and visit JOYO Audio UK on November 6th, 7th & 8th at the Musical Instruments & Technology Show being held at Manchester's Event City. Formerly known as The Music Show, MITS is an event for musicians, music teachers and anyone serious about making music.More details to follow of what we will be showcasing on our stand, but do save the dates, the event promises to be a..
Visit JOYO Audio UK at MOJO & Northern Guitar Shows - Dates announced !
We are very excited to be attending our first Northern guitar shows in the UK, come and meet us, our special guests & grab the opportunity to try out ALL of the JOYO gear in person.If you have not attended a guitar show before, even more reason to come along. Not only are they the best place to see the latest gear, or pick up a vintage bargain, you get to hang out with the biggest gear nerds in the region, win prizes and try before you buy..If you are a retailer looking to stock JOYO, the shows are a great place to come and say hello.Visit us at any of these shows & you w..
Total Guitar - JOYO Mini Pedal Revolution
More of the Ironman pedals appear in this months Total Guitar and also a FREE JOYO Sticker inside !!Check it out in all good newsagents, its out NOW.. (May?) its a keeper !..There are other pedals in it too..  ..
Music Radar - JOYO Reviews
Created by musicians for musicians, MusicRadar.com is the number one website for guitarists, drummers and producers. Check out the latest gear updates and artist news.Read expert reviews on the JOYO gear. Play along with their expert video lessons or try their handy tips and projects. Add on blogs, podcasts, competitions and a vibrant forum and MusicRadar.com has everything the modern musician could want!Check out the JOYO Guitar effect reviews on Music Radar..   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js..
Music Industry Round up MiPro magazine May 2015
JOYO Audio UK welcomed MiPro magazine to the JOYO booth at MusikMesse, Frankfurt. For ten years MI Pro has been offering the UK’s musical instrument retailers the very best in business news, analysis, and opinion, as well as investigating and profiling Britain’s suppliers and manufacturers, thus giving the trade the panoramic perspective that is needed when following the trends of this fashion led industry. More than that, MI Pro has also been the voice of the UK music retailer, allowing comment and taking perspectives on hundreds of different businesses, whether multiple outlets, specialists,..
Premier Guitar Video - A visit to the JOYO Booth at Musikmesse Frankfurt Germany 2015

Watch as Premier Guitar chief content officer since January 2010, Shawn Hammond meets with Henning Pauly from Studio 42. Paul oversees all of PG’s articles, videos, audio, and social media offerings, so it was a pleasure to see them drop by.. They paid a visit to the JOYO Booth at Musikmesse in Frankfurt, Germany & tested out the new Ironman pedals, Beale Street and Mjolnir Amps from JOYO.. This is what happened, featuring Henning from Studio 42.

JOYO Audio UK - MusikMesse 2015 Image Gallery
JOYO Audio UK - Our first visit to MusikMesse 2015. A few photos to enJOYO from the booth.. ..
FACEBOOK COMPETITION - Win an Ironman Guitar Effects Pedal as reviewed in TOTAL GUITAR !
Not only are we jumping for JOYO at breaking an amazing 6000 followers on the JOYO Audio UK Facebook page, but we also wanted to share the great results of our 'Best Buy' awarded by Total Guitar Magazine for 3 of the latest JOYO Ironman guitar effects. The Little Blaster Distortion, Future Chorus or Husky Drive could be yours to own in our latest, JOYO Guitar effect Facebook Giveaway.. We dont make it difficult, just tell us which one you want to Win.. ! But you do have to be in it to win it.. Here is the post on Facebook to enter, simply by commenting with your prefe..
The New range of JOYO Ironman guitar effect pedals have been reviewed in Total Guitar Magazine this Month (thats April edition - but out in March?). We are over JOYO'ed with the result for our first review of the latest gear from JOYO. The New JOYO range of effects currently exists of 23 different mini effect pedals, from Amp Simulator effects to the representation of classic effect tones. The guys at Total Guitar have made us very proud and we are jumping for JOYO that they enJOYOed them as much as we do. Available Now in the UK via our UK Stockists, check the UK JOYO stockist & retailer ..
JOYO Audio UK -Guitar Effects at Musikmesse Frankfurt 2015
Come and visit JOYO Audio UK at Musikmesse Frankfurt, we are in HALL 3.0 Booth F95Trade Visitor days are 15-18th April, music retailers from the UK please drop by and hear the NEW JOYO guitar effects and Amplifiers in action and to discuss retail opportunities for your music business in the UK. Musikmesse is the world’s most important meeting place for the musical sector and has a key influence on the UK music retail industry.Here you can find a complete range of products with everything required for making music, not to mention innumerable workshops, concerts, product demonst..
JOSÉ DE CASTRO Dr J JOYO signature Comp Driver Pedal & CD
JOYO Audio are  proud to reveal the new Signtaure pedal and  CD that form part of JOSÉ DE CASTRO 4 studio albums. In April 2014, the CD was released to the China music market, the  “Best of José de Castro for China”. The CD will be released in CD format only in China, but should be available on Itunes and Spotify in the near future.To celebrate, Dr J and JOYO have created a signature Comp Driver Pedal designed with Jose. Demonstrated at the Music China Show in Shanghai 2014, it is a great pedal that takes the tone to another level, a classic sunburst effect .  JOSÉ ..
JOYO Signature OverDrive Boost pedal Artist: Bin Ji
We have great pleasure to introduce Bin Ji as endorser for JOYO Audio and in particular the new signature pedal, OverDrive Boost. For those of you who haven't come across Bin Ji before, he is a famous guitarist from Dalian City, China.Bin Ji also endorses the German manufactured Framus Guitars since 2004. Framus is a German musical instrument manufacturing company, that existed originally from 1946 until 1975. The Framus brand was revived in 1995 and continues to manufacture some of the best the classical violins, Attila Zoller guitars and the legendary Star Bass.Bin Ji also promotes ..
JOYO Audio UK - MIA Member
  JOYO Audio UK are proud to become registered members of The UK Music Industries Association. The MIA is a UK trade association, the only one servicing and representing the interests of all UK businesses selling musical instruments and associated products in the UK. Manufacturers, importers, publishers, retailers and supporting businesses (i.e. music media) all come within their scope. Together they undertake activities to stimulate the music industry market and make the industry’s views and needs known and appreciated in Whitehall, Westminster and Brussels. All activities a..
JOYO Product Brochure 2015
We have great pleasure in revealing the new JOYO Audio UK product brochure for 2015 showcasing the latest products from JOYO available for distribution in the UK.You can view it online via Isuu below, also on your smartphone, just scan the QR CODE via the Scan App.. >>Or download the PDF below, by clicking on it.   Alternatively you can also Download the JOYO 2015 product brochure in PDF format just here.. it's 7MB and in PDF format. ..
WIN TWO JOYO guitar effect pedals!
Over on JOYO audio UK Facebook page you can #WIN not one but TWO #JOYO guitar effect pedals!! Just tell us which pedals you want! Viewhttps://www.facebook.com/JOYOAudioUKYour answer to the pinned post is your entry and you could win those 2 JOYO pedals you mention, the competition will stay open until Thursday lunchtime 13th November. So that means you will be playing on them at the weekend..visit https://www.JOYOAudio.co.uk/ for more products details and also information for UK Retailers and Official UK JOYO News.This giveaway is open to UK/Eire page likers..
JOYO Artist : Powering Peter Hook & The Light.
Manchester Man Peter Hook, founder of JOY Division / NEW Order, someone who inspired us in music and in business. We gave Hooky and these local Manchester lads some of our JOYO gear to try out. We put the gear to test at the famous Manchester Ritz nightclub and music venue, donating a couple of JOYO T shirts (to save on their tour laundry expenses) and also some more great JOYO gear for them to try out in the studio. Peter Hook and the Light took the JOYO on tour from Manchester to Hawaii on their 2014 South and North American tour, we think they liked it. Not only was Hooky spotted l..
About Dr J Guitar Effects
JOYO Technology are co-founders of Dr J guitar effect pedals. Dee Leung, head of the Dr.J engineering team in Shenzhen, began his career as a musician. He liked fiddling with various pedals when he was a student in college, analyzing tones and circuits from low-end pedals to advanced handmade ones. Most people saw him as a reticent modding freak, a pedal head, or pedal geek considered a relatively introverted kind of guy.When Leung submitted one of his own pedals for a graduate design project, his teachers didn’t even know what it was.   Dee Leung continued focusing on his pedal ..
New JOYO IronMan Pedals at China Pro Light and Sound Show
We had the great pleasure of getting to see the next batch of JOYO Ironman mini pedals in Shanghai last week. We can now bring you lots more information on the great JOYO guitar effects destined for the UK in 2014-15.New products are often shown and demonstrated at Asia's biggest music show held in China, it quite literally is a great City of the future. Many of the worlds largest music manufacturers are in attendance at the shows exhibiting to a global audience. It's a long way to go to see great new products, but worth it, so we went, came back and share them with you here.Have a loo..
JOYO AMPS new for 2014 - 2015

At the music show last week, we tried out the latest amps from JOYO available 2014 and in development for 2015. The amp line include the I-Plug, Bourbon Street, Delta, MJOLNIR, Uranium. JOYO AMPS new for 2014 - 2015

8-11th October Music China Shanghai - JOYO Guitar Effects

Visit JOYO at Booth E4F48 8-11th October Music China Shanghai - JOYO Guitar Effects JOYO Guitar Effects October Music China Shanghai 2014

New JOYO UK retailer - Allegro Music Westcliff
JOYO Audio UK are pleased to welcome on board Allegro Music Westcliff Branch as an authorised JOYO retailer !!Allegro Music are a well established music retailer, 30 years of music industry knowledge where they stock a huge range of Yamaha and Clavinova Digital Pianos and Keyboards, alongside Guitars, Amps, Saxophones, Flute, Clarinets, Violins, Ukuleles, Sheet Music and Accessories.  We are thrilled to officially introduce Allegro Music as a UK JOYO stockist, stocking all your favourite JOYO Guitar effect pedals.!At Allegro you can also Shop online 24/7 or visit one of their ..
JF-310 Orange Juice - Henning Pauly Demo
JF-310 Orange Juice - Henning Pauly Demo NEW mini Guitar effects pedals from JOYO, available for UK distribution and retail exclusively via JOYO Audio UK from August 2014.Here is our great friend Henning with another of his educational demo of the New JOYO Orange Juice pedal. More details coming soon. The pedal will be available in the UK as part of the NEW JOYO mini guitar pedal range, JF300 series pedals. Like us on Facebook for more! EytschPi42. ..
Extra £18 million will be allocated to music education in the UK
We like GOOD news!, an extra £18 million will be allocated to music education in the UK, including the national network of 123 music education hubs established in 2012..Music education for children in England is to receive an £18m boost in funding, the Department for Education says.The extra money will be allocated to music education, including to the national network of 123 music education hubs established in 2012. The news follows a report by Ofsted inspectors last November that criticised a lack of depth and rigour in school music in England. The funding boost was welcomed by music and ..
New JOYO UK Stockist - Music Warehouse Colchester !
We are thrilled to be able to add a new indie retailer to the JOYO UK official network. Music Warehouse 35, St. John’s Street in Colchester’s town centre.The Music Warehouse shop was formed in 1985 by Lou Moodie and his wife Sue. Their motto from the beginning was, ‘the best range of guitars and amplification, sold at the very best price with the very best advice and after sales service’. The shop, 29 years on, still provides the same recipe which attributes to its success.We know Lou amd the team offer some of the best local indie music advice in Colchester, their passion and enthusia..
JOYO Ironman Amp simulator pedals
We have a feature length product review with direct sound comparisons of the New JOYO Ironman Amp simulator guitar effect pedals. Available in the UK mid August 2014. Henning gives us some great insight in what the latest amp simulator JOYO pedals can do, educational and informative and pre-manufacture, so things can and often change.Henning  introduces you to the latest pedals and explains what they are about in his usual no nonense way. We hope you enjoyed your Chilli Henning, you look and sound mighty fine in your new JOYO Audio UK T Shirt. We Cannot wait to try them out !The J..
JOYO Compressor - Chris Walton Demo
Chris may just become a regular face at JOYO Audio, a result of engaging with our customers on our Facebook Page, we struck an instant like to his most educational ways. A natural.  Here Chris takes a look at the 'Spankin' Joyo JF10 Dyna Compressor (Green Scorpion)'. Another excellent review with some great examples of how the compressor pedal sounds when used with different playing techniques and settings.If you wanted to know what a JOYO Compressor pedal is capable of doing, how it could improve your tone, then watch his video below.Remember to subscribe to his channel,..
JOYO AUDIO - COMPETITION #2To celebrate an amazing 1000 page likes in only 3 weeks to our Facebook page ! We wanted to give the UK the chance to WIN some JOYO of their own.!That's ANY one of our JOYO Guitar Effects Pedal of YOUR choice from the JF-01 series UK Exclusive JOYO distributor www.joyoaudio.co.uk in Manchester England.HOW TO WIN ??1 - Find a photo on your Facebook, 2 - Pick a photo 3 - Tag JOYO AUDIO UK in it as you would a friend..IT'S THAT EASY?YES !TIPS FOR WINNING?Give us a Giggle Show us what pedals you use (Make room for some JOYO!) Strik..
Marcelo Roascio - Performance JOYO Audio UK
JOYO Audio UK are pleased to introduce you to Marcelo Roascio.  Marcelo recently performed a number of his tracks for JOYO at the NAMM music show this year 2014 in California USA. Not only can Marcelo play his guitar, he is someone to inspire us all.... Marcelo is a pioneer in publishing guitar books with audio instructions for electric guitar, from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has over fifteen titles published, his material is distributed in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay through the signing Melos (ex Ricordi).  As a music columnist, Marcelo Roascio contributes ..
JOYO Tremolo - Chris Walton Demo
 Thanks to Chris Walton for posting his demo of the JOYO Tremolo pedal to our new JOYO AUDIO UK facebook page..We loved it Chris, thanks for letting us know what you think and sharing it with us..Lots more things with LEDs and flashy things coming soon..! It was late on Friday evening, but give him a thumbs up on his You Tube Channel.. What a nice guy, thats what we like !....
Total Guitar Review JOYO JF-02 Ultimate Overdrive Pedal Video
 Guitar Pedal Shootout - Fulltone OCD vs Joyo Ultimate Drive (Total Guitar 251) A great video and review from Total Guitar Europe's best-selling guitar magazine,  February 2014, we think the Guys at Total Guitar captured the JOYO favourably here in their video.We cannot deny, we are very pleased you get it..We also acknowledge all the good vibes in the forums too over the last few years.. So thanks to Chris Bird (Whose hands and riffs you see/hear in the vid), James L'Esteve, Dave Burrluck and Michael Brown for sharing it with us and giving us our first in pr..
Our good mate Shane from IntheBlues Melbourne Australia produces a great JOYO amp sim video here, comparing the tones of three of the Joyo Amplifier Simulation Pedals.1. American Sound - Based n the 57 Bandmaster and can also sound like other classic Fender amps including the Fender Twin and '65 Deluxe Reverb for example 2. The British Sound - Can replicate the classic sounds of Marshall amps including the JCM900, the Blues Breaker and more. 3. The AC-Tone - AC-30/AC-15 Heaven. These sound like the Classic VOX Amplifiers from clean to stinging and singing lead tonesCheck out Shanes a..
JOYO JF-01 Vintage Overdrive Pedal Instructions / Manual  ..
What do JOYO pedals make?T Shirts!So what do you have to do to WIN one in our little giveaway competition?Check out our Facebook page for details of the competition, see that blue tab thing on the right of the page? Rules are easy, just like the Facebook post and leave a nice Joyo comment and you will be entered into Dave's bowler hat, it's a giveaway...Comp closes 8pm Sunday 15th June.oh.. you need to be either Medium or Large and like black 100% Cotton.more competitions coming... 'stay tuned'..... ..
Check out Shane from In The Blues
Check out the Vlog review of the JOYO JF-39 Deluxe Crunch Overdrive Pedal. Our mate Shane from Oz, In The Blues does us proud. Whilst Based in Australia, far away from Manchester England. Shane does a fine example of how demos should be done online. Check out his You Tube channel for more JOYO reviews ( and other gear too) . Maybe its Shane, or the JOYO pedal. Whatever, the music is universal and we like his style. Enjoy ! ..
JOYO Audio UK - Launch independent music shop dealer network.
JOYO UK GUITAR EFFECTS DEALER  - NEW DISTRIBUTOR NETWORKThe JOYO range of musical equipment offers retailers the opportunity to let users experience and buy the guitar effects from local music & guitar shops & musical instrument dealers in the UK. We know that behind every great product is a great retailer offering expert advice, sharing different experiences, knowledge and have the products to cover all tones of varied music genres to support their customers. Like ours, music is their business & their passion.JOYO AUDIO UK dealers represent the best in each town. We o..
The JOYO PXL-Live, the newest member of the joyo pxl series programmable pedals controllers - pxl4, pxl8, pxl-pro will soon be with us.The JOYO PXL-Live is a very powerful pedal controller, it not only has dual 4 channels like the pxl pro (8), but it is also designed with midi out, enabling you to connect any kind of midi enabled effect pedals, amps, synths, grooveboxes all through that very powerful midi port.Send commands via midi cc and midi program to control your computer based recording software.For musicians who are starting to own a lot of musical gear, the pxl-live w..
JOYO Audio UK Launch

JOYO Audio UK website was officially launched in 2014 and is the result of a long standing collaboration between JOYO China and UKET Ltd in the UK. The website makes it quick and easy for music retailers in the UK to browse and purchase the range of JOYO products.

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