Dear people who like effects pedals, an option to help me (and other small retailers) out

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I’m not a gofundme type of person, and so I’m a little grossed out and feel vaguely guilty posting this BUT I am now entering my second week of completely shutting down my store (which has no functional online sales component because I’m weird like that). My current lifeline is one of my pedal distributors/consortiums creating this temporary site to help us out, for which I’m unbelievably grateful. All proceeds will go to the store you select in the drop down menu (mine is Eclipse Music, but if you see one of your favorites in there, throw them the sale.) They’re vetting the list hardcore to only do this that are fully following through on total shutdown (no online sales, no curbside pickup, no “appointment only” garbage. Again, I feel weird even doing this, but I have to. Sorry for being so absent on here for a while, between City Council and store and small children and now this, it’s been a busy couple of years.

Here’s the link:

Thanks friends. See you on the other side of all of this.

jjjusten, Tuesday, 7 April 2020 18:56 (one month ago) link

And apparently I don’t know how to post links anymore. Whoops.


https://masretailersupportshop.com/

masretailersupportshop

jjjusten, Tuesday, 7 April 2020 18:57 (one month ago) link

J THERE IS NO LINK AND I WANT TO BUY SOME NEW EFFECTS OH GOD I HOPE THIS IS NOT A TERRIBLE JOKE AT MY EXPENSE

Totally different head. Totally. (Austin), Tuesday, 7 April 2020 18:59 (one month ago) link

YAY THERE IT IS!!!

(going to browse now!)

Totally different head. Totally. (Austin), Tuesday, 7 April 2020 18:59 (one month ago) link

It’s all really cool small builder stuff - the other bonus is that the builders get their usual dealer payment at a time where they’ve got basically no orders coming in - I’ve been worried about that side too, I don’t want to come out of this thing with half of the builders I know hanging it up.

jjjusten, Tuesday, 7 April 2020 19:03 (one month ago) link

If you all have any questions on the stuff listed there, I have played it all and can share my somewhat expressionistic take on what they sound like.

jjjusten, Tuesday, 7 April 2020 19:08 (one month ago) link

tweeted this fwiw

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 7 April 2020 19:11 (one month ago) link

Thanks man!

jjjusten, Tuesday, 7 April 2020 19:11 (one month ago) link

not in the market for pedals myself, but my bandmates usually are

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 7 April 2020 19:11 (one month ago) link

Oh yeah obviously if people want to share this out please please do so.

jjjusten, Tuesday, 7 April 2020 19:12 (one month ago) link

j, i've just sent you an ilx dm. thanks for posting this.

Totally different head. Totally. (Austin), Tuesday, 7 April 2020 19:40 (one month ago) link

Reply sent

jjjusten, Tuesday, 7 April 2020 20:09 (one month ago) link

Oh and by the way, purchases are invisible to me (just a lump sum PayPal deposit every Friday) so if I don’t overtly thank anyone in this thread, that’s why.

jjjusten, Wednesday, 8 April 2020 00:42 (one month ago) link

Well shit.

As of today, my store just went from closed until April 11th to...May 4th.

Uh. So yeah, if you know musicians (and hey, you probably do if you’re here), please share the shit out of this link, it’s going to be a rough ride.

jjjusten, Wednesday, 8 April 2020 22:51 (one month ago) link

Teespring has some deal where you get a bigger cut of merch than usual. I threw my store logo on some shirts and bags (and a throw pillow) and actually sold a couple yesterday.

Greta Van Show Feets BB (milo z), Wednesday, 8 April 2020 23:38 (one month ago) link

$16 isn’t likely to keep the lights on but it beats nothing.

Greta Van Show Feets BB (milo z), Wednesday, 8 April 2020 23:39 (one month ago) link


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