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James "Rooster" Olson on turning pedal-board creations into art with Trailer Trash Pedalboards

After playing with Denver-based bands including G-Force and Autobahn in the '80s, James "Rooster" Olson made a name for himself with his company Trailer Trash Pedalboards. Olson essentially revolutionized the pedalboard industry with his award-winning designs, which have been used by top-notch musicians such as Aerosmith's Joe Perry, Steve Stevens, Slash and members of the Foo Fighters.

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Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006.
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