Plug & program & play: The OWL Programmable Effects Pedal

Now up on Kickstarter, the OWL (open ware laboratory) seems able to bring effects designing down to a universal level, offering a fully open-source and open-hardware pedal that requires no proprietary tools or hardware-specific knowledge.

Triumph America

Riding Route 66 on a Triumph America

After three days of desert debauchery (thank you, Coachella), ALARM editor and publisher Chris Force decided to ride back from California to Chicago via Route 66. Here’s what he figured out.

Indian Motorcycle teases the 2014 Chief

Indian Motorcycle produces things of beauty. Founded in 1901, the company has had its ups, downs, and ownership changes, and now it’s ready to make a triumphant return.