So you finally have a boatload of effects pedals to play around with and a beautiful pedalboard to mount them on…
Now comes the difficult part — figuring out what order to put your pedals in.
After hundreds of gigs and studio sessions over the years, not to mention many hours of arduous experimentation, I have landed on a pedal order that simply works.
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One of the ultimate pleasures of being a guitarist is setting up your pedalboard. Whether you’re new to the realm of guitar or a veteran shredder, curating a solid set of stompboxes can pave the way for tons of creativity. Continue reading “Crafting a KILLER Pedalboard With 7 Pedals”
The Vox V846-HW Hand Wired Wah Pedal is a reissue of the grandfather of all wah pedals, the Vox V846. This classic was used by Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and countless others.
The Vox V846-HW Hand Wired Wah Pedal, as the name suggests, is hand wired on a turret style board. Continue reading “Vox V846-HW Hand Wired Wah Pedal”
It’s amazing how multi-effect technology keeps on progressing. Zoom’s new G5 is yet another impressive unit that delivers an overwhelming amount of value and flexibility. I have to rave about one feature of the Zoom G5 first: the multi-dimensional expression pedal. In addition to moving the pedal up and down, you can twist it to the right or left. Do the math…. yes, significantly expanded levels of expression and real-time parameter changes. The end result is that you can assign up to four parameters to the expression pedal. Nuts.
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