Guitar Tone Overload

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Blog Tags:Guitar, Tone, Effects, Guitarists, Music, Amplifiers
Country:Netherlands
Location:Amsterdam

This blog is about the guitar, guitarists and guitar tone: guitars, effects, amps, etc.



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While researching about Tremolo pedals, I stumbled upon this video where Gerry Leonard (David Bowie, Suzanne Vega) demonstrates how he uses a multi-effect units. He is a very atmospheric guitarist and I think this is an inspiring use of effects:...

Two new pieces of gear from Roland/Boss caught my attention at summer NAMM. First, the CE-2 Waza craft version, aka CE-2W, is an all analog updated version of the sought after Chorus pedal from the 80s. It sports the regular CE-2 mode but also a CE-...

The premierguitar.com rig rundowns have become pretty indispensable to GAS stricken guitarists. Andy Timmons is one of the “tonemeisters” of the modern era and this rig rundown is full of amazing guitar sounds. For those of you who have a Boss BD...

Here is a video going around that shows Joe Satriani playing “Surfing with the Alien” on a cheap Strat copy, a Peavey Backstage 30 practice amp and a Digitech RP200 multi-effect unit. This will obviously re-ignite the “tone is in the fingers”...

Ibanez have just announced a trio of mini pedals at NAMM: a chorus, an analog delay and a distortion. They seem to be modelled after the old AD-9, CS-9 and SM-9. As far as I know, the SM-9 was never reissued and I wonder if this mini incarnation so...

Novelty is rare in the world of effects if I judge by the number of “Fuzz Face Clones” that seem to be released every day. Hologram Electronics is a new company which is off to a ripping start with a pretty interesting pedal, allowing guitarists...

Boss VB-2W

on Jan 19, 2016

Like clockwork, new Roland/Boss products are out for NAMM. Among them is a Waza craft version of the VB-2 vibrato, a legendary pedal that Boss produced over 30 years ago for a short while. It is still on Prince’s pedalboard, for instance. This new...