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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Wampler Pinnacle

on Nov 6, 2016

After hearing so much about Wampler, I bought a Pinnacle a few months back. Wampler’s offering is of course not limited to drive pedals and it carries the whole gamut of effects. The Pinnacle is a “brown sound” pedal meaning it aims...

TC Electronic has been announcing new pedals all day. They are no frills, toneprint-less, mostly analog (save for a reverb and a delay) models. Pretty much every effect is covered: chorus, phaser, flanger, compressor, overdrive, distortion, metal dis...

Benoît from Coda Effects started tinkering with pedal circuits a while back and his passion has led him to develop two original circuits. The financing of the production of the kits or assembled pedals is the subject of a crowdfunding project on ulu...

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”...