The John Mayer gear page just went through a major update, adding in two of the latest peeks at his pedalboard configuration, dating back to early in his career and as recent as 2010.
As you may know, John changes his pedalboard very often, at least on every tour. Keeping up with what changes can be a full-time job. So if you see any important changes, drop us a line in the comments.
Be sure to check our the john mayer gear page linked at the bottom of this post to get our latest details.
John Mayer Gear Details – Synth Effect
One thing that was recently update in the John mayer gear page was the details concerning the use of the Synth effect used on certains songs.
John Mayer Gear – Micro Synth
Added into the John Mayer gear profile is the Electro-Harmonix Micro Synth. This pedal was prominently featured in a promotional video showing the behind-the-scenes recording of the song “Where the light is”. Take a look at the video below and marvel at his awe-inspiring collection of guitar pedals, all the while learning of his songwriting process as well as see him play the featured micro synth pedal.
There is no indication which version of the pedal is used in this video, and on this song. So for good measure, it’s best to use pick up the deluxe version of this pedal, the Electro-Harmonix Micro Synth XO:
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If you want to know what John Mayer gear it takes to play this particular song, get yourself one of these! They may not have many applications, but no other pedal could fake its way to making the sound this one makes on this song.