UPDATED: March 30, 2013
There are at least two big reasons to know the name Albert Hammond Jr.; for his role in the Strokes as well as his solo career. With the Strokes, he helped define a sound that is synonymous with the era of the early aughts. With his solo career, he demonstrated a great range as a singer and a songwriter.
With the Strokes continuing to experiment with various soundscapes on their latest album, and with a softer, melodic sound coming from nooks within his solo albums, Albert Hammond Jr. needs a pedalboard that offers a great range of effects.
The list of Albert Hammond Jr. pedalboards here is one of the most complete you’ll find on one page.
Albert Hammond Jr. Pedalboard – What You Need To Know
Despite the aforementioned range Albert Hammond Jr. provides to the Strokes and his solo career, his pedalboard is not overly complicated. What his pedalboard offers him is different levels of distortion and boost pedals which, coupled with his different guitars and amps, offer all the range he needs.
One pedal stands out from all the various accounts regarding his pedalboard, and that is the Jekyll and Hyde Overdrive by Visual Sound. In fact, on both accounts of pedalboard sightings you’ll find below, you’ll find two of these pedals, offering the guitarist different settings of the pedal just a stomp away.
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Albert Hammond Jr. Pedalboard – 2011
Albert Hammond Jr. himself tweeted pictures of his guitar rig, giving us a great, definitive glimpse of what he uses. Aside from the already mentioned Jekyll and Hyde, another unique pedal seen on his board is the Mad Professor Hand Wired Deep Blue Delay.
|Brand||Boss||Visual Sound||Visual Sound||Menatone||Mad Professor||MXR|
|Pedal||TU-2 Pedal Tuner||V2 Series V2JH Jekyll And Hyde Overdrive And Distortion Guitar Multi Effects||V2 Series V2JH Jekyll And Hyde Overdrive And Distortion Guitar Multi Effects||Shut Up & Drive||Hand Wired Deep Blue Delay||M-133 Micro Amp|
|Notes||2nd of 2|
|Alternative?||Boss TU-3 Chromatic Pedal Tuner||Available New||Available New||Available New||Available New||Available New|
Albert Hammond Jr. Pedalboard – Other and Past Pedals
Below is a list of a past pedalboard (timeframe unknown), though considering similar pedals can be found on the photo he himself tweeted, the information can be considered fairly reliable.
|Brand||Boss||Boss||MXR||Visual Sound||Visual Sound|
|Pedal||TU-2 Pedal Tuner||DD-3 Digital Delay||M-133 Micro Amp||V2 Series V2JH Jekyll And Hyde Overdrive And Distortion Guitar Multi Effects||V2 Series V2JH Jekyll And Hyde Overdrive And Distortion Guitar Multi Effects|
|Notes||2nd of 2|
|Alternative?||Boss TU-3 Chromatic Pedal Tuner||Available New||Available New||Available New||Available New|