Similar to a 2013 sighting of the same tour, we now get a new image of John Mayer's pedalboard.
No news on what is, if anything really, in his racks, which at last count he used four different ones to contain all of his rack effects.
During this tour, John also took the time to add some new pedals Read more [...]
When looking at the number of "best pedal" posts we published in the last year, it might be surprising to you to notice that we haven't done the best overdrive pedal yet. You could say we are saving the best for last, but it's more like we are saving the most obvious for last. Why is it obvious? If you're Read more [...]
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 Read more [...]
While John Mayer's acoustic chops are what impress me the most, John has now spent most of his career displaying his other chops: blues-based songs. His tone is very distinct, and while our past pedalboard profile gave the essentials needed get that sound, the buck does not stop there.
John mostly Read more [...]
Another secret to John Mayer's sound can be found in his Keely Katana boost. The boost pedals helps keep the volume up during solos. With John Mayer mostly playing his own rhythm and solos, this pedal comes in handy, which is why it's one of the pedals that shows up the most consistently on his pedalboard. Read more [...]
This past December, John Mayer tweeted the return of the Way Huge Aqua-Puss Analog Delay, citing it as one of his "tone secrets".
Here's the tweet.
Way Huge Electronics Aqua-Puss MkII Analog Delay Guitar Effects Pedal
The Way Huge Electronics Aqua-Puss MkII Analog Delay pedal offers bold analog Read more [...]