It's surprising to see just how many guitarists actually use the phaser effect. It is a very popular pedal, though it's sound is often pigeonholed into one genre or the other. But that's the thing; it's been employed across so many genres, but the fans of each don't tend to here it elsewhere. It's 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 [...]
Jonny Buckland has one of the hottest guitar tones and sounds today. His sound is perhaps even one of the most heard today, with so many Coldplay hits under under his belt. Their unique sound spawned a subgenre of its own, with many coldplay clones coming out of the woodwork after they broke out. Read more [...]
How does one choose the best delay pedal?
Everyone has their individual needs for sound, ease of use, or even just familiarity. Still, the deciding factor, for us anyways, is definitely the number of times we see it on an artist's pedalboard.
For this list, we tried to stick to strickly delay-type Read more [...]
One of the most distinct sound of this decade (00's) come from Coldplay. Although Chris Martin may be the brains behind the song, the sound is really created live onstage by Coldplay guitarist Jonny Buckland.
One of the most distinct sounds comes from his use of the Electronic Bow (E-Bow), which can Read more [...]