Effects Pedals

What’s Better: Dedicated Guitar Pedals or Multi-Effects Pedals?

Where should you put your money? Into specialized, single-effect pedals? Or go for a versatile guitar multi-processor with a huge range of effects, editing and patch-saving capabilities?



Fuzz Pedal Design with Jamie Stillman of EarthQuaker Devices

This restless innovator and his crew of obsessives hand-build astounding guitar effects pedals out of their headquarters in Akron, Ohio.



Rethinking the Guitar Amp with Seymour Duncan

The brains behind Seymour Duncan's innovative Palladium pedals and PowerStage guitar heads details what it takes to break old amplification habits.



Video: Walrus Audio Fathom Reverb Pedal at Winter NAMM 2018

We stopped by the Walrus Audio booth at NAMM 2018 to go deep on Fathom, their new multi-function reverb pedal.



Earthquaker Devices Unveils Westwood Translucent Drive Manipulator

The boutique guitar pedal builder introduces a versatile new overdrive pedal.



Boutique Guitar Pedal Fan? Find That Next Stomp Fast!

New tool helps you zero in on the right guitar effects as you quest for a signature tone.



Guitar and Bass Effects Buying Guide

Take a deep dive into the specs and features that matter when you shop for stomp boxes or multi-effects processors



Tech Tip: Compression Settings for Recording Bass Guitar

Need some help getting your bass to come through your mixes? Meet your new best friend, the compressor.



Guitarist’s Buying Guide to iOS Gear

How to find the right iOS-compatible audio equipment for your iPhone or iPad to help make you a better playing and sounding guitarist



Get the Best Out of Your Guitar Effects: Optimum Pedal Order

Setting up your daisy chain in the right order can have a huge impact on guitar FX performance.



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