Effects Pedals

Best Compressor Settings for Vocals, Guitars, Drums and More

Need help understanding various compressor types and the best ways to use them? You've come to the right place.



What’s the Difference Between Overdrive and Distortion Effects Pedals?

Learn about the key differences between overdrive pedals and distortion pedals.



Where is the Best Place to Put a Compressor in a Guitar Effects Chain?

Not sure where to put your compressor on your pedal board?



What is a Chorus Effect?

Not sure what a chorus effect is? You've come to the right place.



Do I need 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.



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