Compressor pedals can pack a punch for any guitarist as these pedals can add life to any signal chain. A compressor essentially aims to add balance to a guitar tone by subtracting over-prominent tonal characteristics and adding lesser-prominent characteristics. The resulting tone can be more well-rounded, with more sustain and a lesser degree of attack. These handy pedals … [Read more...] about Best Compressor Pedal for Metal
If you're interested in using a looper pedal but not sure where to start, this post will show you some easy ways to use a looper pedal. Looper pedals are a potent tool for guitarists and other musicians to plan out complex arrangements, practice soloing over a chord progression, or create a one-person-band performance. Looping is a unique workshop method with infinite … [Read more...] about How to Use a Looper Pedal
Do you want to make your guitar lines sound more like a human voice? A great tool to help with this is the wah-wah pedal (wah pedal.) If you're wondering what a wah pedal is and how it works, read on. The wah is one of the most iconic guitar pedals that a guitarist can add to their signal chain. Since the advent of the wah pedal, it has found a home in the hearts of … [Read more...] about What Does a Wah Pedal Do, and How Does it Work?
Have you ever wondered what those little shiny boxes are that guitar players (not limited to just shoegazers) can spend most of the night stomping on and off? Those boxes are guitar pedals. Your next question might be "how does a guitar pedal work?" What Is a Guitar Pedal? Guitars can make some cool sounds. Very often, when you hear a guitar make a sound … [Read more...] about How Does a Guitar Pedal Work
Know by various names, guitar loop pedals or loopers are those pedals that let you record parts of a song and then play it back. If you ever wondered what a loop pedal is (also known as loopers) and how they work, this post will help get you up to speed. Loop pedals are essential for almost all guitarists, whether soloing or playing with a band, and they're also a powerful … [Read more...] about What Is a Loop Pedal and How Does a Looper Work?