This comprehensive 132-page celebration of the world of guitar effects pedals will tell you all you need to know to get the most out of your setup. We examine the evolution of effects from the early days of rock ’n’ roll to the present day; explain all the major pedal types, and offer buying advice for all budgets; step on stage with star players for a detailed look at some real-life pro pedalboards; find out the secrets behind the pedal choices of iconic guitarists from Stevie Ray Vaughan to The Edge; and provide the definitive guide to the 101 best stompboxes of all time.
We get hands-on, too, with in-depth how-to guides to powering your pedals and designing your own pedalboard, and single out the 50 best effected sounds on record for some inspirational listening. Finally, we check out the craziest pedals of all time, seeking out the world’s most out-there stompboxes for some sonic adventure.
The Guitarist Guide To Effects Pedals is an essential read for any guitarist in love with effects and tone, and with all this info, we’re confident it will get you closer to the sound you’re hearing in your head.