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Kingbee

I'm a big fan of the low gain distortion effects. I think they are more versatile and if higher gain is needed, then they can be simply stacked. Well, maybe not the best solution for death metal, but in rock or blues I think such...

Paleo Fuzz

The family of distortion devices is very large, but the hardest nut to crack is to find a good fuzz. Of course there are gazillions of fuzzes out there, but only a bunch of them sound really good. Often they are too shrill sounding with...

Epic Booster

So far there has not been much talk about the booster effects on this page. This is a very basic effect type. What do they do, what are their uses? Basically they are simple amplifiers: they simply amplify the signal they get on their input....

Flying at 300 BPM

For a long time I didn't know why one of the tremolos in Earthquaker Devices lineup is called Hummingbird. When I started this blog entry I was looking for an appropriate title and then I suddenly realized, that the reason might be that the effect...

Little Prick

Yet antoher iconic piece from the imaginary Top 100 Guitar Pedals list: the Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi. Most guitarists try this too during their life. The characteristics are the high gain with solid, compressed, sometimes violin-like sound. Very popular among stoner and grunge musicians, but...

250+

The DOD 250 Overdrive Preamp would most probably have a nice place in the Top 10 Historical Pedals list. It is one of the oldest and most basic designs that has been copied, modified and improved to other effects over the years. Almost all guitar...