The Ins and Outs of Compression

Compression Graph

Compression is extremely important in music and guitar playing today. It can be quite daunting to begin to understand how compression works and what is actually happening to your sound when using a compressor. But don’t fret, by the end of this, you will know exactly what is going on when a compressor is engaged!

8 Instagram Accounts to Follow if you Love Guitar Gear

 

Gideon Guitar Gear Instagram Influencer

Instagram, especially within the last few years, has become an incredible source of information for the gear community. But with so many people dedicating their accounts to guitar gear, it can be a daunting task to figure who to keep up with. Here's who we recommend checking out!

March 02, 2019 by Chris Dunkley

What Stuck From NAMM?

Suhr PT-15 Guitar Amplifer

As the excitement of  NAMM settles and many of the recently announced products hit the marketplace, it is easy to forget about so much of the gear that gets unveiled during NAMM. Here’s some of the gear that we’re still excited about!

March 02, 2019 by Chris Dunkley

Delay Pedals

Delay Pedal Pedalboard Image

One great way to liven up your guitar playing is with a delay pedal. Whether it be a short slap delay, a rhythmic dotted-eight delay, or a long and subtle delay sound to fill out solos, a delay pedal can be magical. With all of the delay pedals out there on the market, it can seem daunting to begin the process of buying one. Here are three of our favorites that might give you a good idea of where to begin!

February 15, 2019 by Sean Newell

What is a pedalboard setup and why do I need one?

For some, the answer to that question is “You are right, you don’t need us to do it!” But in many situations, there is a whole world of tonal possibilities that is entirely cut off due to a poor setup and subpar components. Today we are going to walk you through the three main reasons why getting your board setup may be the right decision for you.

February 01, 2019 by Chris Dunkley

Reverb Pedals

One of the most important parts of any worship guitar player’s tone is their reverb. A reverb pedal typically emulates one of three types reverb: spring, room/hall, or plate, but will often times have all three functions on a single unit. We have picked our favorite reverb pedals at varying price points to serve as a guide to worship guitar players from amateur to professional.

November 14, 2018 by Chris Dunkley

Tuner Pedals

One of the most important parts of any pedalboard is the tuner pedal. Whether
you’re playing to 50 people or 50,000 people, the easiest way to lose the listeners
attention is to play an out of tune guitar.

November 14, 2018 by Chris Dunkley