Guitar Pedal Essentials

Guitareo  /  Videos UPDATED Aug 26, 2021

There’s a good chance your curiosity towards guitar modulation and effects has increased since the day you entered the guitar world. There are endless possibilities when it comes to guitar gear, but don’t let it scare you away. Instead, you should be excited about experimenting with your guitar tone to create beautiful music.

But you may not know where to start or have any idea of what you want in your setup. The internet is flooded with videos and resources for this common issue. But let’s keep it simple with just these two videos to guide you.

Start with the essentials. This is your quick rundown of popular pedals that you’ll see in most guitar rigs. You’ll learn what each pedal does, what setting you’ll use them in, and a quick demo so you can hear each effect. Think of this video as Guitar Pedals 101. You’ll have a better understanding of what you want for your board and explore new sounds.

There’s a lot of different factors that not everyone thinks about when it comes to setting up their guitar gear. For instance, what order your pedals should be in to maximize the best tone and how to eliminate a noisy signal. Here’s your guide to avoiding common mistakes and general rig setups.

Guitars shouldn’t feel scary or intimidating and these two videos are here to ease your pain and guide you in the right direction. Adding new effects and sounds to your playing just makes it more fun. You’re always going to be chasing that “perfect tone,” and setting up your own guitar rig is the best way to dial in your own tone and give your guitar playing a unique voice. The only scary part now is how addicting guitar pedals are!

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