So you’ve bought a Fender Stratocaster, or another strat-style guitar with three single-coil pickups and a non-locking tremolo system, but you can’t get it to sound the way you want it to. Don’t panic — here are some tips on how to make a strat sound good.
Stacking drive pedals is an art unto itself. In this post I’ll demonstrate a couple of pedals that I use, and give you some ideas about what kind of sounds you can get with them in various combinations.
In a post I wrote last year called «Why I Love The Fuzz Face», I gave some examples of what the Fuzz Face can sound like into clean and crunchy amps. In this post I’m going to demonstrate how to get an unusual clean tone with the help of that very same Fuzz Face. Hang on — a […]
…the low end often turns into a compressed, flatulent mess The Fuzz Face has existed for a lot of years and in a lot of different versions. Until recently the pedal was a very pedalboard-unfriendly, large, circular monstrosity. It didn’t have a 9V power supply input, and quite a few versions didn’t have true-bypass. Now, […]