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Can I Use My Amp For Distortion?

Sometimes after a long day of jamming you look at your gear and think, “Wait a minute, why do I even need a pedal?  I can get distortion directly through my amp.”  Yes, you can get a great overdrive tone from a guitar amp, but that’s no reason to dismiss your pedalboard. Using Distortion Pedals: […]

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Top 13 Tips on How to Use Your Distortion Pedal

The first time you plug in a new distortion pedal into your setup and start playing is a great experience.  Despite how hard you’re now rocking, don’t get too comfortable – there’s so much more you can accomplish!  You need to know how to get the most out of your distortion pedal. Getting great tone […]

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The Difference Between Overdrive and Distortion Pedals

Being able to know the difference between an overdrive vs distortion pedal is a big deal in the electric guitar world. If you are simply starting to learn to play electric guitar, you may find that the sound produced by an overdrive pedal vaguely familiar to the sound produced by the distortion pedal. As an […]

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Distortion Pedal Guide

Are you dreaming of becoming the next Jimi Hendrix? If your answer is yes, then learning how to use your guitar pedals should be part of your path to fame. You might have already Googled the different types of guitar pedals and you may even already have tried a few. One of the most basic […]

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How to Dial In Tone With Distortion Pedal Settings

During the 80s and the 90s, people’s love for electric guitars were slowly building up and those who play electric guitars have greatly experimented with how they produce their sound.  A guitar player’s love for distortion pedals was limitless. Whatever your musical genre was, a distortion pedal was used to achieve a much “distorted” sound […]

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Basic Types of Guitar Pedals

What are effect pedals and what do they really do? There are times where you are watching your favorite band live and you see the lead guitarist stepping on some boxes at his feet as if some insect was walking past the stage. You may have already heard of effect pedals but what do they […]

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Distortion Pedal Comparison

There is actually a lot to consider when buying and choosing your distortion pedal. For beginners, it can be a bit overwhelming especially if you do not know what you are looking for, more so if you do not know the purpose of a distortion pedal. Is a distortion pedal the same as an overdrive […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Distortion and Effects Pedals

Ever dreamed of becoming the next lead guitarist of a soon to be famous band? Then you would have already some kind of background with distortion and overdrive. Distortion and overdrive are types of audio signal processing that are specifically used to change the sound amplified by electric musical instruments. These are the reasons why […]