Guitar Pedals Sound Effects know how.

Posted by on 16th January 2012 in 1 GUITAR SOUND EFFECTS Review

Guitar Sound Effects history

Back to 30’s… , guitar amps designers had a great idea to reproduce guitar sound as accurate as possible. Meanwhile guitar players had a different idea which was to have a distinguished sound rather than just a plain electric guitar’s.

Why a serious guitar player should use Guitar Sound Effects?

The main reason for using Guitar Sound Effects effects is to create your own guitar sound identity . A finely selected series of Guitar Sound Effects is like a palette full of colours of which you can draw your own colourful sound i.e. to make your guitar sound bigger, larger, more powerful or smoother. Now you can grab your previously beyond imagination sound even the cosmic or astral one. Thanks to the 60’s Tremolo and 80’s Chorus Guitar Sound Effects inventor. They are must have collection to most guitar players as they are the basic colours to create unlimited sound colour dimensions of your own.

Take your time, there are long pauses in between the following TR2 demos :
NOTE: You want to start adjusting your individual pedal by putting the control knobs at 12 o’clock. Which is exactly the factory preset volume and gain.

Boss TR2 Tremolo Demo

Listen carefully to what kind of sound atmosphere it can produce for you:
Boss CE5 Chorus Ensemble Demo

NOTE: You want to start adjusting your individual pedal by putting the control knobs at 12 o’clock. Which is the factory preset volume and gain.



So it is a must to use Guitar Sound Effects to take you out of your hole and express yourself on stage. No matter how much bucks you spent on your guitar when your connect it directly to a sound mixer or hi fi equipments without using guitar amp or Guitar Sound Effects you will get shocked to find out how awful the original sound of an electric guitar can be.

We are going to review and listen to various Guitar Sound Effects used by electric guitar players from 50’s until now. Some of them like OverDrive and Distortion are so common to use so you have no idea how pop music looks like without their presence. While Ring Modulator and Talkbox are definitely masterpieces of electronicians who have too much leisure time :-).

Listen carefully to what kind of sound atmosphere it can produce for you:
Boss OD3 OverDrive Demo

NOTE: You want to start adjusting your individual pedal by putting the control knobs at 12 o’clock. Which is exactly the factory preset volume and gain.

Listen carefully to what kind of sound atmosphere it can produce for you:
Boss OS2 OverDrive Distortion Demo

Listen carefully to what kind of sound atmosphere it can produce for you:
Boss SD1 SUPER OverDrive Demo

NOTE: You want to start adjusting your individual pedal by putting the control knobs at 12 o’clock. Which is exactly the factory preset volume and gain.


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