Sept. 12, 2021

042 - How To Get Started With Effects Pedals

The topic of effects pedals can be very overwhelming for beginner guitarists. How do they work, which effects do you need and what is up with the weird names such as Flanger?

In this week's episode, I will answer all the common questions, including how they work, why you would need them, and which effects you should start with.


Gain Based Effects

Overdrive

Ibanez Tube Screamer 

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Fender Santa Ana  

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Distortion

Pro Co Rat  

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Boss DS-1 

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Fuzz

Electro-Harmonix Big Muff 

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Dunlop Fuzz Face 

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Modulation Effects

Phasers

MXR Phase 90 

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Electro-Harmonix Small Stone 

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Flangers

Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Electric Mistress 

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

MXR Micro Flanger 

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Chorus

Electro harmonic small clone

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Boss CE-2W Chorus 

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Time-Based

Reverb

Strymon BigSky Reverb 

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

TC Electronic Hall Of Fame 2

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Delay

Boss DD-500 

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

TC Electronic Flashback 2 

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Multi-effects Pedals

Zoom G1

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

Zoom G3XN

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

HeadRush MX5

https://www.andertons.co.uk

https://www.sweetwater.com

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