Why Do Guitar Pedals Go Right to Left?

Guitar pedals are quite simple. At least most of them.

However, I’d argue they have something that still confuses me to this day.

Something I fail to get right every time I get to mess with them.

And this probably …

Helix vs Real Amp: What’s Best? [Pros and Cons]

Crafting the perfect tone is a never-ending quest for most guitarists.

Especially for those that really care about it.

In the context of this quest, there are many discussions among players.

On one side there are the purists that only …

Kemper vs Real Amp: What’s Best? [Pros and Cons]

Crafting the perfect tone is a never-ending quest for most guitarists.

Especially for those that really care about it.

In the context of this quest, there are many discussions among players.

On one side there are the purists that only …

What Does “Tap Tempo” Mean in Guitar Effects?

As we’ve mentioned before on this site, effects pedals have come a long way from their brethren from the 1970s and 1980s, bringing wonderful new options, including the tap tempo! 

This wonderful function allows players to dial in Edge-Esque delays …

What Are “Always-On” Guitar Pedals?

A player’s “sound” is quite the topic of discussion. 

Some people can get, what they consider to be, a great sound with the simplest of signal chains (a guitar, a cord, and an amp). 

However, some people need that little …

How to Use a Looper Pedal Without an FX Loop?

A looper pedal can be a great addition to your rig for multiple reasons.

For some players, it’s the key to trying out new ideas while staying in a flow, without having to stop and record them.

For others, it’s …

Looper Pedal: In Front of Amp or Into FX Loop?

Looper pedals are amazing tools for letting your creativity flow.

Many players also use them as practice tools at home.

The thing is, whatever use you give them, it’s important to make sure you are getting the most out of …