Xotic Effects Wah XW-1 Review – Best Clyde McCoy Wah Pedal?

Xotic Effects Wah XW-1 Review – Best Clyde McCoy Wah Pedal? By Gabriel Tanaka The original Italian-made Clyde McCoy wah pedals from the 1967-1969 era are considered Holy Grails in terms of classic wah tone. Any guitarist lucky enough to have one of those iconic pedals in original working condition will surely agree. But for…

Gabriel’s Best Guitar Effects Review Gear

Many people have asked about what guitar gear I use, so here’s a page showcasing my primary gear for reviewing guitar pedals for Best Guitar Effects. Let’s jump right in. here’s the gear… Guitar Amplifiers: I generally keep it light with only a few choice amps (and guitars), and I’m a big fan of Rivera Amplification particularly for their stellar…

Adventure Audio Whateverb Review – Best Compact Multi-Reverb Pedal?

Adventure Audio Whateverb Review – Best Compact Multi-Reverb Pedal? By Jake Behr Before the dual realities that I have virtually no hands-on electronics experience and extremely shaky hands had set in, it was a personal and far off dream of mine to build effects tailored to my exact guitar needs in the hopes that someday…

Atomic AmpliFire Review – Best Amp Sim/Multi-Effects Pedal?

Atomic AmpliFire Review – Best Amp Sim/Multi-Effects Pedal? By Jake Behr At some point in our musical journey, we have to make a critical financial sacrifice to reach that elusive next plateau of tone that no simple effects pedal can help us reach. I’m talking, of course, about that special time when we have to…

DigiTech Obscura Altered Delay Review – Best Stereo Delay Pedal Under $150?

DigiTech Obscura Altered Delay Review – Best Stereo Delay Pedal Under $150? By Jake Behr DigiTech: we all know the name. It sounds like the kind of company you expect to be a front for a Captain Planet villain’s fishy operations, but to guitarists it is the name of a benevolent industry crux. Boasting the…