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Top 13 Best Guitar Compressor Pedals of 2020

A guitar compressor pedal may seem like an expendable effect as they don’t typically alter your sound as dramatically as, say, a fuzz pedal or guitar synthesizer. But experienced professional guitarists understand the critical difference a quality ‘comp’ can make to their overall guitar sound. Our “Top 13 Best Guitar Compressor Pedals of 2020 –…

El Músico Loco Wee Beaver Fuzz Review – Best Mini Fuzz Pedal?

El Músico Loco Wee Beaver Fuzz Review – Best Mini Fuzz Pedal?

“Good things come in small packages.” How about awesome sounds come from small pedals? At least that’s what we hope for when plugging into pretty much any new guitar pedal for the first time. And as pedals get smaller and smaller, is it possible that the sound can get bigger and bigger? That seems to…

EarthQuaker Devices Palisades Review – Best “Tube Screamer” Overdrive Pedal?
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EarthQuaker Devices Palisades Review – Best “Tube Screamer” Overdrive Pedal?

EarthQuaker Devices may have said they’d never make a “Tube Screamer”, and well, they didn’t. EQD’s Palisades, while clearly influenced by the legendary TS-808, is much more than a mere “Tube Screamer” clone. It just so happens to be one of the most feature-packed and versatile overdrive guitar pedals ever made. Forgoing the typical 3-knob…

Boss/JHS Pedals JB-2 Angry Driver Review
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Boss/JHS Pedals JB-2 Angry Driver Review

2 Builders, 1 Pedal, and Why It’s Okay to Be Angry Boss needs no introduction as the Japanese brand has become synonymous with guitar effects pedals in the four decades since releasing their very first pedal: the Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble. JHS Pedals, however, is a much younger brand, growing from humble beginnings as a…

J.Rockett Audio Designs Archer Review – Best “Klon Centaur/KTR” Pedal?
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J.Rockett Audio Designs Archer Review – Best “Klon Centaur/KTR” Pedal?

The J.Rockett Audio Designs Archer has been drawing a lot of attention lately from tone-obsessed guitarists. You might assume that’s only because the Archer is obviously another Klon Centaur inspired pedal. But the story of the Archer is a bit more interesting than that of any mere “Klone”. When Bill Finnegan at Klon decided to…

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…

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…