Guitar Pedal
Buyer's Guides

The world of guitar pedals can be a confusing one to say the least. We’re here to help guide you through our vast array of stompboxes - by brand and effect type.


Whether you’re a seasoned pro or complete beginner, you can be sure to find exactly what you’re looking for and learn something new along the way.


Beginner's Guide to Guitar Effects

We all have to start somewhere! If you're new to guitar pedals or building pedalboards, this should be your first stop. We explain what guitar pedals do, how to assemble your effects setup and all the wonderful sounds you can create.

Overdrive & Dynamic Pedal Guides

If you're looking for the best overdrive pedal to make your sound flourish, or perhaps a noise gate that can tame any unwanted hiss - you'll learn everything you need to know about these stompboxes and more with our dedicated guides:

Ambient & Modulation Pedal Guides

Fancy spicing up your tones with some angelic chorus or shimmering delay, but just don't know which pedal will suit you the best? The following guides will answer all of your burning ambient and modulation pedal questions:

Pitch & Filter Pedal Guides

Unusual effects can unlock many more creative avenues, and filter/pitch shifter pedals really let you experiment with the sound of your guitar via signal processing. If you're unfamiliar with these stompboxes, our guides cover all of the bases:

Utility Pedal Guides

Utility pedals may not sound exciting or inspiring, but they can be essential in making your rig more manageable. Some of them can be hard to understand, which is why our extensive guides offer all the insights you'd ever need:

Pedal Brand Guides

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