What is the Four Cable Method?
The four-cable method refers to the use of four cables in your guitar rig when using pedals both in front of your amp as well as in the effects loop...Read more
What Are Clipping Diodes?
In this guest blog, Alex Millar of Zander Circuitry explains what clipping diodes are, where they are found and why they are used in guitar pedals...Read more
What is Pedal Stacking?
Running a pedal in front of an amp is designed to push its tubes into breakup for some sweet, sweet crunch or distortion.Read more
What is a True Bypass Pedal?
You'll see it written in a lot of our product descriptions - 'true bypass'. But what does it mean?
What Is a Boutique Guitar Pedal Anyway?
You've heard the term "boutique" but can't work out what on earth it means...surely a guitar pedal is a guitar pedal, right?Read more
Guitar Pedal Terms Explained: A-Z
Ever wondered what NOS means? Or what the four-cable method is? Our guide to guitar pedal terms answers all your questions...Read more
Let's Talk Hot Coals and Rangemasters
Since I started stocking the Tate FX Hot Coals, it's been difficult to unplug it from my setup...Read more
Guitar Pedal Buying Guide: What Do I Need?
All you need to know for putting a pedalboard together, genre by genre...Read more
Guitar Cable: Your Tonal Foundation?
In this guest blog, Chris Buckley, founder of Practical Patch, takes a look at the benefits of owning a good guitar cable...Read more
Valves in Guitar Pedals
In this guest post, Duncan MacKinnon of Stompnorth Pedals explains how valves work and why they still rule the roost in guitar pedals...Read more
Guitar playing at home: How to get the best sound
How are you supposed to scratch that guitar itch when the other half despises the volume on your amp set to anything more than 0.5 and you're just not feeling it?Read more