Gear History

The History of the Humbucker

Becoming one of the most popular instruments over the decade, it's no wonder that the electric guitar is a pretty com...

The Story of Mike Matthews and Electro-Harmonix

The history of the electric guitar is actually way more interesting than one might think. After all, it involves more...

The Story of the Digitech Whammy

There aren't many pieces of gear that passed into legend for revolutionizing rock music, and there are even less that...

The Origin of Delay

Whether it's clean or distorted tone, you can't just leave it "dry" all the time. There has to be at least some kind ...

The Story of the BOSS DS-1

Rock 'n' roll came a long way since its inception back in the 1950s. Starting as a genre that was pretty much based o...

The Story of the Marshall Blues Breaker Guitar Pedal

Historic and legendary are two words to describe the reputation of this amazing pedal which is often noted for having...

The Story of the Dunlop Cry Baby

Wacka-wacka. Some think Fozzie Bear from the Muppets. The rest of us think of Dunlop's Cry Baby. Built in 1966 and co...

The Story of the Big Muff Pi Fuzz Pedal

The place was New York City. The year was 1969. Going Back in Time Mike Matthews, the founder, and president of Elect...

The Story of the KLON Centaur Pedal

Magic. Enchantment. These are all attributes of this mystical pedal which emerged between 1990 and 1994. It was one o...
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