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What is a Guitar Pedal?

Perhaps the best way to answer the question “what are guitar pedals” would be to look at playing music like making a meal. When we

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Guitar Pedal Questions

Using Guitar Pedals With Synths

Synthesizers are really amazing instruments. Just about anything is possible with them. Years ago you would pay a high price for a synth like the OB-8. Today synths come in all sizes and features and most of them are very affordable. So what can you do to improve the sound and versatility of an instrument that is as versatile as a synthesizer? How about adding guitar effects pedals into the mix?

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Guitar Pedal Questions

Using Guitar Pedals For Vocals – Live!

It’s getting harder and harder to be creative in the music world today. Let’s face it….Rock and Pop music are well over 50 years old and they have been through generations of changes. But all is not lost and there’s still some room to experiment and to let your creativity and imagination run wild. One such area of exploration is the human voice.

A while back we posted a blog that covered the topic of using guitar pedals to record vocals. It was so well received that we thought we’d revisit it – only this time, we’re going to take a look at how you can use guitar pedals for vocals in a live situation. 

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Guitar Pedal Info

How to Stack Overdrive Pedals

Whether you’re playing rock, blues, or metal, stacking overdrive pedals is an easy way to amp up your dirty tones. Stacking pedals creates a dynamic,

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Guitar Pedal Info

Guitar Pedals For Beginners

So, you’ve been playing the electric guitar for a while now and you have decided that you’d like to purchase some guitar pedals.

But you’re new to guitar pedals and you have no experience using them. You’re not sure what guitar pedals to start with or how to connect them together. Adding a few guitar pedals to your signal chain can be both a fun and creative experience. So let’s take a look at some of the best guitar pedals for beginners.

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Guitar Pedal Info

Using Guitar Pedals For Vocals

Have you ever given any thought to using guitar pedals for vocals? Although guitar pedals were not designed or intended for vocals, times have changed

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Guitar Pedal Questions

How To Use Guitar Pedals

There are so many guitar pedals on the market these days. They come in all shapes and sizes. Some focus on doing one thing while

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Guitar Pedal Info

Can You Use Guitar Pedals for Keyboards?

Yes, Yes, and Yes! Although guitar pedals were not intended to be used with keyboards, incorporating a guitar pedal into the signal chain of your keyboard can open up a wide range of sonic and tonal possibilities.

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Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top!

Well, we have a new member in the Analog Alien Galaxy – ZZ Top guitarist, Mr. Billy F. Gibbons! Billy heard about our pedals and

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EPI (Effects Pedal Interface)

Introducing the Analog Alien EPI (Effects Pedal Interface) These days, many artists/musicians have a desire to use guitar pedals in ways that they were not

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Alien Twister

  ANALOG ALIEN TWISTER The Alien Twister  has touched down, and according to preliminary reports it has all the makings of an F-5 Tornato! The

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