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Creative Looping Guitar Lesson With Alex Hutchings

Alex Hutchings hooked up with Guitarist Magazine, showing how he uses a Boss Loop Station Pedal to get super-creative Guitar virtuoso Alex Hutchings has been a long-time advocate of Boss Loop Station Pedals even helping to develop some of the newest looping pedals from Boss. This makes him a bit…

The truth about true bypass and buffered guitar pedals

Exploring the pros and cons of True Bypass and Buffered guitar pedals By Paul White (editor-in-chief of Sound On Sound magazine)  Guitar players are a funny lot — I should know as I’m one of them. While multi-effects floor units allow the player to create, save and recall a multitude…

The Roland RE-201 Space Echo Story

Back in the mid-seventies, the RE-201 Space Echo unleashed a sound that came straight from outer space. This is its story… By Jim Bybee Over the years, Roland has created a significant number of products that have gone on to become legendary. One of the earliest examples is the Roland…

How To Chain Your Guitar Effects Pedals

Advice on how to line up your effects pedals with the goal of helping you get your rig sounding just right By Roland US So you decided to play electric guitar. Once you get a guitar and an amp, the next step is to explore effects. Effects pedals can be…

Guitarists: sound like The Edge

Here is how to achieve the guitar tone similar to the popular U2 track Get on your boots. Hear our version of the tone here Gear required: 1 x ME-70, 1 x Electric Guitar, 1 x jack lead, Head phones/Monitoring system + connecting cables. First of all we need to make sure the…