Ask any guitarist to describe Eric Johnson in one word, and you'll likely get one response: “Tone." Johnson took the music world by storm with the release of his 1986 album Tones and the subsequent Ah Via Musicom from 1990. Since that time, he's released a successful DVD, appeared on several G3 and Experience Hendrix tours -- and he's even won a Grammy.
Godlyke, the company that invented the classic “808” overdrive, has re-invented the clean booster. The company has Introduced the Maxon DB10 Dual Booster, which features two completely independent Boost circuits in a single housing.
There's nothing more exciting for guitarists than finding a good distortion pedal, especially one that sounds crushing and is affordable. Distortion is one of those mandatory pedals you’ll need as a glorious boost for rhythms, solos and — most importantly — to summon the gods of feedback.
DigiTech's new iStomp works like a traditional stompbox with one huge exception: It can be completely reconfigured by loading it with any of the 32 (and growing) e-pedals available in the Stomp Shop app.