Reverb and delay add space and ambience but they can do much more. Here we look at approaches for more extreme sounds – and some applications for better tone in a mix
If you have set and forget your chorus and flanger and would sooner step on a rattler than the wah pedal, this might make you reconsider modulation
Also in issue 363! Interviews: Machine Head, Amon Amarth, Lamb Of God, Arch Enemy, Slipknot and more! Reviews: Epiphone, Gretsch, Cordoba, Walrus Audio. Learn songs by Black Sabbath, John Mayer, Larkin Poe and Breakestra. PLUS! Win an Epiphone Slash Les Paul Standard in stunning Appetite Burst finish!
Also in issue 362! Interviews: Derek Trucks, Dave Mustaine & Kiko Loureiro, Guthrie Govan, The Big Moon and more! Reviews: Guild Surfliner electric guitar, Universal Audio UAFX amp pedals, Matt Bellamy's latest Manson Meta MBM-2, Soundlad Liverpool Scran drive pedal. Learn songs by Foo Fighters, Blue Öyster Cult, Pharrell Williams and KT Tunstall!
As chosen by you, here are the albums that defined guitar music in the swinging ‘60s, featuring the Beatles, Cream and some guy named Hendrix... He could play
Also in issue 361! Interviews: Vance Joy, Tash Sultana, Billy Strings, Tim Henson, Steven Wilson, Geordie Greep and more! Reviews: Sheeran By Lowden Equals Edition acoustic, Blackstar St. James EL34 Combo and 6L6 Head, PRS SE Standard 24-08 electric, Fender Dual Marine Layer Reverb pedal. Learn songs by Jeff Buckley, Passenger, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Lamb Of God!
Sharpen up your picking and soloing skills with these string skipping exercises in the style of Nuno Bettencourt, John Petrucci, Frank Gambale and more
Also in issue 360! Interviews: Jimmy Page, Matt Tuck, Samantha Fish, Mark Tremonti, Joe Satriani, Jake Kiszka and more! Reviews: Epiphone Jerry Cantrell signature Les Paul Custom Wino & Prophecy, Boss RE-2 Space Echo, Positive Grid Spark Mini amp, TC Electronic SCF Gold stereo chorus/flanger pedal. Learn songs by Thin Lizzy, Foals and Post Malone!
Our pedalboard primer demystifies delay and will help you take your first steps toward transforming your guitar tone and songwriting with atmosphere, rhythm and space
Welcome to our bluegrass primer, with rhythm and lead ideas inspired by contemporary maestro Billy Strings to get you started
Also in issue 359! Interviews: Kirk Hammett, Matt Bellamy, Tosin Abasi, Mårten Hagström, Grace Cummings, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Jon Gomm, Derek Trucks and more! Gear Reviews: Fender Paramount, Yamaha Revstar, Line 6 DL-4, Walrus Audio Slötvå. Learn songs by U2, Cream, Architects and Bon Jovi!
Also in issue 358! Interviews: Bloc Party, Def Leppard, Molly Tuttle, Fantastic Negrito, Feeder & more! Gear Reviews: Fender, Headrush, Jet Guitars, Maestro & Line 6. Learn songs by The Police, Greta Van Fleet, The Darkness & The Black Keys!
Also in issue 357! Interviews: Ghost, Khruangbin, Halestorm, Kurt Vile, Warpaint & more! Gear Reviews: Cort, Maestro, Orange, Boss, Pigtronix. Learn songs by John Mayer, AC/DC, Jake Bugg & more!
Also in issue 356! Interviews: Korn, Turnstile, The Lazy Eyes, Joe Satriani, Joanna Shaw Taylor, Jason Pierce and more! Gear Reviews: IK Multimedia, D’Angelico, Boss, Trinity By Relish, EHX. Learn songs by Deep Purple, Nova Twins, The Lumineers and Supertramp.
Also in issue 355! Interviews: alt-J, Yard Act, Zakk Wylde, Cory Wong, Black Country New Road, Robben Ford and more! Gear Reviews: PRS, Epiphone, Fender and Funny Little Boxes. Learn songs by Santana, Taylor Swift, Bill Withers and Jack White.
How to play in the style of Angus Young, Tony Iommi, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Derek Trucks and many more