John Mayer is using three pedalboards on his current tour, featuring a top-spec multi-FX and a newly launched reverb

John Mayer
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Not only does John Mayer use some of the finest electric guitars and guitar amps that money can buy, he’s also something of an effects pedal connoisseur, having previously been spotted using a range of well-stocked pedalboards.

It also seems to be the case that, like many of us who suffer from some form of G.A.S., Mayer is never content with his ‘board, instead embarking on a seemingly endless quest to explore new tones through fresh stompbox choices.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.