The Ultimate Guide To Pedals – Build Your 'Board From Scratch: inside the new issue of Total Guitar

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This month, we’ve made it our mission to help you choose the right pedals for you, guiding you through the best examples currently on sale and giving you expert advice to help you add to your pedalboard. We’re also taking a look at the 50 greatest effects songs of all time as voted for by the readers of We’ll run you through the gear used by the stars and give you tips on how to dial in some classic sounds.

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Total Guitar is one of Europe's biggest guitar magazines. With lessons to suit players of all levels, TG's world-class tuition is friendly, accessible and jargon-free, whether you want to brush up on your technique or improve your music theory knowledge. We also talk to the biggest names in the world of guitar – from interviews with all-time greats like Brian May and Eddie Van Halen to our behind the scenes Rig Tour features, we get you up close with the guitarists that matter to you.