How to Choose the Right Distortion Pedal

Written by News Channel 4. Posted in Instruments for sale, Tortuga effects, Walrus audio

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Walking into your local guitar shops to buy your first guitar distortion pedal can be a little overwhelming. There are so many different brands to choose from, and so many different varieties of distortion available. In fact, there are 17 different kinds of T Rex guitar pedals for distortion alone! Although, you didn’t expect the buying process to be quite so complicated, it doesn’t have to be such a pain in the neck. All you really need to understand is how guitar distortion works, and how each pedal distorts a guitar to deliver the sound you like.

You see, by compressing the sound waves’ peaks and adding overtones, guitar distortion pedals create the crunchy, powerful, warm, dirty, or