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Brian May's Guitar Gear: A Night At The Opera | Boost Guitar Pedals

Brian May's Guitar Gear: A Night At The Opera

September 10, 2021 4 min read

Queen's second album, Queen II, was released in 1974. On it, you can hear Brian May's unique guitar tone as it begins to develop into the huge stadium rock of the British band's subsequent albums...
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Slash's Guitar Gear on Appetite For Destruction | Boost Guitar Pedals

Slash's Guitar Gear on Appetite For Destruction

September 02, 2021 5 min read

Slash's almost mythical tone achieved on Guns 'n' Roses' 1987 debut, Appetite For Destruction, was a result of good fortune along with a very big dose of talent...
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Jack White's Guitar Gear, White Stripes, Elephant | Boost Guitar Pedals

Jack White's Guitar Gear: Elephant

September 02, 2021 3 min read

Since the earliest days of the White Stripes, Jack White's guitar gear has centred around old, mail-order department store guitars amps, and very few - but tonally very effective - pedals...
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What is a True bypass pedal? | Boost Guitar Pedals

What is a true bypass pedal?

September 02, 2021 2 min read

Even if you have pedals on your pedalboard turned off, the signal from your guitar has to go through them on its way to the amp. And it's HOW the signal goes through a pedal that determines whether it will degrade before it reaches the end of the route.

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What is pedal stacking? | Boost guitar pedals

What is Pedal Stacking?

September 02, 2021 3 min read

Running a pedal in front of an amp is designed to push its tubes into breakup for some sweet, sweet crunch or distortion.
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Boutique Pedal Builders UK Map | Boost Guitar Pedals

Boutique Pedal Builders UK: The Map

August 27, 2021 2 min read

If you're looking for a list of boutique pedal companies in the UK, you've come to the right place! This is a completely un-biased list...
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