Keep It Simple, Stupid! The Joy of Minimalist Pedalboards

Let’s be honest, we’re all pedal geeks here. We love checking out photos and rig rundowns of monstrously huge and complex boards that weigh more than the guitarist using them - you can never have too many pedals, right? Well, not always...

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April 28, 2015 Written by Chris Strutt 0 comments

What the Flux are Boutique Effects Pedals!?

If you follow Signal Chain it’s pretty safe to assume that you’re familiar with the world of boutique guitar pedals and you are slowly making your way through a long wishlist with each and every pay cheque, trying to rouse as little suspicion from your significant other as possible.

From the outside looking in, many a partner could be misled to believe that this rowdy fraternity of guitar nerds is a support group for people who pay too much money for any circuit not made by Roland Corp. But, of course, anyone worth their weight in gold Klons knows that The Pursuit of Tone is not a passing fad - boutique is for people who give a Rat.

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January 23, 2015 Written by Rodger van Raalte 1 comment