An Introduction to Orange

When it comes to classic rock amps, the big three brands spring to mind; Marshall, Fender, Vox. But should this big three become a four…? Founded in 1968 by Clifford Cooper, they did miss out on a very innovative era for amplifiers, with the three stalwarts making giant leaps forward – the influence of which continues to ripple out to … Continue reading

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How to sound like John Mayer on a budget

In this blog we are going to look at an artist who often divides people’s opinions when it comes to musical taste, but someone who nobody can deny is a modern day guitar hero, and a gifted player. John Mayer is one of the most successful musicians of the last 20 years, and is well known for albums such as … Continue reading

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RAT RACE: Ten Guitarists who love the ProCo RAT!

The RAT was developed in the basement of the ProCo factory in Michigan, USA in 1978. “Yes, there were literally rats down there” says creator Scott Burnham. He stumbled upon the unique sound when he attached the wrong resistor to an in-progress distortion machine. From there, during the 1980s, the RAT took over the guitar world with its screeching distortion … Continue reading

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Seymour Duncan Annouce The Catalina Chorus – A Lush Dynamic Chorus Guitar Pedal

Seymour Duncan are probably the biggest name in aftermarket pickups, but that certainly doesn’t show off the range of their expertise. Alongside being giants of the pickup world, they’ve also delved into creating guitars, amps and effects pedals over the years. Recently after revitalising their pedal range over the last year or so, a new pedal emerges! If you’re unfamiliar … Continue reading

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Rich’s Top 10 Pedals Of 2015

Hey all, happy holidays! I thought I’d throw this out there and I also wanted to wish you all a great New Year. I love pedals. Let’s be honest we all love pedals. I thought it’d be cool to write a bit about some of the pedals that stood out to me this year, as 2015 has been a pretty good year … Continue reading

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