Gear Tube turned one this October, having started as a passion project about a year ago. To celebrate I'm listing the Top 5 demos that inspired me to create Gear Tube, which brings all the best gear videos into one website and app. We're also re-featuring KNOBS demo of the Chase Bliss Gravitas which was on our homepage banner when we very first launched.
Most guitarists are familiar with Tubescreamer and Klon style overdrives being modded or outright copied to produce many other well known overdrives. Lesser known is that the Marshall Bluesbreaker circuit has also inspired quite a few other great pedals. Here is our list of the Top 5, along with a shoot out of a few of them from Sean Gibson
A bit of a weird one for you today, if there isn't a pedal you're itching to get any time soon, maybe spend some time tweaking your existing ones, with this list of pedal knob accessories:
Yes in the age of video and YouTube Podcasts are still around and are still an excellent resource for learning about gear and chasing tone. Here's a quick run down of a few of our favorites:
Woke up today to find new episodes from That Pedal Show, Rob and Lee as well as Tim Pierce and Pete Thorn, so thought it would be a great opportunity to run through some of the best guitar gear duos on YouTube.
By now I'm sure you've all heard Kirk Hammets comments on twitter about maybe being the first guitarists to produce pedals. I thought I'd list out some of the excellent players behind some of your favourite pedals. No order here, just literally the order I thought of them, and my apologies to anyone I left off especially Philipe from Caroline Guitar Company, I couldn't find a video of you playing!
Here's our top 5 amps from NAMM 2016. It's an all Andertons demos list! If you haven't checked out our top 5 effects pedals do that too.
If you haven't had a chance to check out all the videos from NAMM yet, or even if you have, here is our run down of the top 5 new guitar effects pedals this year:
2015 saw the explosion of the mini pedal market, it was almost "go small or go home". Rob and Lee have just done a fun little video with about a million mini pedals. You can watch that first below, or just skip straight to our list of the top five.
Like our Top 5 Artists by views list, this is by total subscribers, but next year will be for new subscribers in 2016. A few of the names are the same but we have a few additions too.
If you check out our artists page, you may noticed that SpectreSoundStudios, Texas Blues Alley and Andy Othling are missing. While they're great channels, we felt they didn't have a strong enough guitar gear focus to be included. Now on to the list.