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Gilmour Gear Guide

The most comprehensive guide to David Gilmour's guitars, amps and effects! Select an album or tour for a complete run-down, including detailed gear descriptions, song setups and effect settings.

Gilmour Classic Gear

In-depth features on David Gilmour's iconic guitars, amps and effects. Get all the specs, the performance history and unique images of the Black and red Strats, Big Muffs, Hiwatts and much more!

Buyer's Gear Guide

What guitars, pickups, amps and pedals should you choose for your bedroom or stage setup? This comprehensive guide is packed with recommendations and tips based on hours of testing and experience.

Tone Guides

We're digging deep into the biggest topic of them all - tone. Learn how to reach the full potential of your gear and how to approach a rig setup for rehearsals, studio, stage and bedrooms.

From The Blog

  • Lee Harris - Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets gilmourish.com Interview with Lee Harris from Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Posted on September 20, 2020

    (photo by Robert Grablewski)

    One of my favourite concert films is no doubt Pink Floyd’s Live at Pompeii from 1971. It’s the epic version of Echoes and the almost surreal surroundings of at empty Roman amphie theatre. Still, one of my […]

  • gilmourish - DryBell The Engine review DryBell The Engine review Posted on September 9, 2020

    Overdrive is probably the trickiest of the pedals and effects. For me at least. I’m constantly searching for that something special and whatever that is, seem to change depending on what amp and guitar I use and in what mood […]

  • Phil Robinson Silicon Phuzz review Posted on August 9, 2020

    Fuzz defined the early years of Pink Floyd and David Gilmour’s tones. As it did for pretty much all guitarists in the early days. They came in all shapes and sizes and with different types of transistors, creating a wide […]

  • Dawner Prince Electronics Pulse review Posted on July 27, 2020

    Rotating speaker cabinets has been an essential part of David Gilmour’s tone since the early 70s. There’s been many pedals over the years, trying to capture that elusive tone and some has indeed succeeded. The newest on the market is […]

  • David Gilmour release new track Yes, I Have Ghosts Posted on July 11, 2020

    Yes, I Have Ghosts is David’s first new track in five years, following his last solo album Rattle That Lock.

    According to David, the track was done just prior to Covid-19 and the lock-down in England. A pre-booked session with backing […]

  • Neo Instruments Micro Vent Neo Instruments Micro Vent 122 review Posted on April 13, 2020

    Modulation is often what makes a guitar tone stand out. In the old days, guitarists experimented with unusual effects and ways of getting that little extra. One trick was to plug a guitar into a rotating speaker cabinet, which was […]