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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

  • Gilmourish - Electro Harmonix Ram's Head Big Muff Electro Harmonix Ram’s Head Big Muff review Posted on November 24, 2019

    Electro Harmonix recently released the last of their Big Muff reissues and probably the most anticipated. The Ram’s Head. The original pedal defined David Gilmour’s late 70s and early tones. Here’s my review. 

    It’s exciting to see how Electro Harmonix is […]

  • Buffalo FX Supa Driver review Posted on November 10, 2019

    The classic sounds of the Power Boost has gotten a huge revival over the past decade and clones comes in many shapes and sizes. One of the newer to arrive is the Supa Driver from Buffalo FX. Here’s my review. […]

  • Jam Pedals Pink Flow Jam Pedals Pink Flow review Posted on October 12, 2019

    Is it possible to create one pedal for all your David Gilmour tones? Some have tried but Jam Pedals’ impressive Pink Flow is perhaps the most elaborate attempt. Here’s my review.

    I’ve done a couple of Jam Pedals reviews over the […]

  • Retro-Sonic Flanger review Posted on September 8, 2019

    The Electric Mistress flanger has always been one of my favourite pedals. It’s unique tone and character is easily recognisable and it has defined many guitarist’s tones. Retro Sonic just recently released the Flanger. Here’s my review. 

    I got a late […]

  • JHS pedals JHS Mini Foot Fuzz, Clover and Lucky Cat review Posted on August 24, 2019

    I’ve always been a big fan of JHS and it’s probably the brand I get the most questions about. How will they stack up to David Gilmour’s tones? In this review I’ll be covering a couple of pedals that at […]

  • David Gilmour’s V57 Candy Apple Red Stratocaster Posted on July 24, 2019

    David Gilmour is widely associated with the Stratocaster. For many, the Candy Apple Red V57 is perhaps the most iconic. Especially of the post-Waters era of the 80s and 90s.

    In this new and updated feature, we’ll dig into the […]