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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.

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.

Gear Maintenance

Keeping your gear in shape is crucial for getting the tones you want. In these features we'll cover general maintenance, string and pickup height, keeping the guitar tuned, noise troubleshooting and more!

From The Blog

  • Gilmourish.Com - Pure Tone Pedals Giveaway! Get a Buffer pedal from Pure Tone! Posted on August 3, 2015

    The guys over at Pure Tone have provided one of their awesome Buffer pedals so it’s time we did a giveaway!
    Most of us has large pedal boards, lots of patch cables and long instrument cables. The more the merrier. But, […]

  • Rattle That Lock Rattle That Lock (single) – First thoughts Posted on July 19, 2015

    Rattle That Lock is the first single and the title track from David Gilmour’s new solo album – his fourth since the debut in 1978. If the song is representable for the whole album, we’re in for something fresh and […]

  • gilmourish.com - Buffalo FX TD-X Buffalo FX TD-X review Posted on July 16, 2015

    FX has boldly tackled the Tube Driver – the overdrive that has defined the tone of David Gilmour and Eric Johnson for the past decades. So, without further ado. Here’s my review of the TD-X.
    The Tube Driver has a long […]

  • gilmourish.com - Electro Harmonix Electric Mistress The Electric Mistress shootout! Posted on July 9, 2015

    Nothing sounds quite the same. The Electric Mistress flanger is unique and it has been featured on countless recordings since it hit the market in the late 70s. The pedal also defined David Gilmour’s tones between 1977-83. A period many […]

  • gilmourish.com - SviSound OverZiod Ge Fuzz review SviSound OverZiod and Ge Fuzz review Posted on June 24, 2015

    It’s not often that you come across pedals that stand out as being really unique. Don’t get me wrong, there’s so much great coming out these days that it’s hard to choose but every now and then you find these […]

  • How to use reverb Posted on June 6, 2015

    Reverb is one of the most common effects used by both guitarists and producers. Still, it’s an often misunderstood effect and if used wrong, it can do more harm than good. In this feature we’ll look at different types of […]