The Buyer’s Gear Guide
Welcome to the Buyer’s Gear Guides! Here you’ll find a comprehensive collection of guitars, amps and pedals, including a large budget section, recommended for different setups and use. The guides are also packed with setup tips, troubleshooting and all the dos and don’ts. Whether you’re seeking that ultimate Gilmour tone or just need some ideas for your next purchase, you’ll find it here!
A guitar is not only a musical instrument, it’s the tool you use to express your feelings, mind and creativity. Choosing the right guitar for your needs and technique is essential for getting the tones you want.
Pickups are often an overlooked part of setting up and building a tone. Good quality, hand wound pickups can do wonders for your guitar and take a cheaper instrument up to high-end standards.
Amps and guitars are the basis for all your tones. In this feature, we’ll look at low wattage classic sounding tube amps for bedrooms, rehearsal studios and smaller clubs – all under $1000.
A presentation of over 30 different Big Muff models, all categorized based on David Gilmour’s tones, different setups and use. Each pedal have also been given a Gilmourish.Com score!
Germanium and silicon fuzz bonanza! Over a dozen different fuzz pedals presented with David Gilmour’s classic tones in mind. Each pedal have also been given a Gilmourish.Com score!
Overdrive and distortion
What’s the best overdrive for your setup? Prefer classic distortion over fuzz and Big Muff? How do you achieve killer tones on a bedroom setup? Lots of models reviewed with David Gilmour’s tones in mind. Each pedal have also been given a Gilmourish.Com score!
Creamy liquid rotary sweetness! All of your favourite UniVibe pedals tested and examined with David Gilmour’s tones in mind. Each pedal have also been given a Gilmourish.Com score!
Chorus? Flanger? Phaser? Whatever suits your taste! Lots of models reviewed with David Gilmour’s tones in mind. Each pedal have also been given a Gilmourish.Com score!
Delay, echo and heavenly tape machines! No effect is more important for recreating David Gilmour’s tones than delay. Tips, tricks and a bunch of models reviewed, with Gilmour’s tones in mind!
How do you make the most of what you got and is expensive really better than cheap? In this guide we’ll look at the little things that will take your tones to a new level!
Visit the old guide for Budget Rig. A new guide is coming soon!