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Rattle That Lock

Gilmourish.Com will be covering David Gilmour's new solo album to the fullest! In-depth gear guides for the album and tour, album and show reviews, how-to features and lots more!

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.

From The Blog

  • Yellowsquash Acid Burn YellowSquash Sound Labs Acid Burn Overdrive Posted on August 21, 2016

    Overdrives are perhaps the hardest part of the whole tone building. You really need to find one that both sounds great to your ears and one that fits your rig. The Acid Burn Overdrive from YellowSquash promise to be a […]

  • David Gilmour - Tone Guitars What is tone? (part 2)
    Choosing the right guitar
    Posted on August 19, 2016

    In this 4-part feature we’ll be discussing the grandest and most difficult topic of them all. Tone. Just what is tone? What is a good tone and how do you achieve it? I’m sure there are as many answers to […]

  • State of the stompbox The state of the stomp Posted on August 11, 2016

    It’s really an awesome time to be a guitarist. Especially if you’re a stompbox addict like me. But, what’s the state of the stompbox and the industry today? Have we seen it all or are there still new and exciting […]

  • David Gilmour Guitar Pedals What is tone? (part 1) Posted on July 31, 2016

    In this 4-part feature we’ll be discussing the grandest and most difficult topic of them all. Tone. Just what is tone? What is a good tone and how do you achieve it? I’m sure there are as many answers to […]

  • Buyer's Gear Guide 2016 The Buyer’s Gear Guide 2016! Posted on June 26, 2016

    At last! Here’s the Buyer’s Gear Guide for 2016! As always, the guides are packed with guitars, pickups, amps and pedals tried and tested by me, with David Gilmour’s tones in mind.
    New this year, is the Buyer’s Guide for compressor […]

  • Knowing what pedals to get for your amp Knowing which pedals to choose for your amp Posted on April 21, 2016

    Most of us, when we try to describe our favourite guitar tone, use words like smooth, warm, creamy and sustain, but it’s not always that easy to achieve that tone and we even have a tendency to dismiss great sounding […]