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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

  • GurusAmps Echosex 2 review Gurus Amps Echosex 2 review Posted on September 3, 2015

    Delay is essential for capturing the true essence of David Gilmour’s tones. It’s been the staple of his setup since the late 60s and his use of the Binson Echorec defined the sound of Pink Floyd in the early days. […]

  • David Gilmour 1978 solo album David Gilmour’s debut solo album – the history and the tones Posted on August 28, 2015

    David Gilmour’s highly anticipated new album will be out in a few weeks. His solo career however, started way back in the late 70s, when Pink Floyd was in the middle of their hay days. Often overlooked, David’s first solo […]

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

    COMPETITION ENDED!
    Congratulations to Martin Kost (Germany)! A Buffer is coming your way!
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    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, […]

  • 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

    Buffalo 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 […]

  • 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 […]