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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

  • Keeley Moon Op Amp Fuzz Posted on May 15, 2022

    In this new video I’m exploring the Moon Op Amp Fuzz from Robert Keeley.

    No doubt aimed at the Gilmour comminuty, the Moon is based on the fuzz circuit from Keeley’s Dark Side multi effect pedal. However, the circuit is tweaked […]

  • Electric Mistress shootout – Past FX Elastic Mattress, Retro Sonic Flanger, Mooer E-Lady Posted on May 2, 2022 In this video we’ll be looking at three fantastic Electric Mistress clones and compare how they sound and stack up with both clean tones and high gain distortion. Which is your favourite? Please comment below and let us know!
  • Five Watt World David Gilmour live stream Posted on April 23, 2022 I had a great time joining the Five Watt World live stream the other day talking all things Gilmour gear minutiae! Watch the video below in case you missed it.
  • Hey Hey Rise Up gear guide Posted on April 18, 2022

    In this brand new gear guide we’ll be examining the guitars, amps and effects David Gilmour used for the new Pink Floyd single, Hey Hey Rise Up.

    The session took place in late March at David’s barn studio in Sussex, […]

  • Past FX Elastic Mattress, TDY and Patriarch Posted on April 18, 2022

    In this new video I’m looking at the Elastic Mattress, TDY and Patriarch from Past FX.

    Past FX’s Spectrum Collection feature clones of the Buffalo FX range. Pedals that have all been reviewed here on Gilmourish. Sadly, Buffalo went out […]

  • Echorec from Pulsar Audio Posted on February 21, 2022

    Is this the ultimate echo plugin for your David Gilmour tones?

    The Echorec is emulating the classic Binson Echorec machine designed in Italy in the mid 50s and made famous by Pink Floyd among others.

    Like it’s physical counterpart, the […]