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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

  • My black 1996 Fender Stratocaster and a new YouTube channel! Posted on January 9, 2022

    I’ve started a new YouTube channel!

    My new channel, Bjørn Riis, will concentrate on my original music and solo career.

    I’ve just posted a video with me going in-depth on my black 1996 Fender Stratocaster. The guitar is featured in […]

  • David Gilmour tone on a budget – TC Electronic Rusty Fuzz Posted on November 15, 2021

    What’s the best sounding budget fuzz for your David Gilmour tones?

    The TC Electronic Rusty Fuzz is based on the old Boss FZ-3, with a tone somewhere between a Big Muff and Tone Bender. It has a lot of gain […]

  • Foxgear T7E Baby review Posted on October 3, 2021

    In this review I’m exploring the T7E Baby from Foxgear.

    The T7E Baby is based on the Binson Echorec Baby that were made famous by Syd Barrett and Hank Marvin, among others, in the late 60s.

    Like all Binson style […]

  • Tru-Fi Rat Pack review Posted on September 19, 2021

    In this review I’m exploring the Rat Pack from Tru-Fi pedals.

    The Rat Pack is a take on the classic Rat pedal, with a 3-way toggle switch for Turbo, Sweet and Classic Rat sounds.

    Like the Rat, the Rat Pack produce […]

  • Echoline Everest overdrive and Silicon fuzz review Posted on August 22, 2021

    In this video we’ll be looking at two pedals from Echoline Pedals. The Everest overdirve and the Silicon fuzz.

    The Everest Drive is a medium gain overdrive, with a hint of mid range and coompression. Not entirely transaprent but it […]

  • David Gilmour’s Echoes seagull sound Posted on August 15, 2021

    It’s been a while since I’ve done any videos on my Youtube channel but I’m back and this time we’re exploring one of David Gilmour’s more unique sounds – the Echoes seagull sound.

    Dating back to February 1970, the sound […]