If you want to go DEEP into the science behind effects pedals, this page offers a pretty comprehensive breakdown of the difference between flangers and phasers, two very popular pedals. The post includes lots of cool diagrams like this: The technology of phase shifters and flangers Practically every guitarist has heard the swirling, spacey sounds Read the full article…
U2’s The Edge testing his rig. Notice the massive pedal board!
Alex Lifeson from Rush has one of the most complex guitar rigs out there. Take notes – there will be a test!
U2’s The Edge Without Effects
Via GuitarGeek: A detailed diagram of a pedal rig used by Kevin Shields, guitarist for My Bloody Valentine, circa 1991. A great illustration of the “daisy chain” of pedals that most guitar players use: