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Guitar Pedals Explained

Learn how to use guitar pedals to enhance your performance

Guitar Pedals Explained

Learn how to use guitar pedals to enhance your performance

Description

Costas will demonstrate how to use a variety of pedals to develop your own sound.

Objectives

  • Learn to use delay and reverb pedals.
  • Learn to use distortion, overdrive, fuzz and booster pedals.
  • Learn to use chorus, flanger, phaser, and wah pedals.
  • Learn to use looper, harmonizer, volume and expression pedals.

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    Pedal Basics and Common Setups
    In this step, Costas covers using Overdrive, Distortion, Fuzz, Booster and Delay pedals.
  • 2
    Equalizer and Performance Pedals
    In this step, Costas covers the Equalizer, Chorus Pedal, Phaser, Flanger, Tremolo and Vibrato Effects.
  • 3
    Pedals: Soloing and Comping
    In this step, Costas covers the Compressor, Octave Pedal, the Harmonizer, and the Volume Pedal.
  • 4
    Pedals: Spring, Digital and Analog
    In this step, Costas covers the Freezer Pedal, Reverb Pedal, and the Wah Pedal.
  • 5
    Expression and Looping
    In this step, Costas covers the Noise Gate, Expression Pedal, Looper Pedal, and getting all the pedals together.