Introduction to Basic Guitar Effects

Since I presume at this point you are at the first few steps of playing the guitar I will just introduce you to guitar effects and leave it at that. Some Basic Guitar Effects which you should know about from the very start of your musical journey…
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How to Get the Blink 182 Guitar Sound

Blink 182 has always had a great signature guitar sound thanks to Tom Delonge. His tastes in a guitar sound are really quite simple and don’t require much tampering to achieve it either. Finding a good sound for yourself can really make the difference between how well you can control your own instrument. Follow these 7 tips to get a distorted guitar sound similar to Blink 182’s Tom Delonge.
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Introduction to Compression Pedals

Look at any professional guitarist’s assortment of foot pedals — you’ll find pedals for Overdrive, Fuzz, Flangers, Chorus, Distortion, to name a few.  One you’ll almost always find … and one you might not expect … is a compression pedal.  Why?  What does a compression pedal do? In it’s simplest form, a compression “squeezes” a guitar’s tone.
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