"My pedalboard setup is fairly simple - Besides a tuner and a wah pedal the f... more
"My pedalboard setup is fairly simple - Besides a tuner and a wah pedal the four other pedals I use are all made by Maxon. Starting with perhaps my favorite pedal the CP-9 Pro + Compressor - I pretty much leave the CP-9 on all the time. I like to think of it as a quality control pedal for my overall tone. It is really hard to describe what a difference the CP-9 makes in boosting all the great and desirable overtones and leaving the unpleasant ones out. I'm not sure how Maxon dialed this one in so accurately, but they did!"
"To me the OD808 is the most natural sounding tube amp-like overdrive I have ... more
"To me the OD808 is the most natural sounding tube amp-like overdrive I have ever heard. I use a Fender Twin Reverb because I like the clean headroom I get for funk and r & b. When I turn on the OD808 for my solos the tone sounds like I turned the Twin up to 10 but without the ear shattering volume of a Twin turned up to 10...just the fat, rich sound of tube-like saturation…"
"For delay I use the AD-9 Analog Delay Pro. I find that the AD-9 is one of th... more
"For delay I use the AD-9 Analog Delay Pro. I find that the AD-9 is one of the most natural and warm sounding ways to add "reverb type ambiance" for clean rhythm sounds. I have only begun to scratch the surface of what this wonderful pedal will do…"
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