wah pedals

  1. History Of The Jim Dunlop CryBaby Wah-Wah Pedal

    History Of The Jim Dunlop CryBaby Wah-Wah Pedal
    When the wah-wah first hit the music scene, it didn’t take long before every musician and producer wanted that signature effect as part of their arsenal. Unfortunately – as with a few other early effects – wah-wah’s were notoriously inconsistent in their tone and build quality, varying greatly from pedal to pedal. For example, Jimi Hendrix was known to go through numerous pedals before finding one that he liked. This made the effect lose much of its popularity, causing many manufacturers to eventually phase out their own models. One such wah was the legendary Thomas Organ/Vox Cry Baby.   Continue reading →
  2. A Few Wah-Wah Pedals To Check Out

    A Few Wah-Wah Pedals To Check Out
    [caption id="attachment_3205" align="alignright" width="217"]gcb95f_1 Jim Dunlop Crybaby Classic @ 109.99[/caption] The wah-wah is easily one of the most popular effects in music, right up there with distortion and delay, used by guitarists in nearly every genre. Whether its the funky wacka-wacka sound it splashes on the rhythm or that very noticeable scream when used with solos, the wah has been a part of the guitar's arsenal for decades and can be heard just as prominently on blues records as in metal. And seeing as how widespread the wah effect is, it can be hard for even a great wah to stand out. Below are just a few wahs to check out. Continue reading →

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