Now here’s a topic in need of some real serious consideration – effects pedal order. Everyone wants to know what the best order is for their effects chain, but they rarely consider that there is no one best way – only different effects you can achieve.

So today, in this video, I’m gonna talk to you about how to find the best pedal order – for the sound YOU want to achieve. The best sound is the one you are happy with, that helps you play the way you want to play, and you can only get there by understanding how pedals interact with one another and by knowing what it is that YOU want out of your board.

Here are the principles you need do dial in the tone of your dreams!

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As Editor-in-Chief of Gear Gods, I've been feeding your sick instrument fetishism and trying unsuccessfully to hide my own since 2013. I studied music on both coasts (Berklee and SSU) and now I'm just trying to put my degree to some use. That's a music degree, not an English one. I'm sure you noticed.