Klon or Klones? A legend under the lens

A Klon Centaur and a selection of Klones pedals

Few pedals exist out there whose legendary status and hype have peaked as high as that of Klon’s Centaur overdrive. This pedal, worth a couple of hundred bucks when it first came out, is currently sold online for over two thousand dollars, making it more expensive than legendary fuzzes such as the Big Muff Pi, […]

Going big on mini pedals


As the first guitar pedals hit the market back in the 1960s, they did it as encumbering, hefty boxes that looked as gritty as they often sounded. Legendary giants such as the original Fuzz Face or Big Muff Pi were almost 20cm long (7.9 inches), and easily weighed more than 0.5 Kg (1.1 lb).  For […]

Choruses, Phasers, and Flangers: Phase-Shifting Secrets

We’ve all fallen in love at some point in our life with a well-modulated guitar sound, likely more than once. It’s something that goes beyond the grittiness of distortion or the vastness of reverbs and delays. It’s a harmonised shimmer, a goose-bumps raising feeling of longing and nostalgia which catches your breath and makes you […]

How to nail the John Frusciante Guitar Tone

How to nail the John Frusciante Guitar Tone Get “That” tone with our guide John Frusciante has never been known for wild, million notes per second shredding. Nor is he a renowned blues player, yet his unique style and attention to tone makes him a favourite amongst guitarists far and wide. The new single Black […]

Magnets and Coils – A Guitar Pickup Cheatsheet

Mounting a pickup

Everyone knows that electric guitars and guitar amplifiers are as much an inseparable duo as Batman and Robin – plug the former into the latter and legendary tones are just a few strokes away. Hit those same six strings when the guitar is on its own, though, and… well, not so much.  The secret to […]

Where to buy guitar pedals

Where to buy guitar pedals Often the answer to, where to buy guitar pedals, can be a fairly personal subject to your relative location, social media habits, general budget, the types of pedals you’re aiming to buy and much more. To answer the question effectively we’ve broken sections into 5 different options with their individual […]

TonePedia Amplifier Research

TonePedia Amplifier Research At TonePedia we strive we to provide you the most true to life gear testing experience possible. We never stop researching ways to improve, and now we need your help! Please click the pedals you are familiar with and listen to each through all available amplifiers.   Through which of the amplifiers the […]

The Ultimate Cartridge Comparison Tool

The Ultimate Cartridge Comparison Tool Welcome to Hi-Fi made easy – and fun! If you have ever been on a frantic search for the perfect turntable cartridge to match your Hi-Fi system, and found yourself lost in endless phono cartridges reviews and technical specifications sheets, well, we have been down the same frustrating path. But […]