Pedal Surf

All you need to recreate your favorite guitarist’s sound.  Get a deep dive into their pedal lines, pedal history, as well as how you can find alternative pedals that still help you find the tone you’re looking for.

Sound like your

Favorite Artists

It takes us time to sieve through all of the sources online to help deliver accurate and high-quality guides to your favorite guitarist’s pedal lines and tone selection.  We’re always interested in hearing what artist you want to read a guide about, so if you find yourself with some suggestions don’t hesitate to reach out at [email protected].

Eddie Van Halen

Reproduce “The Brown Sound” from this famed guitar hero’s first few albums.

Jerry Garcia

Jerry easily has a classic guitar tone that can be recognized no matter who he’s playing with.

Jimi Hendrix

Hendrix pioneered the possibilities of the electric guitar using innovative pedal combinations.


Pedal Lines

It doesn’t take more than a few live gigs to get the bug and find your armada of music equipment slowly growing.  When you are first starting to build your live gear it’s important to think about what type of music you want to play, and build your pedal line with that goal in mind.  Below are some starter guides for your basic pedal lines you can use as a starting point.

Starter Acoustic

The basic pedals and pedal line you should consider for those just starting on their journey either performing at home, or out and about.

Starter Electric

The basic pedals and pedal lines an electric guitar player should consider if your just starting to build your pedal line.

Basic Rock Pedal Line

This selection of pedals and gear allows you to recreate some classic tones you’ll need for your standard rock covers.