J. Rockett Audio Designs was formed by Chris Van Tassel and Jay Rockett in 2006 with the dream of creating the best guitar effects for players around the world. Both Jay and Chris had been long time session musicians with many years of experience in the recording industry.
Hand built in the United States J Rockett Audio Design covers every aspect of shaping your tone from overdrives and distortions to delays, modulation, fuzzes and even buffers. J Rockett is and will always a be a player designed and inspired company with a passion for the touring and player community.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Guitar Pedals : Guitar Effects Explained
Create new and exciting guitar sounds and shape your guitar tone like a pro guitarist. Guitar pedals are used by all types of guitarist to shape the sound that is created by the guitar strings inducing a current into the guitar pickups. Guitar pedals are usually, but not always, used in the signal chain between the guitar and the amplifier. However, some guitar amplifiers have an effects loop, which means the pre-amp signal is fed to the pedals.
A guitar pedal or rack mounted music processor unit is an electronic unit that can be used to make sonic changes to the guitar signal and create new sounds which then become part of a guitar players unique sound. There are many guitar pedal types available. Guitarists have used effect pedals, or stomboxes as they are also known, for many years to modify the sound from the guitar and to create exciting sounds for use on new song recordings. There are many makes of guitar pedal on the market, from mass produced, cheap guitar pedals, to expensive custom made pedals that are hand made and used by famous guitar players. Guitar pedals are typically used on stage fitted to a guitar pedal board where the guitarist can switch on and off various effects during a live performance to replica the original recording.
Common Effects Include:
- Distortion guitar pedals – Overdrive guitar pedals – Fuzz guitar pedals – Crunch guitar pedals – Blues guitar pedals – This type of effect creates a distorted sound.
- Lo-Fi Filter guitar pedals – Guitar Compressor pedals – Noise Gate pedals – EQ guitar pedals – This type of effect shapes the signal.
- Modulation guitar pedals – Chorus guitar pedals – Flanger guitar pedals – Phaser guitar pedals – Tremolo guitar pedals – This type of effect modulates the signal.
- Wah guitar pedals – Octave guitar pedals – Auto Wah guitar pedals – This type of effect will change the frequency of the signal.
- Digital Delay guitar pedals – Analog Delay guitar pedals – Tape Echo guitar pedals – Reverb guitar pedals – These create single or multiple echo sounds.
Most modern guitar effect pedals use solid-state electronics eg computer chips and transistors however some old and vintage effects use mechanical components like a spring reverb and even vacuum tubes or valves.