• Effectology: Paranormal Spooooky Sounds

    Our buddy Bill Ruppert just shared another Effectology video with us, this time creating spooky sounds from the haunted house. The effects he creates here are pretty wild including Alien Bells and an X-Files whistle, all built on effects pedals and a standard git-fiddle. Read More

  • May The Luck O' The Irish Guitarists Be With You

    In honor of St. Paddy’s day, the amazing Bill Ruppert posted this video of him using EHX gear to recreate the lilting strains of the Old Sod. Garsh and begorrah, what craic! Read More

  • Effectology: The Steel Drum Effect

    Slappin’ da bass, mon! Bill Ruppert has put up another Effectology video, this time showing how to create a steel drum effect with just a bunch of EHX guitar effects. The best part? The maracas! The maracas or shaker sound was produced by sliding an EHX manual across the guitar strings. Using EQ to lower the bass and increase the middle frequencies helps shape the sound.
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  • Effectology: Horns and Drums

    Want to blow some horns and play the timpani on your guitar? Bill Ruppert posted a how-to using only EHX pedals and his own, specific obsession with making his crazy sounds come out of his electric guitars. Read More

  • Shavers, git-fiddles and synths, oh my

    Good old Bill Ruppert sent us the video of his latest creation, a complete homage to “Welcome to the Machine” using only EHX pedals and an electric shaver. Crazy stuff. Read More

  • Effectology: Uilleann pipes, field drums and guitars

    Good old Bill Ruppert posted another Effectology video showing off the creation of Uilleann pipe and drum sounds with EHX gear and a guitar. The actual settings are here including all the pedals he used. What are uilleann pipes, you ask? Well look no further than Riverdance! Read More

  • Effectology: Crystal-Shimmer

    Bill is at it again with this Crystal-Shimmer effect. He used parallel effects to create a “symphonic sound” of multiple octaves at once based on one note on the guitar. Read More

  • Effectology: No Quarter on git-fiddle

    Are you ready to watch Bill Ruppert’s honey drip? Don’t answer that. Bill recreated the sound of a Fender Rhodes electric piano with a guitar and some EHX pedals. Read More

  • Spooky sounds from your Telecaster

    Do not adjust your computer because Bill Ruppert has put together a nice set of sound effects using only EHX pedals and some creativity. I love how he makes a clock sound with just the pick-up switch and then adds in some bells for spooky effect. Read More

  • Blast off! "Telstar" on guitar and effects pedals

    The Clavioline was one of the first electronic synths in existence. Built in 1947 by Constant Martin it was featured in the song “Telstar” in 1962. That’s what you’re about to hear, recreated with a guitar, amps, and EHX gear. Read More

  • New Effectology shows off reverb

    Who doesn’t love some reverb? EHX’s Effectology explores reverb in all its forms in this charming post. It sounds pretty boring at first but listen to Bill Ruppert go surfy on that git-fiddle then add a little something that sounds like a nice weekend out for the Doves or Blue Oyster Cult. Check out the Infinite Sustain at the end. It’s amazing, if a little Kenny G. Read More

  • Jack Conte rocks out with the EHX Riddle and Enigma

    Our favorite music nerd, Jack Conte, just did two great videos for EHX featuring the new Riddle and Enigma pedals. The Riddle is a guitar envelope filter designed for the 80 Hz to 5 kHz range and, as we see from this funk-gasm Jack recorded it sounds amazing. Read More