Best Overdrive Pedals 2024 Round-Up: Essential Pedals To Consider

Best Overdrive Pedals

An overdrive pedal can have a significant impact on your guitar sound, and would be the first choice of many guitarists if they could have only one pedal in their rig.

The sound of an overdrive pedal can range from a gentle boost to full-on distortion, and the model you choose can define your tone. With the multitude of options out there, selecting the right pedal can be a daunting task.

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That's why we've put together a list of the ten best overdrive pedals available in 2024. We've taken into consideration tone, build quality, versatility, and price into our selections, and there is something for all styles at all price levels.

Whether you’re looking for something that can give you a light, bluesy crunch or a pedal that will propel your solos into hard-rock territory, our guide is designed to help you make an informed decision.

Join us in our quest for the perfect overdrive…

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A List Of The Best Jazz Guitar Albums Ever Recorded

Best Jazz Guitar Albums

Automatic choices in a list of the best jazz guitar albums ever recorded include classic recordings such as Jim Hall's Concierto; Joe Pass' Virtuoso; Wes Montgomery's The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery; and Django Reinhardt's Djangology.

The list below contains the aforementioned recordings, plus great jazz guitar albums by Metheny, Benson, Di Meola, and other jazz guitar luminaries. We couldn't quite keep it to a top ten (and could quite easily have added more). The fifteen albums listed below represent (for us) the pinnacle of jazz guitar recordings.

We've included albums in a wide range of jazz guitar styles, ranging from laid-back jazz-funk to uplifting gypsy jazz. All are timeless recordings that sound as fresh and inventive now as they did the day they were made.

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The Best AC/DC Albums Ranked: Our 2022 List

Best ACDC Albums Ranked

In a list of the best AC/DC albums, fans and critics alike would generally include Back in Black, Dirty Deeds (Done Dirt Cheap), Let There Be Rock, Highway to Hell and High Voltage. These five albums represent the Australian power blues-rock band at their bawdy, hard-rocking peak, and are classics of the hard rock genre.

On this page we rank these, and every other AC/DC album, to create the definitive guide to the Australian rockers' recorded output over their multi-decade career.

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M-Audio BX4 Monitor Speakers Review: The Best Cheap Monitor Speakers?

M Audio BX4 Monitor Speakers Review

M-audio BX4 monitor speakers review: are M-Audio’s powered speakers the best cheap monitor speakers for a home recording studio?

M-Audio BX4 120W Multimedia Reference Monitors Review

M-Audio’s BX4 monitor speakers are inexpensive, relatively small, powered monitor speakers marketed not only at musicians, but also at content producers, gamers and streamers.

With this “one-size fits all” approach (and the speakers’ relatively small size and low price point) are the BX4s suitable for “serious” music production, or are they suitable only for hobbyists and occasional use?

Read our M-Audio BX4 monitor speaker review to find out…

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