Guitar Effects: An Infographic History and Breakdown #infographic

Guitar Effects: An Infographic History and Breakdown #infographic

1930s: Rickenbacker built the Vibrola Spanish Guitar into its first effect. The first floating Tremolo bridge was built to change pitch using a motorized pulley system.


1940s: guitarists DIY-ed early effects but mostly mainly in the laboratory.


Les Paul had their reel-to-reel tape changed to create echo effects.


Duane Eddy constructed an echo chamber / reverb studio with a 500 gallon water tank with a microphone and speaker.

Guitar Effects: An Infographic History and Breakdown #infographic

infographic by: www.songsimian.com

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