#1
I'm trying to learn to play in a shoegaze style.
My main issue is I don't really have an idea of how to and I don't know chord progession; is that required? (I can still make riffs regardless/progression regardless).

I also don't know what pedals are needed.
Pedal-wise, I own:
-Marshall distortion pedal
-BOSS chorus pedal
-BOSS distortion pedal
-Multi FX pedal that does delay/tremolo etc.
My guitar does not use a whammy.

I had an attempt at a riff/short song, described as a 'pile of ****' by someone, but it's there for critique (2 guitars recorded in it).
http://media.putfile.com/yawnzz-gaze-attempt

Thanks in advance with any help you can offer me.
#2
guitar->fuzz->delay->fuzz->amp

that's all you need to play shoegaze.
now just bang that sh!t out of your guitar.
#4
Quote by ZC3rr0r
A double fuzz setup? Isn't that sorta overdoing it?


It's the pedals I have at my house, not the ones I actively use at the same time.
#5
That explains alot, cause my muff still scares the living hell out of me when I set it to full blast.
I can't imagine anyone hooking up two fuzzes for anything other than noise or really out of this world stoner...
#6
definately look into a reverb pedal, delay pedal, and a tremolo pedal. i'd suggest staying away from the Line6 DL-4's, i heard they break/malfunction easily. you might want to look into getting 2 delay pedals also, one digital and one analog.

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#7
SUS chords, fuzz and whammy bars are what you need for staring at your shoes and singing like a girl. Delay helps. Delay and reverb together might work. But that shimmering shoegaze sound is made by rocking on the whammy bar.
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