I recently added the EVH signature wah onto my board being my first pedal in line. I was sceptical given that most signature wah’s are more name than substance. Surprisingly the mid-range voice of this wah really allows for it to standout on all overdrive, distortion and fuzz pedals. This unit actually replaced a standard fasel Cry Baby with far better success.
I don’t plan to provide a rating on tone, durability etc… instead I’d rather suggest that if you want a very versatile wah and can grab one of these cheap (I got mine for $75) then don’t hesitate. BUT I also have two other wah’s (Hendrix and Wahoo) to cover other ranges, yet I still use this as the primary lead wah.
Once I work it into a recording I’ll pop up a sound sample within a mix.
This Wah has become a staple in my main setup. It now runs front and centre over the Sonuus and JH Wah.
For the last two songs added to Red Sky both “Wake Up” and “Red Sky” feature the EVH Wah. Take a listen to both solos:
This really is a fantastic Wah pedal that doesn’t colour or over shape the sound. In “Red Sky” you’ll notice that the pedal is on through the entire solo but only when I dip back to the heel position you’ll suddenly notice the strength of the mid hump. Fantastic!!!!
Grab one if you can, even if it’s used, cause I did and I don’t regret it!