A History of Guitar Distortion #MusicMonday

Check out this brief history of guitar distortion by David Gill at RIFF Magazine.Distortion is an electronic effect produced by overloading an audio circuit. This simple excess of electrons is responsible for everything from Chuck Berry’s overdriven twang to Jimi Hendrix’s chewy fuzz, Black Sabbath’s bone-shaking crunch and Nirvana’s defiant...