Cruising around YouTube this morning led me to a video by PremierGuitar where they interview Stephen Carpenter of the Deftones, where he goes into his set from amp to effects to guitars. Pretty interesting video. I went ahead and broke down his main pedalboard. Lots of MXR and ZVex.
Here is a breakdown of Stephen’s pedalboard. Not following any particular order.
MXR M169 Carbon Copy Analog Delay
MXR Custom Audio Electronics MC-401 Boost
MXR M-103 Blue Box
MXR EVH Eddie Van Halen Phase 90
MXR M-135 Smart Gate
MXR M288 Bass Octave Deluxe
TC Electronics Polytune
MXR EVH-117 Eddie Van Halen Flanger
ProTone Pedals Christian Olde Wolbers Signature Pre Amp
MXR M148 Micro Chorus
ZVex Loop Junky
ZVex Kanji Fuzz Factory
ZVex Seek Wah