Capital Tone

Capital Tone Custom pedalboards and boutique guitar/bass pedals & accessories. Coming Fall 2016

Capital Tone is proud to present an exclusive 7-day auction to benefit treatments for Elise Olmstead. Here's your chance...

Capital Tone is proud to present an exclusive 7-day auction to benefit treatments for Elise Olmstead. Here's your chance to win a Paul Reed Smith signed by Paul Reed Smith! 100% of proceeds after shipping/auction fees will go to Elise. Elise and Taco have done a ton for our community, so let's give a little back and see how much we can raise for her. We love you and you got this!

SPECIAL THANKS to Rich Hannon, Bev at PRS Guitars, Paul Smith, and PRS Guitars. And Trent Burns for the vintage guitar ad-inspired artwork. All relevant links are posted below, including their GoFundMe.

Thanks! Bidding starts at 99 cents!
Chris Lee and Brian Zupruk

- The auction will start at $0.99 and will run for 7 days (3/17-24).
- Upon completion of the auction, the winner can either choose to pick up the guitar somewhere in the DC area or choose to have the guitar shipped.
- 100% of proceeds will go to Elise
- Bid with confidence - Capital Tone has over 130+ 5-star reviews on (unfortunately we couldn't get an auction set up with Reverb).

2018 Paul Reed Smith SE TX20E Tonare Acoustic w/ Hardshell Case


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Hey everyone. We are closed today Saturday, September 2. We hope you all enjoy your Labor Day weekend!

Capital Tone (@capitaltonedc) • Instagram photos and videos

Hey guys and gals - we had an absolute blast at NAMM and have our shelves stocked, website ready and we're almost set to go. We're announcing our "official" opening and turning on our website any day now. In case you've been missing us, be sure to check out our IG at We posted extensively from our 3-day NAMM nerd-out, and want to feature boards we've built too, so if you like what we've done for you, tag us and we'll re-post it!

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Welcome To Nerdville: Inside Joe Bonamassa's Museum and Guitar Collection

brb, off to Nerdville. Hats off to for producing this killer video on Joe Bonamassa's absurd gear collection and how it came to be. Want to start building your own collection, or want to know what you should get rid of (to buy more pedals, of course)? Hit us up.

Check Out The Interactive Studio and Museum Tour on Reverb: Joe Bonamassa is a talented guitarist, a blues aficionado, an advocate for ...


Here's a very cool short film by KNOBS demos that showcases some of the reasons we love EarthQuaker Devices (and so many other killer effects pedal makers in the USA). They bring a perfect mix of craftsmanship, innovation and weirdness to each box they make.

The Pinnacle Deluxe V2 is here! This one is more deluxed...

Another great revision from Wampler Pedals is out this week! Check out Brian Wampler do a run through of the now more versatile Pinnacle Deluxe V2. Ask us about this and the new Mini EGO Compressor at [email protected]

Released 28th October 2016! We think it's about time we updated one of our most popular circuits of all time, the Pinnacle Deluxe! v2 boasts new gain stages,...

Umphrey's McGee's Jake Cinninger on Mash Ups and Effects | Reverb Interview

Watch Jake Cinninger of Umphrey's McGee check out some cool gear! He's been using the Wampler Pedals EGO Compressor these days to get that signature punch-you-in-the-face tone.

We have a couple in stock and will be getting the new Mini Compressors as well when they're released! Email us at [email protected]

Jake Cinninger of reputed jam band Umphrey's McGee came by the Reverb studio to discuss his preferred pedals, his influences and Umphrey's new mash-up record...

That Pedal Show – Get More From Your Fender Blues Jr, Loud & Quiet. And Other Small Valve Amps!

Check out this great video from That Pedal Show showing a bunch of various overdrives & distortions through the Fender Blues Jr! Email us at [email protected] and let's find the right overdrive for your rig.

Stay tuned for information regarding our grand opening!

Welcome to That Pedal Show! Please subscribe to our channel and visit our store In this episode Daniel and Mick use a bunc...

Breathing new life into a Fender Blues Jr Amp, you won't believe this!

Check out this fantastic video from Wampler Pedals demonstrating the drastic effect a speaker swap will have on your amp. You can turn an amp that you feel is seemingly mediocre into a fire-breathing monster!

Ask us about our selection of Warehouse Guitar Speakers that are featured in this video. We're the only WGS Speaker dealer in the DC area and we have them IN STOCK now. Watch the video or feel free to ask us about what speaker might be the right fit for you - [email protected]

Gotta love click-baity titles eh? Ok, ok, so you probably will believe it. I take one of my least favorite stock amps (the blues jr), run it through differen...


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Wouldn’t trust anyone else when it comes to gear, I’m a customer for life!
Do you all consult on board builds?
I am so happy that im crying just a little, Thanks Capital sniffle sniffle \m/
You guys have anything by ThorpyFX in stock?