Being based in Tasmania is definitely not an advantage for a pedal manufacturer. Oh, yeah, no... Tasmania (where Selah Effects
is) is not in Africa, it's in Australia, right there
. And the biggest market for guitar pedals is about half a world from there, right
If you have "extreme" pretty much tattooed on your DNA, you are bound to come up with some pretty interesting ideas. Oliver Ackman doesn't conceal his interest for sonic excess, both with his break out band A Place to Bury Strangers
Hailing from Hull, Quebec Canada, pedal manufacturer Fairfield Circuitry
specializes in edgy stompboxes. The company's founder, Guillaume Fairfield, is a very talented designer and a pleasure to deal with. Check out my review of his Four Eyes Fuzz here
. The subject...
We noticed these Henretta Engineering
pedals at Main Drag Music
during our Stompbox Exhibit
back in October - they weren't part of the show - and we got intrigued by them...
These mini stomp boxes are described as...
I have to say, I've seen a lot of pedals, but not many made out of wood. The Dutch Kazoo
was one of the prettiest (and biggest) pedals to participate in our Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit last month. Needless to say, it's not...
The Siamese Growler
- the first pedal by Adventure Audio
- participated in our Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit last month, catching some attention in our huge Fuzz mixed board
. The small Philly based boutique manufacturer just released a demo of the...
Why mince words – either buy an expensive all-tube Marshall stack or the MI Audio Super Crunch Box. I am fortunate enough to have a fair number of pedals shipped to me to try, and the Super Crunch Box is the...
We were all anticipating a new, BIG reverb stompbox by Strymon
, since the Californian company's last two super hyped pedals focused on creating the ultimate digital delay (Timeline) and Modulation (Mobius) pedals. Well we were right: that reverb pedal is...
Electro Harmonix has been quiet on the distortion front for a while until what will probably be remembered as... the summer 2014 DISTORTION EXPLOSION! We already blogged about the East River Drive
and the reissue of the Hot Tubes
Check out this petite beauty from Canada's Fairfield Circuitry
. A talented pedal designer, Guillaume Fairfield, puts out a small footprint JFET compressor with lots of twists and turns. The use of 3 position switches for Pad
will make decision making...
Québécoise stompbox builder SolidGoldFX
's goal is to make (hand made) pedals that blend the warmth and feel of the best vintage effects with the clarity, response, and tone expected from modern day electronics. They also have a custom shop for...
Oklahoma based manufacturer Keeley Electronics
is an established name in the world of guitar pedals, offering both original effects and mods, with a particular attention towards the process of "discovery" of the right component for each tonal idea they are trying...