Greer Amplification
Oct22

Greer Amplification

Just a real quick shout-out to mention that we have a new manufacturer ‘in the house’ as they say. Greer Amplifications began in 1998 and like many builders, Nick Greer started out building effects for friends. One success led to another and soon the demand for Greer’s unique stomps grew along with their experience and hunger to produce a bigger variety of effects. Not only do they create effects using the finest quality ingredients,...

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Looperstar Effects: Gold Digger
Oct16

Looperstar Effects: Gold Digger

Looperstar is a boutique effects pedal builder stationed in England and run by Dave Adkins. He produces a line of pedals ranging from boosts and fuzzes to loopers and true-bypass boxes. Recently Looperstar effects teamed up with Matthew Bolger and Emelie Lidström, an Irish/Swedish creative duo based in Malmö, Sweden that go by the name M&E and produced the Gold Digger Fuzz Pedal. A sweet little number that recreates the vintage...

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Builder: Blackout Effectors
Oct08

Builder: Blackout Effectors

Originally from British Columbia, Canada but now situation in North Carolina, Blackout Effectors is the company built by Kyle Tompkins. Like most companies it was a passion and drive that brought this non-formally trained, electronic engineer from a one-off manufacturer to the respected effects builder he is today. He, his company and all his helpers are putting out some super fun, super precise, tones that provide a ton of control...

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The Universe of Vox
Oct07

The Universe of Vox

We got a new builder in the database! Vox is one of those builders that’s been around for a while and has garnered some huge history over the years. They were founded after World War II, in England by Thomas Walter Jennings. At the time, his business was called the Jennings Organ Company. His first big hit was a self-powered keyboard he called the Univox. However, once Jennings came face to face with a guitar amplifier for the first...

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The Tone Bender MKs
Sep24

The Tone Bender MKs

I hope by now you have heard that Pedal Finder is giving away a Physics Punk Pedals Tone Bender. If you haven’t and want to learn how easy it is to enter, check it out here. According to owner/builder Gerald Good, the PPP Bender is ”is a custom-built silicon fuzz based on the Sola Sound / Vox MkIII Tone Bender. It’s similar in sound to other 60s fuzz designs but has an added tone control for more flexibility. Out of the many...

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The Death of Death by Audio?
Sep15

The Death of Death by Audio?

Many folks who don’t live in or around New York know the name Death by Audio as the pedal effects company based out of Brooklyn. And indeed they are. Coming up with such pedals as the Apocalypse, the Interstellar Overdriver and the Soundwave Breakdown just to name a few. However, Death by Audio is also the name of joint rock club/ musicians work space that Death by Audio – the pedal manufacturer – occupies with others. The name of the...

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