New Builder: Ogre
Nov03

New Builder: Ogre

Getting your company to stand out in a sea of effects competition isn’t always the easiest prospect. Every designer/builder knows that you need tones that hit an emotional and aesthetic button in musicians in order to rise above the fray. The differences in what divides an effect between two pedals can be little more than an extra volt or as major as an array of circuits. The same goes for the sound that eventually comes out the...

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NINT Quantum Clipping Overdrive Prototype
Oct31

NINT Quantum Clipping Overdrive Prototype

It’s Halloween and although it’s a day when people like to scare their friends, eat massive amounts of candy and generally make progressively worse decisions as the day grows into night, here at Pedal Finder, we’ve decided to BLOW YOUR MIND with the help of Dr. Scientist and Canada’s National Institute for Nanotechnology. Below you will find a video where Nick Jaffe – guitarist, recording engineer, producer and amazing...

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EHX Random Tone Generator (RTG)
Oct30

EHX Random Tone Generator (RTG)

Halloween is a great time of the year to pretend to be someone you’re not or to be more of that person you really are. It’s also a time to scare the heck out of people with scary stories, scary costumes or by just jumping out of the bushes while they walk past you on the way to get more candy. If that’s not your jam, then at least consider taking part in creating some new music for the season. Something spooky or...

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Chris Shiflett – Pedalboard – Foo Fighters
Oct24

Chris Shiflett – Pedalboard – Foo Fighters

Last Friday was the premier of HBO’s Sonic Highways which is a new series where the Foo Fighters go to various cities and recording studios to record their upcoming release also called Sonic Highways. The concept is for the band to go to cities that have influenced or impacted them in some way, and to really discover the history of that city. Dave Grohl would then write lyrics about that experience and record in that city....

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Big Sale On Small Clones
Oct23

Big Sale On Small Clones

Cloned pedals offer the opportunity to get a great tone at a price that won’t require you to sell a vital organ. The problem with clones is that lots of people make them, but not many people do them right. In fact, you can get some builders who do a specific clone perfectly, but the rest of their attempts to hold true to the original may fall short. This is why Pedal Finder offers reviews on all pedals. It’s best to look around and...

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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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