Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway – And the winner is…
Jan12

Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway – And the winner is…

First, we want to thank all our members for jamming our database full of new manufacturers and pedals over the course of this last contest. The humans here at Pedal Finder had to keep a brisk pace to stay on top of all the new entries in order to do the process justice. At the end of the day we learned about dozens of new builders we didn’t know about before, pulled in some great reviews from experienced musicians and gathered a...

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Heptode Giveaway Extended
Dec19

Heptode Giveaway Extended

Jean-Luc over at Heptode obviously put together a special pedal when he created the Virtuoso. Our first bit of evidence: the comments we’ve received from everyone that echos the same sentiment – “I’d love to have that pedal on my board!” Our second piece of evidence is the pedal/review submissions that we’ve received. We are buried in a slew of submissions from members right now. This is super...

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Interview: Heptode
Dec17

Interview: Heptode

This month we are giving away a Virtuoso Phaser from Heptode courtesy of Owner/Operator Jean-Luc Chtioui who is located in Orsay near Paris, France.  Jean-Luc started buildng effects and ampliers in the early 80’s, but soon found himself working in the telcom industry and his work in electronics faded. Until around 2005, when he decided that getting back into the production of effects and amps seemed like the right choice. It...

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Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway Update
Dec09

Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway Update

As many of you know, Pedal Finder is currently running a giveaway for a Heptode Virtuoso, which according to the Heptode website is a “boutique recreation of the original Maestro* PS-1A Phase Shifter, as used in the 1970’s by keyboardist John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin) and guitarists Steve Howe (Yes) and Ernie Isley (Isley Brothers), among many others.” I originally was drawn to this pedal when I saw it on Chris Shiflett’s board...

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Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway
Nov26

Heptode Virtuoso Giveaway

A little while back we did a post about Chris Shiflett (of the Foo Fighters) and his board. On that particular post, we were unclear about a pedal, which was later identified as the Heptode Virtuoso phaser. From that post, we’ve been in contact with Jean-Luc of Heptode Effects and he was incredibly generous by letting us give one away to you! The Heptode Virtuoso is based on the original Maestro PS-1A Phase Shifter which was...

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