Flux Effects Liquid Ambience

Send your tone into the stratosphere

I was lucky enough to meet Michael Weavers (owner of Flux Effects) at the Signal Chain launch party last year. Apart from just being a really rad guy - hearing about his approach to building, designing and delivering a product like no other was really exciting. Basically, he sold me on the spot and I went home with a Liquid Ambience in my hand.

I haven't been disappointed a moment since.

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June 07, 2015 Written by Paul Hanna 0 comments

Strymon Flint

Set Your Tone On Fire!

I love reverb. Love it. Love, love, love it! And, I wanted a great reverb pedal on my board. Actually, if I’m honest, I wanted two great reverb pedals on my board. Something subtle that would be always on and something really big, like a large cathedral with a little bit of modulation for swells and ambient stuff...

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May 18, 2015 Written by Chris Strutt 0 comments

Bondi Effects Del Mar Overdrive


A Classic Twosome

The Del Mar by Bondi Effects is a truly amazing overdrive pedal that stands out from the endless sea of overdrives out there, and with its versatility you get a whole lot of value for a reasonable price.


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May 29, 2015 Written by Rodger van Raalte 0 comments

Bondi Effects Sick As MkII Overdrive

Beauty That's Far More Than Skin Deep

Now and then a pedal comes along that simply ticks all the boxes; the Bondi Effects Sick As Overdrive is just one of those pedals. Jon Ashley from Bondi Effects has made a big splash in the boutique effects scene with this fantastic pedal, and it has certainly become one of my personal favourites. So what's so good about this sea-foam hued box of tone?

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May 06, 2015 Written by Rodger van Raalte 0 comments

Caroline Guitar Company Haymaker overdrive

Jack of All trades | Master of Whatever You Like

Overdrive pedals are an interesting, and more often than not, touchy subject for a lot of guitarists. Some folk swear by the classic TS-808 circuit as they put on their cowboy hat and brush the cobwebs off their finest bolo tie. Others claim transparency is key in achieving the elusive ‘perfect tone’, a pursuit that has driven the price of some single overdrive units into the thousands. It’s pretty rare to see an overdrive that genuinely feels like a new idea, that’s where Caroline Guitar Company come in.

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March 18, 2015 Written by Rodger van Raalte 0 comments