Press Release – Halcyon Green Overdrive Product Release

Buckinghamshire, UK, 26th July 2022 9:00 BST– We are proud to release our Halcyon Green Overdrive pedal, featuring our new Adaptive circuitry. This unique design allows this simple pedal to adapt its voicing in response to pick attack and volume changes, making it possibly the most dynamic and interactive overdriveout there. Yes, we’ve taken the…

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TECH TIPS: From Pedalboard to Outboard Using the Cali76 in Your Home Studio

If you’re an owner (or tyre-kicker) of Origin Effects pedals, you’ll almost certainly have heard our claims of “studio quality compression in a pedal”. It’s what we’ve built our entire reputation on and it’s something we take very seriously. Since Origin Effects founder, Simon Keats, first hooked up some Urei® 1176® rack compressors at home…

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Artist Profile: Jesse Zuretti

Who are you and what do you do? I’m Jesse Zuretti, an award-winning film, series and game composer, most notably for Marvel over the last 4 years. I work full-time to be a part of creating stories for productions, using various instruments and tools. I also compose for producers and bands, such as Jens Bogren…

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TECH TIP: Amp in the Room or Room in the Amp?

ATTENTION! This article contains sound clips. We recommend headphones or studio monitors.  We’ve talked a lot about recreating the tones and behaviour of classic amps, because that’s one of our favourite things to do at Origin Effects. We’ve dedicated numerous pedals to this endeavour – with great success – but, sometimes, how you incorporate these…

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TECH TIPS: I Bought a RevivalDRIVE, Now Where Do I Put It?

Hopefully you’ve read a few of our TECH Tips articles by now, where we’ve covered topics like compression, recreating amps inside pedals and demystifying the extravagances of the RevivalDRIVE. It’s these last two topics that this month’s Tech Tips follows on from. Let’s say you’ve done as you’re told and bought a RevivalDRIVE to replace…

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Artist Profile: Mike Exeter

Welcome to the first Origin Effects Artist Profile. In this series, we are giving you a window into the lives and work of some of our favourite artists. First up, we have Grammy-winning producer and long-time friend of Origin Effects, Mike Exeter, who has had the privilege of working with some of Rock and Metal’s…

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TECH TIPS: What’s in a Tone?

If we tone-chasers had a pound for every hour we’ve spent discussing the finer points of electric guitar noises, we could all afford a pedal with a horse on it and an amp full of melted plastic. We find ourselves consumed by the issues of saturation, sag and signal path probably more than those of…

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TECH TIPS: BASSRIG In Your Bass Rig

Hello, Origin fans! Like the proud parents we are, we’re going to show you more baby photos of our new BASSRIG pedals. Hopefully you’ve all seen these new releases by now, and maybe even bought one (or both)!  But, for those of you who have no idea what we’re talking about, we have just launched…

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