Thank you to Guitarist Magazine for awarding the RevivalDRIVE Compact a ‘GEAR OF THE YEAR’ award in the Effects Pedal Category. We are honoured to be featured in the January 2021 issue. Origin Effects RevivalDRIVE Compact The original RevivalDRIVE Custom was an excellent, almost exhaustive evocation of vintage amp tones in a pedal. It was…

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“There may be more radical tremolos, but few achieve such musical seamlessness.” Some gear nerd debates get pretty pointless. Disputing the merits of different op-amps in two late-model RATs? Maybe that time would be better spent practicing. But tremolo circuits are another matter. The differences between bias, optical, and harmonic tremolo can be audible and…

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Origin Effects NAMM Booth 2020

Our Brand New Pedals Rocked The 2020 Winter NAMM Show We’ve just returned to a rather chilly Origin Effects headquarters from the 2020 NAMM Show which took over sunny Anaheim. A week of late nights, early mornings, worn eardrums, and sore throats was more than worth it for the opportunity to meet so many lovely…

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Sought-after large-format Cali76 with transformer output stage set to return Buckinghamshire, UK (11 December 2019) – Origin Effects have just built their 10,000th Cali76 Compact Deluxe, the compressor pedal widely regarded as the gold standard for effects pedal compression. It’s a remarkable achievement for a small British company and shows how players worldwide have embraced…

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Win Origin Effects Cali76 Compact Deluxe 10K compressor limiter pedal

Celebrate this huge milestone with us! It’s been another busy year at Origin Effects HQ here in the heart of the English countryside as we’ve seen the demand for studio-grade compressors sky-rocket as well as a frenzy of orders for our RevivalDRIVE series. We’re really proud to announce that we have now produced over ten thousand…

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Sound On Sound Magazine review of the Origin Effects RevivalDRIVE Compact amp in a box effect pedal. Marshall Fender overdrive guitar tones

Sound On Sound Gives a Glowing Review of the RevivalDRIVE Compact Pedal We were delighted to read this fantastic review of our latest amp-in-a-box pedal, the RevivalDRIVE Compact, in November 2019’s issue of Sound On Sound, the world’s premiere music recording magazine. Editor In Chief, Paul White, summarises by saying that the pedal “is certainly…

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Origin Effects RevivalDRIVE Compact. Best tube valve amp in a box overdrive pedal. British American amplifier tones

New overdrive delivers ultra-realistic amp-like tones in a more compact, affordable and user-friendly package Oxfordshire, UK (16th August 2019) – Origin Effects have just released the RevivalDRIVE Compact, a single-channel overdrive designed to accurately recreate a range of British and American non-master volume valve amp tones. The RevivalDRIVE Compact condenses the groundbreaking circuit design of…

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Origin Effects Cali76 Stacked Edition SlideRIG Compact Deluxe Mk2 compressor limiter pedal sidechain dualchained lowell george little feat slide guitar 1500x1000

Origin Effects Unveils Two New Dual-Chained Compressor Pedals Cali76 Stacked Edition and SlideRIG Compact Deluxe Mk2 join Origin’s celebrated range of studio-grade stompbox compressors Oxfordshire, UK (3rd May 2019) – Origin Effects has introduced a pair of new compressor pedals. While the updated SlideRIG Compact Deluxe Mk2 brings additional levels of adjustability to the SlideRIG design, the new…

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