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Tech Tips: Where in the Chain

By Jacob Holdsworth | May 17, 2024

May 17th, 2024 |  John Dines   With the recent release of our new Cali76 FET Compressor, we thought it would be a good time to revisit the topic of pedalboard signal chains. A great compressor is a worthwhile addition to any pedalboard, but understanding its role and place in your signal chain is crucial…

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Product Release: Cali76 FET Compressor & Bass Compressor

By Jacob Holdsworth | Apr 25, 2024

We are excited to announce the release of two new compressor pedals, the Cali76 FET Compressor and Cali76 Bass Compressor. They are the latest incarnation of our Cali76 compressor platform and will take the place of the Cali76 Compact Deluxe and Cali76 Compact Bass in our product range. These new offerings pack all the tone…

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Customer Information: Cali76 Compact Deluxe & Cali76 Compact Bass

By Jacob Holdsworth | Apr 25, 2024

New Cali76 pedals. What’s the big news? We’re pleased to announce that we have two new models of Cali76 compressor! The Cali76 FET Compressor and Cali76 Bass Compressor will replace the Cali76 Compact Deluxe and Cali76 Compact Bass in our line-up, representing the latest evolution of our Cali76 compressor circuit. We wanted to retain the…

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Rex Brown – Pantera

By Jacob Holdsworth | Apr 11, 2024

Metal pioneers, Pantera, are back on the road with a new line-up. We caught up with bassist and Origin Effects artist, Rex Brown, to get the lowdown on his new touring rig.   Where did you start from, what’s your musical origin story? “I was trained in Jazz from the ages of 11 to 18…

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Product Spotlight – MAGMA57

By Jacob Holdsworth | Feb 2, 2024

February 2nd, 2024 |  John Dines Hello Origin fans! This month we’re shining our little vintage-correct incandescent spotlight on one of our more unusual products, the MAGMA57. Nestled within our Amp Recreation range of pedals, the MAGMA57 is an homage to an unusual, unique and brilliant range of amps from the late 1950s. Using our…

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Customer Survey 2023: Q&A

By Jacob Holdsworth | Dec 19, 2023

First, we’d like to thank all 1940 of you that took the time to responded to our 2023 customer survey. We sincerely appreciate it and are looking forward to the exciting years ahead. As promised, we’ve spent some time digging through your responses and have chosen a selection of them to answer.   Will you…

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Customer Survey: 2023 [CLOSED]

By Jacob Holdsworth | Dec 1, 2023

Want to win a free pedal? Of course you do! As 2023 draws to a close, we’re working hard to make 2024 and beyond the best it can be. With our customer survey, we’re hoping to get your insight to help shape this future. To be entered into the pedal draw, all you need to…

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Tone Chasing and Matchmaking With the DCX BOOST

By Jacob Holdsworth | Sep 15, 2023

September 15th, 2023 |  John Dines DCX BOOST: Tone Chasing and Matchmaking With the DCX BOOST We’re pleased to say that the DCX BOOST has proved quite popular since its release in April 2023 and we’ve seen it show up on all sorts of boards doing all sorts of jobs. However, the trouble with making…

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REVIEW: Guitarist Magazine, DCX BOOST

By Jacob Holdsworth | Sep 4, 2023

The DCX BOOST recently recieved a 5-Star review by the folks over at Guitarist Magazine. “The DCX from Origin Effects is a really versatile boost and drive with tightly focused EQ options. If we were restricted to just having one pedal in front of an amp, this is the one we’d choose. “ Full Review:…

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