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Artist Profile: Jesse Zuretti

By Jacob Holdsworth | Jul 1, 2022

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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By Jacob Holdsworth | Jun 10, 2022

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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By Jacob Holdsworth | May 13, 2022

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

By Jacob Holdsworth | Apr 25, 2022

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?

By Jacob Holdsworth | Apr 15, 2022

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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By Jacob Holdsworth | Mar 11, 2022

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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Press Release – BASSRIG ’64 Black Panel & Super Vintage Product Release

By Jacob Holdsworth | Feb 22, 2022

Today’s the day! We are proud to announce the release of not one but two bass overdrive and preamp pedals. The Origin Effects BassRIG pedals use our ground-breaking Analogue Amp Recreation circuitry to offer some of history’s greatest bass tones. With an entire valve amp circuit recreated in miniature, clean blend and an analogue cabinet-simulated…

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Analogue Amp Recreations – Why We Do What We Do

By Jacob Holdsworth | Jan 14, 2022

The more eagle-eyed readers out there may have noticed us use the term “Analogue Amp Recreations” when referring to some of our pedals, such as the RevivalDRIVE, DELUXE61 and MAGMA57. In the vast ocean of drives, distortions, preamps, “amp in a box” pedals and Jimi knows what else, it can be hard to tell where…

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TECH TIPS: Hot Rods – The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Tradition

By Jacob Holdsworth | Dec 17, 2021

If you follow what we do at Origin Effects, you’ll have seen us release a couple of pedals that had “Hot Rod” written in big letters on the front. But what does it mean? Is it just a cool name, or a marketing buzzword? Or is it something bigger than that? Obviously it’s the latter.…

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