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By Jacob Holdsworth | Jan 13, 2023

January 13th, 2023 |  John Dines Need Some Midrange Punch? Get Ready For the Big Fight! Origin fans out there will have noticed we now have two contenders for the mid-forward overdrive spot on your board, but can there only be one winner? After a number of inquiries from curious customers, we thought we’d weigh…

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2022: A Year In Review

By Jacob Holdsworth | Dec 23, 2022

December 23rd, 2022 |  John Dines   It’s been an eventful year for Origin Effects, with enticing new products, exciting new artists and even a big anniversary for the brand! So, as 2022 draws to a close, join us in looking back at some of the year’s most significant moments.    Febuary 2022: Back in…

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2022: What We’ve Been Listening To Whilst Making Pedals

By Jacob Holdsworth | Dec 23, 2022

As Origin has grown over the years, so has the variety of music being played in and around the office. Whether we’re designing, building, ordering parts or taking photographs, listening to music remains a key part of the pedal process here at Origin Effects. In celebration of that fact, we asked those in the office…

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TECH TIPS: Modern Bass Tones – Super Vintage Gets Super Modern

By Jacob Holdsworth | Dec 9, 2022

December 9th, 2022 |  John Dines As you may already have seen, we were honoured to have Vman, bassist of Slipknot, visit Origin Effects HQ recently. While he was here trying prototype pedals, he was plugged into a BASSRIG Super Vintage and a Cali76 Compact Bass – two mainstays of his touring rig – and…

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VMAN Visits Origin Effects HQ || VMAN Pedal Giveaway

By Jacob Holdsworth | Dec 8, 2022

December 9th, 2022 |  John Dines VMAN Visits Origin Effects HQ: Win a pedal built and signed by Alessandro “Vman” Venturella, bassist of Slipknot!  It’s one thing to have a pedal endorsed by your favourite artist but it’s not often you get to own one actually built by them! We are offering the chance to…

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Press Release – M-EQ DRIVER – Product Launch

By Jacob Holdsworth | Nov 22, 2022

November 22nd, 2022 |  John Dines INTRODUCING THE M-EQ DRIVER MID BOOSTER & DRIVE  Origin Effects are proud to announce the new M-EQ DRIVER mid booster & drive pedal. Based on a vintage Pultec® studio EQ, this unique pedal offers a range of mid-focused tones, from a subtle mid boost to thick, resonant overdrive. Featuring…

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The Halcyon Green Overdrive Recieves The Premier Guitar ‘Premier Gear’ Award

By Jacob Holdsworth | Nov 21, 2022

The full review can be found here: https://www.premierguitar.com/origin-effects-halcyon-green-overdrive  

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TECH TIPS: Stereo Direct Rigs – Making Complicated Stuff Simpler

By Jacob Holdsworth | Nov 10, 2022

November 22nd, 2022 |  John Dines Stereo rigs are awesome. Anyone who’s hooked up a fancy delay or reverb to any pair of amps knows that it’s hard to go back once you’ve immersed yourself in that soundscape. Direct rigs are also awesome. It’s very common these days to see players pairing an “amp in…

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Artist Interview – Romesh Dodangoda

By Jacob Holdsworth | Oct 28, 2022

Who are you and what do you do? I’m Romesh Dodangoda. I’m a record producer & mixer from Wales, UK mainly working in rock music. I have a private studio called Long Wave, situated in Cardiff, which is where I do the majority of my work, but also love travelling to various studios depending on…

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