NAMM 2020 Round Up: RevivalTREM and Hot Rod Pedals Go Down a Storm

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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RevivalDRIVE to the Rescue – Joey Landreth in Concert

Joey Landreth putting Origin Effects RevivalDRIVE on pedalboard

Our new overdrive was the solution to Joey’s headroom hang-up If you’re into honest, soulful, lyrical, and expressive guitar playing and you haven’t heard of Joey Landreth then you need to jump on YouTube immediately and be prepared for your jaw to drop. Harkening from Winnipeg, Canada, Joey has the whole package; technical as well…

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Artist profile: Matt Biffa

Matt Biffa Music Supervisor Origin Effects Cali76 RevivalDRIVE artist

Musicians of all varieties use Origin Effects pedals; we’ve been contacted by electric and acoustic guitarists, bassists, lap steel players, singer, sound engineers, producers, and even the composer of the DOOM video game soundtrack. We can now add Music Supervisor to our talent pool following this email we received from the esteemed, Mr Matt Biffa:…

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Origin Effects Commemorate a Successful 2017

A Champion Year for Compressor Pedals With 4 new Limited Edition Cali76 Compact Deluxes, huge names added to our artist roster, and increased production efficiency resulting in a price drop, we’ve had a jam-packed year! In the past 12 months, the market for compressor pedals has sky-rocketed with more and more players understanding the benefits of…

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Pedal Notes: Ryan Scott Graham from State Champs

Ryan Scott Graham State Champs Bass Rig Origin Effects Cali76 Pedal Notes Darkglass

Pedal Notes: Ryan Scott Graham from State Champs We’re proud to present the first in a new set of videos that we’re calling “Pedal Notes”. In true Rig Rundown fashion, we will be meeting some of our artists to quiz them on all things gear-related and to get an insight into how they use their Origin Effects pedals…

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Hanging Out With The Killers

Jake Blanton Killers Bassist Origin Effects Cali76 Compact Bass Pedal Sia Beck Mark Stoermer Simon Keats

Hanging out with Killers’ bass player, Jake Blanton The Killers are one of the biggest rock bands to have emerged in the past 20 years with hits such as Mr Brightside, Somebody Told Me, When You Were Young, and Human gracing the top of the charts all over the world. As well as working with the likes of…

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A Visit to Graham Coxon’s Home Studio

Graham Coxon Origin Effects Cali76-CD Union Jack Cali 76 Compact Deluxe compression pedal blur

The British music legend welcomed us into his studio In the past 25 years, no musician has epitomised Britishness quite as much as Graham Coxon. His out-of-the-box creativity combines with an intellectual wit brings to mind what is best about the UK. During his time in Britpop mega-group, Blur, to his solo work, Graham has always…

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Pedalboards of the Stars

Dan Rothman Graham Coxon Fred Fairbrass Linda Taylor Simple Minds Pedalboard Origin Effects Cali76 gigrig

Origin Effects Artists Share Their Pedalboards We’ve added a load more artists onto our Artists Page this month including lots of pedalboard shots… these boards, from Graham Coxon, London Grammer, Simple Minds, Right Said Fred, and Linda Taylor, are super-clean and feature some high-end stompboxes and switchers. Let’s delve into the world of pro rigs…First up…

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