Six String Tales, Origin Effects, RevivalDRIVE, Cali76, Gibson, Marshall Plexi

“There was a great demand out there for a studio-grade compressor pedal.” Back in November 2018, Chris Prescott from Dark Sky Media paid us a visit here at Origin HQ to film a short documentary about our true origins as a company.In this short film, Simon explains how he came up with the concept for…

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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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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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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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Marcus King Band Shoreditch Blues Kitchen Gibson ES345

Marcus King Band Interview One of the world’s freshest talents with a guitar, Marcus King, talks Gibsons, recording multiple amps and wearing a giant fake beard on stage with Warren Haynes. 20 year-old Marcus King is a must-hear guitarist who’s latest album with The Marcus King Band features Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes, who also…

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Andertons Stock of Origin Effects Compact analogue compressor pedals Urei 1176 boutique in a stompbox

Compressors According To Origin Effects Mega music store, Andertons, recently quizzed us on compressors and the task of answering fell to Origin Effects’ founder and designer, Simon Keats. This article really digs deep into that often misunderstood question – I’m a guitar player, why do I need a compressor pedal? Most guitar players know that “a compressor makes quiet…

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Simon Keats of Origin Effects

An Interview with Simon Keats of Origin Effects Our premier Scottish dealer, Red Dog Music, have published an interview with our founder and designer, Simon Keats, on their blog. We’ve re-posted the interview here so you can get an insight behind the scenes at Origin Effects…You’ve worked with quite a lot of pro-audio heavyweights in…

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