Simon Keats, Guitarist Magazine, Origin Effects, Cali76, SlideRIG, RevivalDRIVE

May 2019 Issue #445 “This issue, we venture to the leafy outreaches of Buckinghamshire to discover more about an effects manufacturer whose pedals are turning up on the ‘boards of top players all around the world.” Words: David Mead. Photography: Olly Curtis When guitarists as diverse as Joe Walsh, Josh Smith, Ed O’Brien and David…

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Origin Effects Cali76 Stacked Edition SlideRIG Compact Deluxe Mk2 compressor limiter pedal sidechain dualchained lowell george little feat slide guitar 1500x1000

Origin Effects Unveils Two New Dual-Chained Compressor Pedals Cali76 Stacked Edition and SlideRIG Compact Deluxe Mk2 join Origin’s celebrated range of studio-grade stompbox compressors Oxfordshire, UK (3rd May 2019) – Origin Effects has introduced a pair of new compressor pedals. While the updated SlideRIG Compact Deluxe Mk2 brings additional levels of adjustability to the SlideRIG design, the new…

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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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Origin Effects Switcher Interface

Now Taking Orders! After receiving feedback from RevivalDRIVE users, we have had many requests to make the RevivalDRIVE compatible with switching systems like the GigRig G2 and Boss ES-8.We are happy to announce that we have built up the first batch of RevivalDRIVE Switcher Interfaces and are now taking orders. The switcher interface allows the…

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Origin Effects Cali76-C with SG and Fender Super Compact Compressor Boutique Handbuilt

We’re Discontinuing Our Cali76 Compact Compressor Pedal Production of our new compressor pedals is in full swing as the first round of PCBs is being populated with our carefully selected components. The Cali76 Stacked Edition and SlideRIG MK2 gathered a wealth of positive attention at 2019’s NAMM Show so we’re very excited to release them…

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Origin effects NAMM 2019 Cali76 RevivalDRIVE SlideRIG Pedals Pedal Pedalboard Compressor New Best Analog Analogue

Check Out Our New Releases Alongside Some Old Favourites Our first NAMM show. What a rollercoaster ride! Simon and the team have spent many caffeine-fuelled days and nights constructing an engaging rig, allowing attendees to trial the full Origin Effects range in a “dream rig” scenario. At the flick of a switch, you can experience…

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Guitarist RevivalDRIVE review first page

The Most Flexible Analogue Drive Pedal Out There? There were big grins and wide smiles at Origin HQ at the start of July as we opened up issue 434 of Guitarist Magazine. The UK’s foremost guitar publication had released its RevivalDRIVE review and given it 9/10 along with its Guitarist Choice Award. In case you missed it,…

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Connections - RevivalDRIVE, switcher interface, and remote switcher 80dpi

If the slick pedalboards of Instagram are anything to go by, loop switching systems such as the game-changing “GigRig G2”, and highly programmable “Boss ES-8”, seem to be rapidly growing in popularity. Whether the goal is to keep cable runs to a minimum or to recall preset combinations of rack-mounted effects, these controllers are now…

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