Tech Tips: Octaves and Origin

Febuary 17th, 2023 |  John Dines   This month’s Tech Tips is inspired by a couple of things. Firstly, in the year since the launch of the BASSRIG pedals, we’ve seen a few players who play guitar and bass and own both the BASSRIG and RevivalDRIVE pedals from Origin’s Amp Recreation range. Secondly, we have…

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Artist Interview: Scott Sharrard

Who are you and what do you do?  I am a guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and educator. I have had my own solo band for 20 years, with my most recent album, Rustbelt, released in 2021. From 2008-2017 I was the guitarist and musical director for the Gregg Allman Band and was nominated for two…

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M-EQ DRIVER vs HALCYON GREEN OVERDRIVE

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

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

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

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

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

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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