10 new pedals and effects units: February 2021

Our favourite new stompbox announcements, releases and rumours of the past month.

Gamechanger Audio launches the Light Pedal – an “Optical Spring Reverb”

The pedal is available for new customers to order now.

Walrus Audio Mako Series ACS1 vs Strymon Iridium: which should I buy?

Walrus Audio’s Mako Series ACS1 arrived on the scene in January 2021, seeking to knock Strymon’s Iridium off its perch and become the go-to...

Win! A Walrus Audio Mako Series R1 worth £319!

The next iteration of Walrus’s ground-breaking Mako series is a stereo reverb with six modes and bonus features aplenty – enter now to win one.

You can now demo 150 pedals online for free with Thomann’s Stompenberg FX

Try out pedals from Boss, Walrus Audio, TC Electronic and more via your computer.

Mateus Asato teams with Jackson Audio for the Asabi Overdrive/Distortion

Featuring eight clipping options, a Baxandall-style EQ and more.

BilT shows off Revelator electric guitars fitted with Chase Bliss Blooper

The brand’s latest custom guitar with an onboard effect.