The Swan Hunter

I’m sorry this is so late. Lots of you have been asking about the new pedal for a few weeks now, but I just haven’t had time to sit down and write about it, but here I am 2 weeks from launch! Better late than never eh? As usual I’ve divided it into questions and…

The Swan Hunter – block diagram

I don’t have time to write in more depth about the pedal, but cos so many people are asking I’m just going to put up the block diagram so you can see what’s going on. I promise I’ll be back to give more detail about what it does and a bit of info behind the…

A sign of things to come?

Man, it feels like a lot is happening all at once. But then I think life is pretty much always like that right? Plenty of hiccups, upsets and some plain bad luck the last few weeks, but also plenty of good stuff to report. Supply chains It all started a few weeks ago, when word…

Spring break!

Time for an update ! The last few months have been really busy. I’ve been on social media a lot less this year so I just want to explain what’s been happening behind the scenes, the longer than usual lead times and what the plan is for the rest of the year. After releasing the…

The price, costs and value of pedals… …oh and flippers too.

Before I get started, I wanted to say why I’m writing this article. There are a few things that I’ve wanted to address over the last year or so related to the cost of pedals as well as some business decisions that have to be made around pricing. One of the first things that got…

The Kilter

Firstly the TLDR bits. The Kilter will be released on Friday 27th November. It will retail at $210. It is a modulation pedal with a single input, a single output, and two FX loops in parallel. The Kilter modulates your signal between the two FX loops. Basically, when one FX loop gets quieter, the other…

The Fettle Boost Vs. The Canny Fettle Boost

The Fettle Circuit The Wee Fettle Boost was the first circuit we worked on from scratch. It’s pre-Champion Leccy, when this whole thing was just an all-consuming hobby. We originally crammed it into a 1590A enclosure and only made a handful, back in the days when everything was handpainted. The Fettle Boost It’s a simple…

May 2020 – Changes and updates

Hello folks, I hope you’re all doing well. Just a few updates for yous. Firstly as you may have seen, we’re not putting up any more Skitter or Woozy preorder slots. Unfortunately the Electric Druid LFOs that we use in both designs have been held up in the chaos that has become of international shipping….

shipping (April onwards)

edited (Sunday May 10th) I realise that this post is going up on April Fools Day, but… Due to local public safety guidelines, I will only be making one trip to the Post Office per week (fewer if possible). What does that mean for orders? Currently (May), lead time is 1 – 2 weeks. If…

March onwards 2020 – Pandemic Plans

So, for most of us it’s going to be a time of hunkering down and waiting it out. For those of you bored enough to be reading this, I just thought it might be worth giving you an outline for our plans. First and foremost though, I hope everyone is keeping safe. It might seem…