Review: MOD Dwarf is a lush, bottomless portal to effects that keeps getting better

If you love software, if you love the imaginative and compositional choices it affords, at last hardware is embodying that same freedom. Few devices do that more elegantly than the MOD Dwarf. MOD’s place in the sound galaxy You know the story as far as need. You like having all those choices of different effects […]

Get more doom harp in your life with this harpist’s distortion pedal reviews

Harpist Emily Hopkins is a runaway harp YouTube sensation – yes, those are still being born. A high point: reviewing “the heaviest distortion pedal I could fine” on not one but two harps.

Peter Kirn - August 26, 2021

Pedals: The Musical, where pedals sing to you about their history, is an actual thing

The age of YouTube channels about stomp pedals now has its own… well, not quite Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat so much as its own Red, White and Blaine. But it is historically accurate.

Peter Kirn - March 17, 2021

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