Stefan Karlsson

Stefan Karlsson

Director : Auteur : Author : Curator : Image Wrangler : Editor-in-Chief
"Going the extra mile on musical devices exploration and pushing the boundaries for what's possible or practical"

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Earthquaker Devices' Fantastic Forthcoming V3 Afterneath Otherworldly Reverberator is actually an entirely new pedal with its 9 New Modes

Earthquaker Devices' Fantastic Forthcoming V3 Afterneath Otherworldly Reverberator is actually an entirely new pedal with its 9 New Modes

I must confess that I foolishly overlooked this pedal in my recent NAMM Show coverage. Obviously Walrus Audio had recently just relaunched its Julia C...
Pedal Design 101 - The Evolution of the Stompbox Footswitch

Pedal Design 101 - The Evolution of the Stompbox Footswitch

With my extended collection of pedals, I’ve always been fascinated by the very wide variety of different footswitches and their varying action/...
Post-NAMM Projected Pedal-Chain, 2020 Roadmap and Wishlist!

Post-NAMM Projected Pedal-Chain, 2020 Roadmap and Wishlist!

I’ve already largely decided what new pedals I will be targeting this year (that I know of!) - following on from the various reveals and ...

A Few Scant Details...

Co-Founder, Director of Marketing and Client Services at Affino, as well as Founder, Director, Author / Auteur at Guitar Pedal X - which started its life as a rather informal Blog on the Affino.com corporate site. I curate, write, photo-edit and retouch everything you see on this site - to give you as broad a scope of what's out there so you can better inform your gear-buying decisions.

I'm a long-term ever-budding and exploratory musician, home-player and avowed Guitar Gear enthusiast - with a predilection for Effects Pedals in particular. Generally very passionate about the Arts, Design, Architecture and Music above everything else...