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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12 of the Best Compact Enclosure Zonk Machine Style Fuzz Pedals

12 of the Best Compact Enclosure Zonk Machine Style Fuzz Pedals

This article was inspired by a series of dialogues I had with my now pal Bruno - about DanDrive Secret and Acid Fuzz Zoink Machine fuzzes initially - ...
Glou-Glou Returns with the STEAK Multi-Band, Modulating, Oscillating, Multi-Mode Dual Voice Distortion Station

Glou-Glou Returns with the STEAK Multi-Band, Modulating, Oscillating, Multi-Mode Dual Voice Distortion Station

The spiritual heir to Lovetone launches yet another monster big-box masterpiece. I’ve covered several of Glou Glou’s pedals on this blog -...
In Defence of the more Complex PreAmp Pedals

In Defence of the more Complex PreAmp Pedals

I am somewhat exasperated to still be seeing several ill-informed nonsense critiques of these more fully featured pedals - where certain factions are ...

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...