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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Boss Revolutionizes Home Playback once more with its Immersive Bluetooth Waza-Air Katana Modelling Headphones

Boss Revolutionizes Home Playback once more with its Immersive Bluetooth Waza-Air Katana Modelling Headphones

Boss’s new launch kind of brings me full circle on when I started guitar in my teenage years. I had a great guitar at the time - an all-black I...
28 of the Best Mini Fuzz Pedals - 2019 Edition

28 of the Best Mini Fuzz Pedals - 2019 Edition

When I started this roundup a few years ago, there were only 9 pedals in my selection, while this latest edition has 28 - which will likely be the ...
Tone City Collaborates with Two Celebrated Andertons Staffers for Artist Editions of its Mandragora and Wild Fire Gain Pedals

Tone City Collaborates with Two Celebrated Andertons Staffers for Artist Editions of its Mandragora and Wild Fire Gain Pedals

I’m occasionally chastised by readers for not featuring enough lower cost pedals on this site - which is a somewhat unfair criticism really as I...

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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...