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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20 of the Best Compact Marshall Style Pedals

20 of the Best Compact Marshall Style Pedals

After doing lots of more individual flavours of drive pedal overviews recently - it’s time to do another roundup of that most eternally ...
The Perfect Compact Guitar Pedal Design - Take 2

The Perfect Compact Guitar Pedal Design - Take 2

So back in March of 2018 I published my first thoughts on an idealised perfect Compact Pedal/interface design - taking the best of current pedal-...
9 of the Best Compact Multi-Drive Pedals

9 of the Best Compact Multi-Drive Pedals

I’m known for my 12 Degrees of Saturation Methodology and organising drive/dirt pedals into a specific category. I do however also like multi-...

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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...

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