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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4 Cool Noteworthy Overdrives with Character and Bite!

4 Cool Noteworthy Overdrives with Character and Bite!

The following article is composed of an assortment of essentially unrelated Overdrives which have recently caught my eye - albeit a couple of these ...
9 of the Best Mini Rat-Style Distortion Pedals

9 of the Best Mini Rat-Style Distortion Pedals

I really wanted the Wampler Ratsbane to have its time in the spotlight - as it’s truly a great example of the genre - albeit delivered with a TL...
Brian Wampler Unleashes Killer Evolved Mini Rat - the Ratsbane Distortion

Brian Wampler Unleashes Killer Evolved Mini Rat - the Ratsbane Distortion

It’s quite obvious that I’m a very significant Rat fan - as this is the 23rd pedal of that variety to be added to the collection. It was ...

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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...