Pedal demo expert Andy Martin chooses his favourite effects of 2021

Andy Martin's guitar pedal demos are always an essential visit for us, so when Reverb's effects guru shares his favourites of the year we're all ears. He demos hundreds of them so his picks count for a lot, and he's rounded up six here that you can compare with your own choices in our best new effects pedals of 2021 poll.

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Rob Laing
Guitars Editor, MusicRadar

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar in the UK. When I'm not rejigging pedalboards I'm usually thinking about rejigging pedalboards.