There's no doubt about it; the effects pedal (opens in new tab) market is huge and it's getting bigger. It's now become normal to see £200 overdrive pedals (opens in new tab) on sale, while players are enjoying the benefits of incredible entry level value too . But how did we get here and who were the people that have been the heroes of stompbox evolution? Reverb's forthcoming feature The Pedal Movie reveals all.
Reverb has spent a long time on this and its in-depth treatment should make this the definitive documentary on effects. As well as industry icons like Robert Keeley (opens in new tab), they've also spoken to players too – look out for J Mascis (opens in new tab) in the extended trailer above.
The Pedal Move is set for release on streaming platforms early next year. For more info, head to reverb.com (opens in new tab)