The Pedal Movie: release date confirmed and new trailer released

Reverb's ambitious feature-length documentary film on the evolution of guitar effects pedals finally has a release date of April 30 for rent or purchase, and you can see a brand new trailer above.

They've clearly spent a lot of time on this to deliver the kind of story effects pedals deserve. Because they're a really interesting a side of the guitar industry that became effectively democratised because of the accessibility they offer; one-person operations can start building pedals with the right know-how. 

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(Image credit: Future)

For more updates on The Pedal Movie, head to Reverb (opens in new tab)

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. I've currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with my own songs and I am enjoying playing covers in function bands.