Pigtronix Echolution review

  • £395
  • $649
The Echolution has plenty under the hood - but its price tag is still hefty.

MusicRadar Verdict

It sounds great, but could you justify spending the best part of 400 quid on a box that has no memories to store your sounds?


  • +

    Huge range of sounds; phi switch.


  • -

    No onboard memory; US plug on PSU.

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Combining digital delay with analogue processing, the Echolution aims to deliver a range of sounds that includes tape echo emulation and modulated delay with chorus and/or tremolo applied.


With eight knobs, 12 toggle switches, three footswitches plus provision for a remote switch and expression pedal, the Echolution gives you plenty to play with.

Multitap delays are built with a series of virtual tape heads at fractions of the master delay time and with all the different treatments that can be applied there's a vast palette of echo and delay.

Trevor Curwen has played guitar for several decades – he's also mimed it on the UK's Top of the Pops. Much of his working life, though, has been spent behind the mixing desk, during which time he has built up a solid collection of the guitars, amps and pedals needed to cover just about any studio session. He writes pedal reviews for Guitarist and has contributed to Total Guitar, MusicRadar and Future Music among others.