Once upon a time, a couple of former Strymon and Line 6 folks got together and started making 500 Series rack modules under the name Meris. Eventually they started producing pedal versions of two of the modules. I saw one of those pedals, the Ottobit Jr., demonstrated back in January by Nick Reinhart and Juan Alderete on the great YouTube channel Pedals And Effects. It immediately struck me as potentially a perfect multi-effects pedal for Guitar Moderne readers. As luck would have it, in February, Nick introduced me by email to the Meris people who were kind enough to send one when the review models became available. I dove in and here are the results.
Molten Voltage makes all those things for your pedalboard that you didn’t know you needed. They make especially cool stuff to enhance the Digitech Whammy experience. They are running a Kickstarter campaign for their latest Whammy modifier, one that turns your guitar into a sequencer—but that is just the beginning. Check out the video and kick in some money if you want to get in on the ground floor.