Top 20 Boutique Pedal Makers?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by fuzzface71, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. scolfax

    scolfax Supporting Member

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  2. Non-Digital Tom

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    Sadly, HBE recently called it quits... and I don't even think Eventide would refer to themselves as boutique. High end pro audio, sure. But that doesn't make it boutique.
     
  3. BathTimeStrummer

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    For all the love that the Mythical Overdrive gets, I'm surprised Rimrock didn't get a single mention in 7 pages!
     
  4. Fatherflot

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    I've bought and sold several Catalinbreads, Wampler, Strymon, MI Audio, Xotic, Way Huge, Analogman, TC Electronics, BBE. . .

    But the Basic Audio Futureman soldiers on as my only boutique pedal.
     
  5. twp

    twp Likes guitars; loves music... Silver Supporting Member

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    Many great ones but my top 3 are

    Rawkworks
    Empress Effects
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    Stomp Under Foot.

    Mike, Steve, and Matt respectively are great guys and build top-notch effects.
     
  6. misisipimike

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    I feel that for someone to be one of the top "boutique" pedal makers their product must show a personalized voice. If a company is mostly known for making clones of other guy's circuits with high grade parts it doesn't really count as "boutique" to me.

    My list that I have personal experience with would have to include Analogman, Wampler, Keeley, Lizard Legs, Zyvex and Durham Electronics. But then, I haven't owned 20 pedals that would qualify, so my list is pretty lacking I'm sure.
     
  7. francus1971

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  8. JimmyR

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    Um, struggling now... :)

    Can I say Himmelstrutz again?
     
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    I know it's only four but thought I'd chip in! Some other great brand mentioned by other people.
     
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