The team at Walrus Audio have continued to create amazing
pedals that have become staples on players boards everywhere. Based on what we saw
this year at NAMM, 2017 will not disappoint! Not only will they be adding
several new effects to the line up, but Walrus Audio has also announced a brand
new utility line. We got out first look at all the new products on Instagram.
RED High-Gain Distortion
This is the first effect pedal, currently on pre-order, to
be made available in 2017. This pedal promises to get dirty. According to
Walrus Audio it will make you want to, “Tune Down and put on a Viking helmet”. For
our readers who are still a little hazy on the difference between over drive
and distortion, you’ll want to check out this post.
The Pedal will feature bass, mid, and treble boost and cut.
You will also see the typical volume and gain controls. There is also a “texture”
toggle which will change the compression levels and overall tone. Keep an eye out
for his pedal as orders begin shipping soon.
Monument Harmonic Tremolo
We first caught wind of this pedal at summer NAMM in 2016.
This pedal with feature an analogue signal path controlled by a digital LFO.
Players will also have the option of both a standard tremolo or harmonic.
pedal should be hitting the shelves in February. Expect a new take on an instant Classic.
We haven't heard much about what new features you'll see on the V2, but expect general improvements and maybe a few new options.
– Starting March start looking for these to show up on your friends pedalboards. This has been referred to as a midrange overdrive. This means you can probably expect it to sound similar to the Tubescreamer family. We will do our best to update you as we learn more.
Arp-87 Multifunction Delay
This is the biggest mystery to us. Right now the expected
release is July 2017. The one thing that is certain: you can never have too
The other thing we are excited about is the Walrus Audio
Utility Line. There isn't anyhting here that you haven't seen before, but you can expect high
a well made product that gets the job done. Next time you need a blend pedal, AB Switcher, or Tap Tempo, you might want to check with the team at Walrus.
2017 is sure to be a big year for Walrus Audio. As you get to try
out these pedals for yourself let us know what you think on Twitter or Instagram.