ThorpyFX Muffroom Cloud fuzz pedal review

ThorpyFX Muffroom Cloud

Could Major Thorpe’s second offering be all Muffs to all men? Chris Vinnicombe gets a visit from the fuzz in the G&B review of the ThorpyFX Muffroom Cloud… Regular readers will remember ThorpyFX from the Gunshot overdrive pedal we were wowed by in the August issue of G&B. As we explained in our Gunshot review, ThorpyFX came into being More...

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