Updated Dec. 8, 2021

12 New Buzzworthy & Creative Boutique Pedals

It’s always fun, towards the end of the year, to look back at what pedal lovers searched on our site to get an idea of what pedals fires people’s imagination.

In this article, we are going to highlight twelve pedals by very boutique builders sharing the following characteristics:

  • New releases
  • Lots of controls
  • Not purely gain circuits
  • Creative design

After a little bit of research, we came up with this list of 12 new, buzzworthy & creative boutique pedals – it’s a selection of incredibly inspiring and unconventional devices by small builders for the most adventurous among you!

Interactive gallery instructions: mouseover or first tap opens pedal description; click or second tap open a video.

If you want more, don’t miss this other article from earlier in 2021, featuring 12 more pedals, now not so new anymore:

12 Creative, Unusual, Inspiring Guitar Pedals by Small Boutique Builders