The AirTrash Will Make Your Guitar Sound like “Absolute Garbage”

Mattoverse Electronics has introduced the AirTrash, a new pedal for guitar or bass that, in the company’s words, sounds like “absolute garbage.” A fuzz pedal at heart, the AirTrash is sensitive to pick attack and changes in instrument volume, and creates massive sonic chaos in response.

While the pedal’s sounds are somewhat indefinable, Mattoverse lovingly describes the stompbox as a “simple, impractical and disgusting beast.” To hear the AirTrash for yourself, check out the short demo video below.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.