This mind-bending offset features a built-in fuzz, pitch-shifter, delay and reverb: Noveller explains how she uses it

Noveller aka Sarah Lipstate
(Image credit: Sarah Lipstate/Rémy Grandroques)

Noveller, aka Sarah Lipstate, is one of the most creative electric guitar players of the 21st century, utilizing a boatload of effects pedals to produce mind-bending ambient textures that most synth players would kill for - and she does it all live, too.

Trust Lipstate, then, to do things a little differently when it comes to guitars: recently, the bow-keen six-string luminary shared a shot of a custom BilT model she had recently acquired, featuring a bewildering array of controls - 22, by our count.

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Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.