“A must-have for guitarists in pursuit of those legendary Beatles tones”: Aclam unveils The Mocker, a Fab Four-inspired fuzz pedal

Aclam The Mocker
(Image credit: Aclam Guitars)

Aclam Guitars has launched The Mocker, a retro fuzz pedal that challenges the notion that in 2023 you need generative AI to perfect Beatles sounds when all you need is some NOS Philips OA200 diodes. And maybe some love, too.

The Mocker is the latest in a series of Aclam stompboxes to be inspired by seminal electric guitar tones in pop culture. We’ve had the Woman Tone pedal, which is a Marshall amp-inspired overdrive pedal that is designed to nail Eric Clapton’s Cream-era tone. 

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Jonathan Horsley

Jonathan Horsley has been writing about guitars since 2005, playing them since 1990, and regularly contributes to publications including Guitar World, MusicRadar and Total Guitar. He uses Jazz III nylon picks, 10s during the week, 9s at the weekend, and shamefully still struggles with rhythm figure one of Van Halen’s Panama.