“The ultimate dual overdrive”: Beetronics combines Bluesbreaker and Klon tones in its latest pedal – but there’s a clever twist

Beetronics Wannabee
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Beetronics has released the Wannabee Beelateral Buzz – a new dual-drive stompbox inspired by Bluesbreaker and Klon Centaur circuits that the firm has dubbed the “ultimate overdrive tool”. 

The company's previous creations – including the Abelha Tropical fuzz and Nectar Tone Sweetener – have focused on originality, but the Wannabee takes a different approach.  

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Phil Weller

A freelance writer with a penchant for music that gets weird, Phil is a regular contributor to Prog, Guitar World, and Total Guitar magazines and is especially keen on shining a light on unknown artists. Outside of the journalism realm, you can find him writing angular riffs in progressive metal band, Prognosis, in which he slings an 8-string Strandberg Boden Original, churning that low string through a variety of tunings. He's also a published author and is currently penning his debut novel which chucks fantasy, mythology and humanity into a great big melting pot.