KMA Machines unveils the Pylon, a feature-packed two-in-one noise gate and boost pedal

KMA Machines Pylon
(Image credit: KMA Machines)

After revealing the highly tweakable, Big Muff-inspired Chief Disruptor last month, Berlin's KMA Machines has further expanded its pedal offering, unveiling the Pylon, an all-in-one boost, noise gate and transformer buffer.

Based on a Blackmer VCA circuit, the pedal's noise gate features a simple control set, with a single central knob to control its threshold and a toggle switch for choosing between fast and slow decay time.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.