KMA Machines seeks to “transcend the well-known boundaries of overdrive” with the Logan

KMA Machines Logan drive pedal
(Image credit: KMA Machines)

German effects brand KMA Machines is promising big things from the latest effort to join its roster, the Logan distortion pedal.

Promising to “transcend the well-known boundaries of overdrive”, the Logan boasts an active three-band EQ, including a footswitchable parametric mid-EQ, which can be positioned pre- or post-gain, while you can use an external expression pedal to sweep the filter, too.

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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.