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Lose yourself in the Walrus Audio Mako Series D1 Delay pedal's dazzling array of sounds

We saw a lot of gear at this year's NAMM show - enough that it was sometimes difficult to remember one pedal, guitar amp or electric/acoustic guitar from another. One piece of gear that unquestionably stood out from the lot though, was the Walrus Audio Mako Series D1 delay pedal.

Featuring five custom-tuned programs - Digital, Mod, Vintage, Dual and Reverse - the pedal covers an incredible array of sounds. No matter what you throw at it - from twangy riffing to spare, single-note leads - the D1 can add a touch of drama and beauty to just about anything.

Guitar World's own Paul Riario got a glimpse of the pedal at the show, and - thanks to the friendly folks at Walrus - was recently able to take a deep dive into the pedal's many, many sounds and features.

You can see his findings for yourself in the demo video above.

For more info, stop by Walrus Audio (opens in new tab).

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Jackson Maxwell
Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player (opens in new tab). Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder (opens in new tab) and Unrecorded (opens in new tab). Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.