Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite teams up with Reuss Effects for signature Plasmatron pedal

Reuss Effects Plasmatron
(Image credit: Reuss Musical Instruments)

Danish boutique effects pedal maker Reuss Effects has teamed up with Mogwai frontman and electric guitar player Stuart Braithwaite for a signature distortion/fuzz hybrid pedal, the Plasmatron.

Described as a tonal amalgamation of the units Braithwaite uses on his own rig – namely, the Danelectro Fab Tone distortion pedal and a slew of op amp-based Muff-esque fuzz pedals – the Plasmatron seeks to blend the best of both worlds into one succinct unit.

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Matt Owen
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Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.