ThorpyFX aims to harness Syd Barrett’s early Pink Floyd tones with new Scarlet Tunic amp emulator pedal

ThorpyFX Scarlet Tunic
(Image credit: ThorpyFX)

It wasn’t present for the NAMM 2022 event festivities, but that hasn’t stopped ThorpyFX from capitalizing on the new gear hype currently flooding the community.

As such, the boutique British pedal brand has debuted the Scarlet Tunic – an analog amp-in-a-box “years in the making”, which aims to tap into the tones of late Pink Floyd co-founder, Syd Barrett.

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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.