“The perfect amp-in-a-box pedal”? Tsakalis AudioWorks’ tube-loaded Mothership merges analog warmth with highly configurable cab sims in one tube overdrive/preamp pedal

Tsakalis Audioworks Mothership
(Image credit: Tsakalis Audioworks)

Tsakalis AudioWorks has released an overdrive/preamp pedal called the Mothership which, as its name suggests, offers a dizzying number of tweakable controls. 

The Greek hand-crafted pedal firm assures players the Mothership is a compact, lightweight, and user-friendly solution for authentic vintage and modern tube amp tones designed for pedalboards of all sizes. 

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Phil Weller

A freelance writer with a penchant for music that gets weird, Phil is a regular contributor to Prog, Guitar World, and Total Guitar magazines and is especially keen on shining a light on unknown artists. Outside of the journalism realm, you can find him writing angular riffs in progressive metal band, Prognosis, in which he slings an 8-string Strandberg Boden Original, churning that low string through a variety of tunings. He's also a published author and is currently penning his debut novel which chucks fantasy, mythology and humanity into a great big melting pot.