Flattley Revolution review

A dynamic overdrive pedal from the UK-based boutique maker with TS-style tones, clipping options, and a lot to get excited about

Flattley Revolution
(Image: © Future / Olly Curtis)

Guitar World Verdict

There’s no shortage of drive pedals around, but this example excels with its easy playability and three-voice versatility.


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    Switchable clipping options.

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    More than just another TS-style overdrive.

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    Touch-sensitive and cleans up nicely.


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    It's expensive.

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Gloucestershire, UK-based boutique pedal company Flattley Guitar Pedals specialises in hand-wired pedals that aim to use only the highest quality components. 

Designer and builder Paul Flattley offers meticulously hand-finished pedals with artwork created by his daughter Phoebe, a graphic designer, who often bases the art around Mexican sugar skulls.

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Trevor Curwen

Trevor Curwen has played guitar for several decades – he's also mimed it on the UK's Top of the Pops. Much of his working life, though, has been spent behind the mixing desk, during which time he has built up a solid collection of the guitars, amps and pedals needed to cover just about any studio session. He writes pedal reviews for Guitarist and has contributed to Total Guitar, MusicRadar and Future Music among others.