Today I wanted to talk about the StinkBug Overdrive by Emma Electronics. Emma is company from Denmark making some great sounding pedals. They make a few pedals that are gaining some great attention out there – StinkBug Overdrive, ReezaFRATztiz and DiscomBOBulator to name a few. I came across a great video by Burgerman666 on the StinkBug, so I’ll focus on that… for now.
Here is the official description of the Emma StinkBug:
The Emma Electronic StinkBug classic overdrive pedal has the best of what’s out there, but keeps the body and character of your guitar’s sound intact.
With the StinkBug pedal, the mids respond well, and the highs and lows are right out front for blues rock and pop. In addition, Emma chose a circuit with a particularly nice warmth to it.
The Low and High controls give great control of the amount of mids in the pedal. Turn them both down, and the mid-range comes out, but without being nasal. Turn them up, and the mids gets slightly scooped, still keeping the sound full and punchy.
The Emma StinkBug pedal works great for blues, pop, and rock. It sings well and has great mid-range response.
Here is the video by Burgerman666 showing what the Emma Stinkbug can do. If you haven’t subscribed to Burgman666, I would highly recommend subscribing to his channel. He has great pedal demos.