Richland, WA (November 22, 2016) -- Adding to the company’s well-established line of boutique guitar effects, Matthews Effects has unveiled the new “Architect V2” Foundational Overdrive. The Architect is a mythically inspired overdrive with improvements! The gain structure has remained the same and acts as two separate knobs in one controlling the mix of a clean boost signal and a separate overdriven signal as well as turning up and down the gain of said overdriven signal. The EQ section though now has a full 3 band baxandall tone stack that lets you cut or boost the Bass, Mid's and Treble giving you way more control over the tone and shape of your drive. Its still running internally at 18v for the best possible head room and clarity and this coupled with the 3 different clipping options that give you 3 different flavors of gain make for a wide range of tones available to you.

The Architect highlights include:

  • Output: your overall volume
  • Bass: Cut or Boost the bass
  • Mid: Cut or Boost the mid's
  • Treble: Cut or Boost the treble
  • Gain: The amount of overdrive mixed in
  • Clipping: Choose between Germanium, Silicon and Diode Lift (no clipping)
  • Soft Touch True Bypass
  • Top Hole Jacks

All Matthews Effects products are designed and built in the company’s Richland Wa home. Street price is $189

For more information:
Matthew Effects