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Empress Effects MkII Compressor

Empress Effects came to NAMM with the MkII version of their Compressor stomp (bottom), which boasts a revised LED readout and cool side-chain and bass-treble “tilt” features. But we couldn’t NOT show you their kick-ass Legos-on-steroids booth, which gave us strong vibes of being inside Super Mario Bros.