Premier Guitar features affiliate links to help support our content. We may earn a commission on any affiliated purchases.

Mayfly Introduces the Sunrise

Mayfly Introduces the Sunrise

Featuring analog circuitry, stereo reverb, and tweakable cabinet simulation, this pedal is perfect for direct PA or DAW use.

The Sunrise is clean at low volumes and begins to break up as the volume control passes 12 o’clock. The Sunrise features Treble, Midrange, and Bass controls that accurately model the response of the original amplifiers, as well as Volume, Master Volume, Reverb, and Dwell controls.

The stock cabinet simulator in the Sunrise is the familiar open-backed American sound. The Sunrise can be easily changed to a closed-back British tone or anything in between using internal Cone / Cabinet resonance controls. Just like the originals, the Sunrise is pedal-friendly. It features relay-based full bypass: it can live at the end of your pedalboard and only be engaged as needed.


  • That Blackface Reverb sound – direct into the PA or DAW.
  • Treble, Midrange, and Bass controls respond as the original.
  • Volume and Master Volume controls.
  • Footswitchable stereo reverb with Level and Dwell controls.
  • Stereo headphone jack.
  • Tweakable cabinet simulator.
  • Pedal friendly.
  • Full bypass using relays.
  • Amp and cabinet emulator circuitry is all analog.

MAP price: $292

MayFly’s other pedal offerings include the Sketchy Zebra (phase shifter), Goddess (dual chorus), My EvilTwin (delay with modulation), Jellyfish (dual reverb), Open Window (overdrive), Dirty Window(distortion), Demon Girl (fuzz), and the VoxBox (microphone effects loop).

For more information, please visit

MayFly Sunrise Short Introduction

On her new record with her trio, Molly Miller executes a live-feeling work of structural harmony that mirrors her busy life.

Photo by Anna Azarov

The accomplished guitarist and teacher’s new record, like her lifestyle, is taut and exciting—no more, and certainly no less, than is needed.

Molly Miller, a self-described “high-energy person,” is fully charged by the crack of dawn. When Ischeduled our interview, she opted for the very first slot available—8:30 a.m.—just before her 10 a.m. tennis match!

Read MoreShow less

On this season finale episode, the actor and musician leads a Prine-inspired songwriting session about how few tools we have in our collective toolbox.

Read MoreShow less

Featuring enhanced amp models, a built-in creative looper, AI-powered tone exploration, and smart jam features.

Read MoreShow less

Donner andThird Man Hardware’s $99, three-in-one analog distortion, phaser, and delay honors Jack White’s budget gear roots.

Compact. Light. Fun. Dirt cheap. Many cool sounds that make this pedal a viable option for traveling pros.

Phaser level control not much use below 1 o’clock. Repeats are bright for an analog delay. Greater range of low-gain sounds would be nice.


Donner X Third Man Triple Threat


A huge part of the early White Stripes mystique, sound, ethos, and identity was tied to guitars and amps that, at the time, you could luck into for cheap at a garage sale. These days, it’s harder to score a Crestwood Astral II, or Silvertone Twin Twelve with a part-time job in the ice cream shop. Back in the late ’90s, though, they were a source of raw, nasty sounds for less than a new, more generic guitar or amp.

Read MoreShow less