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Our Favourite Boutique Pedal Builders

Season 5, Ep. 6

Hello dear listener, 


This week, Matt Knight is back from his fortnight long hiatus, and we're talking all about our favourite little effects pedal builders and all the wonderful gear that they make! 

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