The Swollen Pickle Smalls brings every ounce of vintage squash and shoegaze-y fuzz to an eminently portable form factor. The roughly 4" x 2.5" Swollen Pickle Smalls covers a wide range of tonal territory, from classic-voiced crunch to total sputtery destruction. A Filter knob reins in treble content from bright and fizzy to dark and woolly, while Sustain (gain) and Loudness (output) controls adjust for different pickup, amps, and playing styles. Onboard Scoop and Crunch toggles simplify midrange and compression characteristics, with both switches down delivering the classic 3-knob Swollen Pickle response. Stones to Smashing Pumpkins, the Swollen Pickle Smalls (WM41) from Rockin' Robbie's succeeds in packing a wealth of velvety fuzz textures into a deceptively sized housing.
One thing Rockin' Robbie's guitarists particularly appreciate about the Swollen Pickle Smalls is its wide range of coveted tones. Modern to vintage, aggressive to smooth, full-frequency to mids-tamed, the Swollen Pickle Smalls packs a lot of sonic diversity into an incredibly sized pedal.
The Swollen Pickle Smalls gives you quicker access to its iconic fuzz tones via a simplified control scheme. There are no internal toggles to futz with. And in place of the previous Pickle's Crunch and Scoop knobs, toggles give up those mid-scooped tones and enhanced compression characteristics. Fans of the classic 3-knob design can have their fun, too, with both toggles down delivering the traditional response.
Way Huge is as famous for its defiantly chunky enclosures as its genre-bending tonal sugar. The Way Huge Smalls series offers all the charm of its full-sized contemporaries — tone, cheek, and visual impact — in a more board-friendly format. These pedals don't just conserve real estate; they sip current, which means you can run a board full of them with little to no impact on your power supply. The metal enclosures, jumbo knobs, and iconic Way Huge graphics authentically capture the full impact of these reborn classics, with no hit to vibe or ability. An additional feature we at Rockin' Robbie's dig is the Smalls series' true hard-wire bypass switching, which promises to better preserve signal integrity when pedals are disengaged.