Redbeard Effects' Red Mist MKIV provides an alternative to the wave of generic, muddy, run-of-the-mill overdrive pedals that have flooded the pedal market. Unlike other dirt pedals, the Red Mist MKIV is a focused, crunchy overdrive pedal with a near-infinite sonic palette, capable of dialing in anything from a tasty sizzle to a face-melting swathe of distortion.
The Red Mist MKIV features an all-original circuit design, meaning it isn't just another copy or clone, and it has a wicked voice with gobs of character. Tone-sculptors will love its versatile 3-band EQ, which allows users to sprinkle in their Bass, Mid, and Treble frequencies to taste. The Mids control is particularly powerful, allowing users to dial in anything from fat, round tones that aren't saggy or nasally to bright and edgy tones that aren't harsh or grating.
Now, to the fun part - the drive settings. At the lowest gain settings, the Red Mist MKIV performs as a Boost, perfect for players looking to make their lead lines and solo work shine out. When pushed to higher gain settings, though, the Red Mist MKIV expands into cascading harmonics, percussive razor-edged grind, and gnarly feedback while retaining exceptional string definition. To put it frankly, the Red Mist MKIV is one of the most dynamic and aggressive overdrive pedals we've ever seen - and that's a good thing.
If you've been searching for the Swiss Army Knife of dirt pedals, look no further than Redbeard Effects' Red Mist MKIV - it's a mind-blowing overdrive pedal with an incredible amount of versatility.
Controls: Gain, Volume, Bass, Mids, Trebl
Power Requirements: 9V DC Center Negative
Jacks: Top Mounted
Analog or Digital: 100% Analogue Circuit
True Bypass: Yes
Enclosure: Custom Powder-Coated and Anodized
Accessories: 2 x Redbeard Effects Stickers, Redbeard Effects PCB Key ring