• Interview: Kai Tachibana (Nobels, Nordland Electronics)

    December 7, 2020 Sebastian

    Kai Tachibana is the Hamburg-based engineer behind the legendary Nobels ODR-1, which he’s recently refined and released as the ODR-C. He shared his story with Var Guitar.

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  • Nobels ODR-1 Overdrive

    December 5, 2019 Sebastian

    The ODR-1 Overdrive is a pedal from German manufacturer Nobels. Nobels is not a widely known brand in the USA, but nevertheless the ODR-1 has attained a legendary reputation amongst guitarists in the Nashville scene. A quick glance at Nobel’s Instagram will show a huge range of country guitarists who use the ODR-1 as their…

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