About brian marshall

Brian has been playing guitar for over 25 years and has been using stompboxes just as long. He also loves synthesizers, electronics and cats. If he's not designing or building pedals he's probably playing guitar or reminiscing about making music on 8-bit computers. Brian founded Subdecay in 2004.

Subdecay launches the Vector Preamp.

By | 2017-08-23T19:38:58+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|news|

Subdecay is proud to announce the new eleven channel Vector Preamp. The Oregon pedal maker merges their early roots of fuzz and overdrive with their current design ethos. The Vector uses digitally controlled analog gain stages and an internal tonestack to pack eleven channels of overdrive and fuzz into a stunningly compact pedal. The

Your Power Supply Sucks: 60 cycle hum edition.

By | 2017-04-10T19:35:12+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Know your gear, news|

Guitar is a naturally noisy instrument. Throw 50 decibels of gain at it, crank your amp, and it’s safe to say there will be some noise. It’s amazing that any guitar rig isn’t a noise nightmare. Our copper wound guitar pickups make great antennas, and if you are anywhere near electricity 60 cycle hum