Wampler Mini Ego Compressor: Everything You Need to Know

Our day with Brian Wampler in the Sam Ash Studio continued as he presented us with expert insight into his Mini Ego Compressor pedal. The first thing that you’ll see is that this pedal is identical to the Wampler Ego Compressor, but by turning the Attack and Tone knobs into toggle switches, they were able to minimize the overall footprint of this pedal. He’ll show you just how versatile the Mini Ego is especially considering the clean blend which lets you add as little or as much compression as you want to the overall mix. You can have all the benefits of compression while still blending back in your clean tone for added dynamic flexibility. Brian will show you all this and more as we shine a spotlight on the Wampler Mini Ego Compressor.

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Dave Stutts
Dave Stutts is a native of the greater Hampton Roads area of Virginia. He received his Bachelors of Music degree in Theory & Composition from the prestigious Christopher Newport University music school. He is a music composer living and working in New York City. He specializes in orchestral/symphonic work as well as pop and digital music. His scoring work has ranged from Chamber Ensemble pieces (String Quartets/Brass Quintets), larger ensembles compositions (Wind Ensemble/Symphony Orchestra/String Orchestra), as well as short film and video game work.He is also a songwriter and a regular gigging musician in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. He refers to his style as Pop/Rock and Blues. His musical career began when he started playing guitar at age 5. He later progressed to Bass in middle school, Drums in High School, and finally Percussion and Piano in college. When asked, he has cited Michael Giacchino, Hans Zimmer, and John Williams as his major film and video game inspirations, and John Mayer as his primary pop inspiration.