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Analog

Quick Hit: Lovepedal Hi Volt

July 11, 2014
The Michigan boutique stompbox shop’s latest is a high-gain monster with extensive EQ controls.
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Juliet Collective Orangecream Review

June 19, 2014
Can this distortion/fuzz chameleon deliver the larger-than-life sounds of Cream-era Clapton?
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Quick Hit: MXR Echoplex Preamp Mini-Review

June 9, 2014
This Echoplex preamp in stompbox form can enhance dynamics and adds organic-sounding dirt.
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Hermida Audio Dover Drive Review

June 8, 2014
Can a tube-less Tube Driver-inspired overdrive duplicate the smooth sensitivity of the original?
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Black Cat OD-Boost Review

April 7, 2014
This boost/overdrive combo generates myriad tones, from near clean to distorted.
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SolidGoldFX Introduces the Funkzilla

March 20, 2014
Funkzilla blends an all-analog filter engine with tap tempo, variable waveforms, rhythmic patterns, direction and expression control.
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Third Man Bumble Buzz Review

March 20, 2014
Jack White's Third Man delivers a positively monstrous no-frills octave fuzz.
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Mesa/Boogie Announces Flux-Five EQ, Throttle Box EQ, and Boogie EQ Pedals

March 17, 2014
Each new EQ pedals offers a different take on some signature features.
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Fredric Effects Introduces the Unpleasant Companion MKII

March 13, 2014
The Unpleasant Companion is a harsh, uncompromising transistor fuzz.
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MXR Custom Shop Micro Amp+ Review

March 11, 2014
MXR refines an unsung classic and creates a potent tone-sculpting tool.
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SolidGoldFX Zeta Review

March 10, 2014
Amp-like overdrive, clarity, and responsiveness in a simple, rugged OD.
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NAMM '14 - Rotosound 1960s Fuzz Reissue, Wobbler Tremolo, King Henry Phaser Demos

March 7, 2014
One of the UK's stompbox pioneers harken back to their roots and reissue several new tasty effects.
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Seymour Duncan Introduces the Vapor Trail Delay

February 27, 2014
The Vapor Trail is an analog delay that includes a TRS insert that lets you to add effects to the wet signal.
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DLS Effects Releases the Reckless Driver

February 26, 2014
The Reckless Driver uses an Attack switch that changes the edge and brightness.
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Freaking Sick Electronics Introduces the Thirty Volt Overdrive

February 25, 2014
The Thirty Volt Overdrive features a voltage selector that lets you choose between 3, 15, and 30 volts.
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ModTone Effects Releases the Bohemian Overdrive

February 24, 2014
The Bohemian features a three-knob configuration consisting of volume, tone, and gain.
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SynapticGroove Snapperhead Review

February 18, 2014
A super-simple overdrive/distortion with impressive range.
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SynapticGroove Announces the SlackJaw Fuzz Pedal

February 18, 2014
The SlackJaw features a three-way switch for compression, boost, and saturation.
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Buffalo FX Introduces the Patriot

February 10, 2014
The Patriot uses rare Russian diodes to emulate the sound of David Gilmour's lead tone.
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Rainger FX Air Traffic Controller Review

February 6, 2014
Unique distortion device gets weird with a white noise generator and low-pass filter.
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