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Analog

Ogre Thunderclap Review

October 31, 2014
This devilish distortion is dirty yet civilized.
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Tim Mahoney’s Top Five Oddball Pedals

October 20, 2014
311’s tap-dancing guitarist lists his must-have effects.
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Quick Hit: EarthQuaker Devices Arrows

October 9, 2014
Stupidly simple booster is a magical tone masseuse.
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Seymour Duncan Vapor Trail Analog Delay Review

September 14, 2014
This compact analog delay bubbles over with impressive modulated echo tones.
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Stomp Under Foot Serenity Overdrive Review

September 13, 2014
This simple twist on the TS template delivers a clean-to-mean OD that sings—loud!
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DOD Phasor 201 Review

September 10, 2014
This vintage-inspired phaser is rich, warm, inexpensive, and dead simple.
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Summer NAMM '14 - JHS Pedals Emperor Analog Chorus/Vibrato and Colour Box Demos

August 12, 2014
The boutique pedal brand shows and demos two of their newest stomps.
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Chase Bliss Audio Unveils the Wombtone Analog Phaser

August 6, 2014
The Wombtone phaser is ideal for the control freak who demands analog processing in their signal chain.
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Beigel Sound Lab/Mu-FX Tru-Tron 3X Review

August 3, 2014
Mike Beigel updates his classic Mu-Tron III envelope filter.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Emerson Custom Guitars Paramount and Em-Drive Demos

July 22, 2014
The family-owned Oklahoma posse introduce two new stomps at this year's show.
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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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