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Boost

Magnetic Effects Introduces the Vortex

April 7, 2016
An open and transparent boost with a gain range that can cover tones from super clean to overdrive.
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Mu-Fx Unveils the Boostron 3

March 17, 2016
A three-in-one pedal that was created in cooperation with Rand Anderson.
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CAST Engineering Releases the Pulse Drive

March 11, 2016
Classic analog tremolo sounds with 30db of boost.
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Fuzzrocious Pedals Announces the Anomalies and Feed Me

March 7, 2016
A lo-fi, dirty delay based on the PT2399 chip and a tone shaper boasting four 12-position rotary pots.
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Tone Tips: Overdrives and Distortions and Boosts, Oh My

February 22, 2016
Demystifying the wizardry of the most popular pedal family.
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Magnetic Effects Releases the Satellite

February 16, 2016
A natural-sounding and dynamic overdrive/booster.
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NAMM '16 - Engl Pedals and RockMaster Combo Demos

February 10, 2016
The German amp company breaks out a new 1x12 combo and a new line of stompboxes.
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NAMM '16 - J. Rockett Audio Designs 45, SOS Buffer, GTO, Hooligan, Lenny & Blue Note Tour Series Demos

February 10, 2016
See and hear a whole new batch of handmade stompboxes from Chris Van Tassel and Jay Rockett.
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Suhr Unveils the Dual Boost

February 9, 2016
The Dual Boost features two independent modes each with their own Boost and Hi-Cut controls.
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NAMM '16 - EarthQuaker Devices Spatial Delivery, Acapulco Gold, Avalanche Run, & Gray Channel Demos

February 1, 2016
The crew out of Akron, Ohio, highlight eight new stompboxes and an all-tube amp.
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Keeley Electronics Announces the Tone Workstation

January 19, 2016
The Tone Workstation is the first of four Workstation releases for the 2016 Winter NAMM show.
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EarthQuaker Devices Unveils 8 New Pedals for 2016

January 15, 2016
EarthQuaker Devices releases a variety of new pedals such as the Night Wire, Spires, and Bows.
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Quick Hit: Xotic RC-Booster SH

January 1, 2016
A two-in-one pedal that is way more than the sum of its parts.
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Quick Hit: Fulltone 2B JFET Booster

December 22, 2015
JFET booster and germanium limiter unite to create sparkling, airy, signal-bumping bliss.
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Hungry Robot Pedals Announces the Midnight Sun

December 16, 2015
A dynamic tone-shaping boost with a parametric mid-notch.
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Quick Hit: Crazy Tube Circuits Magnifier Review

November 20, 2015
Whether you need to restore vitality to a massive pedalboard, or want the immaculate boosting power of a Klon, this little gem is a compelling buy.
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Radial Engineering Introduces the McBoost

November 9, 2015
A 100 percent discrete, class-A dual FET signal booster for low output dynamic and ribbon microphones.
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Xotic Effects Introduces the Scott Henderson RC Booster

November 2, 2015
A dual-channel pedal with a two-band active EQ.
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JColoccia Big Cannoli Overdrive Review

October 25, 2015
A Brit-flavored overdrive that walks the fine line between rowdy and refined.
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Mission Engineering Delta III Si Tri-Stage Distortion Review

October 22, 2015
A streamlined approach for boosted-to-fuzzy dirt tones.
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