October 2016

Boost

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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Wampler Pedals Announces the CataPulp OD/Distortion and the Tumnus OD/Boost

October 19, 2015
The Indiana-based tone tweakers crank out two new dual-function stomps.
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Providence Introduces the Vitalizer FB

September 9, 2015
It's designed to minimize the tonal change when you boost the signal.
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Wampler Plexi-Drive Deluxe Review

August 27, 2015
A more versatile version of Wampler’s “plexi-in-a-box.”
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Dr. Z Announces the Z-Drive

August 26, 2015
A boost/overdrive collaboration with Jamie Stillman of EarthQuaker Devices.
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Ibanez Tube Screamer Mini Review

August 23, 2015
Honey, I shrunk the Screamer (and it sounds just as freakin’ good).
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Tronographic Boxidizer Review

August 6, 2015
Tronographic's preamp sounds beautiful and ferocious.
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Hudson Electronics Broadcast Review

July 28, 2015
A beautiful handmade germanium overdrive with more tonal range than its 1960s predecessors.
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SNAMM '15 - J. Rockett Audio Designs the Archer Ikon Demo

July 28, 2015
See and hear what the 2-in-1 clean boost/OD stompbox has to offer.
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SNAMM '15 - SoloDallas Schaffer Replica Boost Demo

July 20, 2015
Learn about the effect that's been behind Angus Young's tone for nearly four decades.
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Quick Hit: Epigaze Audio Neutrino

June 23, 2015
Eliminate signal loss with this powerful buffer/boost combo.
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Chellee Guitars Announces the Ponyboy Overdrive

June 16, 2015
A Klon-inspired pedal with clean boost and dynamic overdrive.
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Wren and Cuff Gold Comp Review

May 29, 2015
A germanium compressor/preamp—and a magical tone masseuse.
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