December 2016

Compressor

Wampler Pedals Releases the Faux Tape Echo V2, Pinnacle Deluxe V2, and Mini Ego Compressor

November 8, 2016
A pair of updated models and a smaller version of the company's classic compressor.
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BOSS Announces the CP-1X Compressor Pedal and AD-2 Acoustic Preamp

October 28, 2016
A next-generation guitar compressor pedal and an advanced sound processor for performing live with acoustic-electric guitars.
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TC Electronic Announces 13 New Pedals

October 24, 2016
The new series includes the Rusty Fuzz, Grand Magus Distortion, Cinders Overdrive, Fangs Metal Distortion, Prophet Digital Delay, Echobrain Analog Delay, and more.
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Friedman Amplification Launches the Sir-Compre Pedal

October 18, 2016
Compression and gain in a single stompbox.
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Mu-FX Boostron 3 Review

October 13, 2016
An inspired combination of drive and compression effects in a beauty of a pedal from a stompbox legend.
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Boss BC-1X Bass Compressor Review

September 15, 2016
Boss’ latest compressor for bassists aims to tame dynamics with punch and precision.
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Quick Hit: Wampler Mini Ego Compressor

August 21, 2016
A compact version of a modern classic.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Bass Preacher

August 10, 2016
A simple-to-use 2-knob compressor for bassists that’ll set you back less than $100.
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Crazy Tube Circuits Introduces the Golden Ratio Phi

August 5, 2016
Two studio-grade compressors, optical and FET, in a single stompbox.
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SNAMM '16 - AJ Peat Guitars Wild Goose, Dirty Buzzard, Screaming Flamingo, and Rooster Booster Demos

July 14, 2016
The personal pedal builder for Warren Haynes, Mike Ness, and Reverend Horton Heat makes a splash at his first trade show by bringing four new stomps.
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Pigtronix Unveils the Philosopher's Tone Micro

June 25, 2016
One of the company's most popular pedals gets the micro-sized treatment.
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SolidGoldFX Horizon Compressor Review

June 15, 2016
An optical compressor that goes way beyond a gentle squeeze.
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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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NAMM '16 - Friedman BE-OD, Sir-Compre, Fuzz Fiend, and MC Drive Demos

February 25, 2016
The amp builder breaks into the pedal world with four new stomps—two overdrives, a compressor, and a gnarly fuzz.
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NAMM '16 - JHS Pulp 'N' Peel V4, “See Saw” Modular Volume Control, SuperBolt V2 Demos

February 22, 2016
JHS main man Josh Scott walks us through some updated stomps and shows us a new volume pedal geared for gigging musicians.
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NAMM '16 - Electro-Harmonix Soul POG, Lester G, Lester K, Bass Preacher & Cock Fight Demos

February 20, 2016
Mike Matthews and his NYC crew welcome a handful of new stompboxes to their zany family.
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NAMM '16 - Keeley Delay Workstation, Mod Workstation & Tone Workstation Demos

February 18, 2016
Mod scientist Robert Keeley offers tonal flexibility in a new series of multi-effect stomps.
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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 - Analog Alien Effects Joe Walsh Double Classic & Bucket Seat Demos

February 5, 2016
Take a ride with us as we check out a compressor-drive pedal designed for the Eagles guitarist and a new variation on their popular Rumble Seat dirtbox.
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Quick Hit: Providence Bass Boot Comp

January 31, 2016
Providence delivers a little blue box for bassists that’s chock-full of compression tooling.
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