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Compressor

Nels Cline’s 5 Essential Effects

April 9, 2013
The self-proclaimed pedal geek lists his faves in five categories.
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Whirlwind OC Bass Pedal Review

September 18, 2012
Easy-to-use, flexible compressor at a great price
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Rivera Sustain Shaman Compressor Pedal Review

May 11, 2012
The Rivera Sustain Shaman is dynamic, highly tailorable, offers colors from subtle to strong, and has more than a few tricks up its sleeve.
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3Leaf Audio PWNZOR Bass Compressor Review

February 27, 2012
The PWNZOR optical compressor includes two modes for varying degrees of compression.
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Red Witch Lily Boost, Grace Compressor, and Ivy Distortion Reviews

December 27, 2011
What’s so cool about having a smart-phone battery in a guitar effect? For starters, they’re rechargeable, which means freedom from unreliable power sources, tangles of wire, and noise from shoddy club wiring.
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Video Review - Empress Effects Compressor Pedal

October 20, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of the Empress Effects Compressor pedal, which is featured in Premier Guitar's November 2011 issue, and can be read online for free in its entirety -- http://www.premierguitar.com/Magazine/Issue/2011/Nov/Empress_Effects_Compress....
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Empress Effects Compressor Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Empress places an emphasis on tone control and transparency that you don’t see in a typical stompbox compressor.
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MXR M87 Bass Compressor Pedal Review

September 20, 2011
The MXR M87 Bass Compressor gets the job done pretty easily, while still allowing for a good range of variation from basic settings.
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Rothwell Audio Love Squeeze Compressor Pedal Review

March 4, 2011
A simple-to-use, high-quality, FET-based compressor from the UK.
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DDyna Music Company Bass 10 Pedal Review

January 17, 2011
The all-analog, true-bypass Bass 10 is a compressor with a 4-band EQ and a switchable overdrive.
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Sonic Edge Tumbleweed Pedal Review

November 16, 2010
The Tumbleweed compressor expands the dynamic range of low and high watt amps
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Jam Pedals Custom Multi-Pedal Review

November 12, 2010
Jam''s artsy multi-effects unit combines the Dyna-ssor, TubeDreamer+, and Delay Llama into one boutique stomper.
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Demeter Amplification Compro-1 Compulator Pro Pedal Review

September 21, 2010
Demeter''s Compulator is a useful compressor that gives you more of what you love
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The Truth About Compressors and Limiters

April 21, 2009
The basics on how compressors and limiters work, and how to incorporate them in your music.
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Sneak Peek: New Stompboxes from Seymour Duncan

April 21, 2009
A look into Seymour Duncan''s new Twin Tube Blue, Deja Vu Delay, and Double Back Compressor
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TC Electronic RH450/RS210 Bass Rig Review

March 17, 2009
TC Electronic''s new bass amp packs power, innovation and portability
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MXR Custom Shop '76 Vintage Dyna Comp Review

February 16, 2009
Looking for a Script Logo Dyna Comp? This might be your best bet.
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Pigtronix Attack Sustain Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
While the compressor alone would make this a good buy, it’s only scratching the surface of what the Attack Sustain is capable of.
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Visual Sound V2 Comp 66 Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Since its introduction in 1999, fans of Visual Sound’s Route 66 stomp box have been requesting the compressor channel as a single pedal.
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