October 2016

Fuzz

NAMM '15 - EarthQuaker Devices Park Fuzz, Fuzz Master General, and Hummingbird Demos

February 10, 2015
The wonky effects gurus from Akron bring two new fuzzes and update two old favorites with more extreme controls.
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Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Octavix

January 30, 2015
The sound of '60s fuzz with some modern enhancements.
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NAMM '15 - Amptweaker FatMetal and BluesFuzz Demos

January 28, 2015
James Brown unleashes two new righteous stomps that have complementing shades of dirt.
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NAMM '15 - ZVEX Effects Woolly Mammoth, Pedal Thief, & Zvex Midi Light Show Demos

January 28, 2015
The zany stompbox company revamps an old fuzz favorite, creates a pedal that you can use with your singer, and offers up a solution for bands lacking a light show.
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NAMM '15 - Keeley Psi Fuzz, Katana Mini, Aurora Reverb, Compressor Pro Demos

January 25, 2015
The legendary pedal builder shows off several new stomps.
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Function f(x) Releases the Clusterfuzz

January 19, 2015
A pedal that serves up gain ranging from medium overdrive to square-wave fuzz.
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Aguilar Introduces the Fuzzistor Pedal

January 16, 2015
The Fuzzistor provides classic silicone transistor distortion.
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Outlaw Guitar Effects Releases the Boilermaker Boost and Five O' Clock Fuzz

January 14, 2015
The two new pedals are housed in a micro-sized durable aluminum alloy chassis, and feature a staggered input/output design for a minimum footprint.
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Park and EarthQuaker Devices Partner and Introduce the Park Fuzz Sound

January 13, 2015
Like the originals, it uses germanium transistors to recreate authentic '60s fuzz tones.
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Quick Hit: EWS Little Fuzzy Drive

November 16, 2014
A solidly built, dual-mode stomp that packs explosive dB levels and corpulent fuzz into a tiny box.
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Quick Hit: Maxon FV-10 Fuzz Elements Void

November 11, 2014
Enhanced Scrambler-type circuit dishes deliciously dangerous and glitchy fuzz.
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Yellowcake Unveils the Furry Burrito

November 6, 2014
A versatile overdrive pedal that explores more saturated fuzz tones.
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Crimsontone Releases New Line of Pedals

November 5, 2014
The first four of the series are the Nero Fuzz, Rosso Overdrive, Tono Shaper, and Luna Boost.
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Dunlop Unveils the Band of Gypsys Fuzz Face Mini

November 3, 2014
A mini fuzz based on Jimi Hendrix's mysterious red Fuzz Face with white knobs.
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Devi Ever FX Releases the Big Distortion Sound Machine

October 24, 2014
This versatile unit sends one input to a pair of fuzz circuits, the Ruiner and the Torn's Peaker.
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Darkglass Electronics Duality Dual Fuzz Engine Review

October 10, 2014
A pair of discreet and blendable circuits provide a wide spectrum of fuzzy bass tones.
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Caroline Guitar Company Haymaker Review

October 3, 2014
This wildly versatile overdrive ranges from organic amp OD to tough and fuzzy sounds.
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MXR Custom Shop La Machine Review

September 15, 2014
This re-imagined classic octave fuzz is mean, massive, and musical.
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Rig Rundown: The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach (2014)

September 11, 2014
We catch up again with tech Dan Johnson who goes over the equipment changes since 2012, including new kitschy guitars, kooky combos, and why the blues-rock juggernaut needs so much fuzz.
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Hudson Electronics Unveils the Overdrive 999, Blackbird, and Buzzard

September 9, 2014
Only 10 of each are available to the U.S. market.
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