October 2016

Overdrive

Ibanez TS808DX Review

July 10, 2014
Ibanez expands the capabilities of the venerable TS808 with a boost circuit.
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Hutchinson Guitar Concepts Unveils the Oxidizer, Cafe Racer, and Viking Explorer

July 10, 2014
The Oxidizer is a limited-edition overdrive pedal with only 20 pieces available.
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Seymour Duncan Unveils the 805 Overdrive Pedal

July 2, 2014
The pedal is based on the 808 chip and features an active three-band EQ.
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Jacques Pedals Introduces the Electric Sheep Overdrive

June 19, 2014
The 70/80 knob can morph the tone from tube-style breakup to modern overdrive.
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Quick Hit: MXR Echoplex Preamp Mini-Review

June 9, 2014
This Echoplex preamp in stompbox form can enhance dynamics and adds organic-sounding dirt.
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Hermida Audio Dover Drive Review

June 8, 2014
Can a tube-less Tube Driver-inspired overdrive duplicate the smooth sensitivity of the original?
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Buffalo FX Releases the Evolution Overdrive

June 5, 2014
The standard drive, tone, and volume controls are complimented by the contour control.
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Pro Tone Pedals Releases the Unknown Hinson Signature Overdrive

June 2, 2014
The pedal emulates the sound of country music drenched in party liquor.
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Pettyjohn Electronics Introduces the PreDrive

June 2, 2014
This pedal is designed to be always on and the first pedal in the signal chain.
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Electro-Harmonix East River Drive Review

May 13, 2014
EHX delivers the tones of an overdrive classic at a dime store price.
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EarthQuaker Devices Announces the Palisades

May 13, 2014
EarthQuaker creates an overdrive based on the legendary TS808 with six different clipping voices and two gain channels.
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Electro-Harmonix Soul Food Review

May 6, 2014
An affordable, dynamic OD inspired by one of the most legendary overdrives ever.
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Big Tone Music Brewery Introduces the Quadboost

April 24, 2014
The Quadboost is Big Tone Music Brewery’s expansion upon the BYOC Triboost.
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Musikmesse '14 - Taurus Amplification Zebu, Dexter, and Vechoor Demos

April 14, 2014
The Polish brand revamped and condensed some of their popular stomps into board-friendly enclosures.
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ISP Theta Preamp Review

April 11, 2014
Formidable distortion/preamp/noise suppressor combo that’s flexible, practical, and explosively potent.
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Musikmesse '14 - Music Man HD 130 Combo and CLB-2 Overdrive/Boost Demos

April 7, 2014
Markbass' Marco De Virgiliis and Music Man's Sterling Ball collaborated and relaunched the amp line with a handful of new heads and combos.
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Black Cat OD-Boost Review

April 7, 2014
This boost/overdrive combo generates myriad tones, from near clean to distorted.
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Dr. J D53 Sparrow Driver and DI Review

April 1, 2014
A compact and affordable DI/driver pedal for bassists that can aid in tone sculpting and be a best friend in an amp crisis.
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Musikmesse '14 - Koch Amps Jupiter, 59' OD, and High Tide Demos

April 1, 2014
The Netherlands company brought a new head, and overdrive pedal and a stomp that has both reverb and tremolo.
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Musikmesse '14 - Greenhouse Effects Selftitled Modular Pedal Demos

March 28, 2014
Israel-based tone-tweaker Roy Zichri brought his entire line of stompboxes and a new batch of modular pedals that allow guitarists to swap out circuitry in seconds.
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