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Overdrive

Spaceman Aphelion Harmonic Overdrive Pedal Review

February 1, 2012
Choosing an overdrive is tricky business. There’s a lot of them out there. And once you’ve plowed through the plethora of reissue, vintage, and clones out there on the
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Way Huge Red Llama Overdrive MkII Pedal Review

January 25, 2012
This new incarnation offers the same searing tones as the original, along with hefty amounts of volume boost.
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Jack Deville Electronics Announces Deuce Coupe Overdrive

December 28, 2011
The pedal is designed to have a wide range of amplifier-breakup, boost, crunch, and distortion.
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Red Witch Ruby Fuzz, Violet Delay, Scarlett Overdrive, and Eve Tremolo Reviews

December 20, 2011
Here we check out the Ruby Fuzz, Violet Delay, and Scarlett Overdrive.
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Stomp Under Foot Mean Green Machine Pedal Review

December 13, 2011
Loosely based on the original Ibanez TS-808, the Mean Green Machine is SUF''s contender in the saturated TS clone market.
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Maxon RTD800 Real Tube Overdrive/Distortion Pedal Review

December 13, 2011
Maxon has revamped and updated the Real Tube Series line with a family of pedals dubbed Real Tube II.
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Jim Dunlop Announces the MXR Custom Badass Modified Overdrive

November 23, 2011
The Modified Overdrive is a classic overdrive circuit with modern modifications for improved performance and versatility.
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Catalinbread CB30 Pedal Review

October 20, 2011
With the CB30, Catalinbread attempts to stuff the legendary class-A tone of the Vox AC30 into a small, dark green stompbox.
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G&L Buckshot Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
A natural overdrive that goes from smooth to sizzling, all while retaining the character of both amp and guitar.
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Ibanez TS9B Bass Tube Screamer Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The TS9B is a variation of the famed TS9 that’s revoiced for more low-end growl and modified for even more tonal control.
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Carl Martin Blue Ranger Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
A Texas-flavored addition to Carl Martin''s Vintage Series.
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Fishman Fission Bass Powerchord FX Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The Fishman Fission Bass Powerchord FX does some funky things by building grinding, root-fifth chords from single notes.
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Celestial Effects Virgo Overdrive Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The Virgo Overdrive reviewed is the rock overdrive member of the five-pedal Celestial line.
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Burriss Boostiest 2.5 Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The Boostiest 2.5 contains the same components as the discontinued Boostiest II but with a redesigned and streamlined internal PCB and simpler graphics, resulting in a more wallet-friendly price tag
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Skreddy Pedals Lunar Module Deluxe Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Skreddy Pedals Lunar Module Deluxe inspired, in exacting—even obsessive—terms by David Gilmour’s tone on “Time” from Pink Floyd’s classic The Dark Side of the Moon.
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Video Review - Ibanez TS9B Bass Tube Screamer

October 17, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review of the Ibanez TS9B Bass Tube Screamer, which is reviewed in PremierGuitar's November 2011 print magazine and can be read online for free in its entirety, here -- http://www.premierguitar.com/Magazine/Issue/2011/Nov/Ibanez_TS9B_Bass_Tube_Sc....
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Secrets of Saturation

August 16, 2011
The PG guide to demystifying boost, overdrive, distortion, and fuzz.
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TC Electronic MojoMojo Overdrive and Dark Matter Distortion Pedal Reviews

August 3, 2011
Two new stompboxes from TC Electronic offer different flavors of vintage-inspired analog dirt.
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Ibanez JD9 Jet Driver Pedal Review

July 26, 2011
How could do you retain the sweet sound of a TS and catapult an already breaking-up Marshall into more frenzied territory?
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Empress Effects Multidrive Pedal Review

July 19, 2011
With a parallel, rather than stacked—circuit, the Multidrive offers a lot more flexibility than a stacked multipedal or even a set of stompboxes in series.
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