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Overdrive

Video Review - Way Huge Green Rhino MKII

January 13, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest review--Way Huge Green Rhino Mk II. The Mk II has all the gorgeous classic overdrive that you crave but it has evolved to include cool new features that make it even more rhinoceriffic. In addition to the Volume, Tone, and Drive controls, you get a 100Hz EQ knob to cut or boost your low end by 12dB. Your low notes can either shake the ground like a stampede across the savannah or cut through the mix like a charging rhino's horn. This pachyderm of a pedal also sports a Curve control to fine-tune the corner frequencies of your tone. All this amazing tone shaping makes other overdrives seem boring and one-dimensional by comparison. In front of a clean amp, with the Volume and Drive set at noon, you can go from pristine purity to a punchy, dynamic rhythm tone. Set the Drive low and crank the Volume and add tons of boost to wallop the input of any amp. Turn up the Drive control with the Rhino in front of a distorted channel and hear more gain and sustain than you ever thought your amp was capable of. And no matter how you use it, the Green Rhino Mk II will deliver clean operation, quiet relay-based true-bypass switching, and the rock-solid construction that Way Huge is known for.
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Way Huge Green Rhino MkII Overdrive Pedal Review

December 30, 2010
Jeorge Tripps'' take on the classic green overdrive is back with two additional controls—100Hz level and Curve—to give vintage-style overdrives a run for their money.
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Toshihiko Tanabe Dumkudo Overdrive Pedal Review

December 21, 2010
The Dumkudo overdrive by Toshihiko Tanabe is one of those seemingly living, breathing pieces of musical gear that will talk back to you, point you down a different path, and holler encouragement.
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Hermida Audio Technology Tiki Drive Pedal Review

December 21, 2010
The Tiki Drive was designed with input from the Cars’ Elliot Easton and was built to satisfy his desire to color an essentially clean amp with multiple shades of overdrive and distortion.
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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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GizmoAudio Sawmill Overdrive Pedal Review

October 29, 2010
A bluesy overdrive with excellent clarity and touch sensitivity
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HAO OD-16 Omega Drive Sixteen Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
Handwired overdrive from Japan
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Earthquaker Devices Chrysalis Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
A pedal designed to capture the tones of ''70s rock records from the Chrysalis label
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Vox Amplification Ice 9 Overdrive Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
Versatile modern and vintage overdrive
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Boss ST-2 Power Stack Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
A distortion box that specializes in heavy
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Maxon ST-9 Pro+ Super Tube Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
A variation on the classic green overdrive
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Lovepedal Kalamazoo and RedHead Pedal Reviews

September 15, 2010
A flexible, chimey overdrive and an aggressive, high-gain distortion from Lovepedal are reviewed.
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DooDad Guitars Check-a-Board Overdrive and Boost Pedal Review

August 27, 2010
The Check-a-Board provides an updated version of classic medium-gain overdrive with a built-in boost.
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Lovepedal Echo Baby, Babyface Tremolo, Pickle Vibe, and Amp 50 Pedal Reviews

August 17, 2010
Lovepedal''s mini''s bring the company''s quality tones to ultra-compact packages
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Amptweaker TightDrive Pedal Review

July 20, 2010
Amp guru James Brown''s debut pedal is reviewed
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Amptweaker Bass TightDrive Pedal Review

July 20, 2010
Amp guru James Brown''s debut pedal is tweaked for bass
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