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Overdrive

Mojo Hand Fx El Guapo Review

February 8, 2016
This silicon fuzz uses interactive controls and variable voltage to yield a fantastic array of shape-shifting sounds.
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NAMM '16 - Analog Alien Effects Joe Walsh Double Classic & Bucket Seat Demos

February 5, 2016
Take a ride with us as we check out a compressor-drive pedal designed for the Eagles guitarist and a new variation on their popular Rumble Seat dirtbox.
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NAMM '16 - Radial Engineering Classic V9, Regency, Headlight & Direct Drive Demos

February 5, 2016
See and hear a Peter Janis' latest creations including a 9V distortion, a dual-functioning stomp that operates like a pre-drive and class-A boost, an amp switcher, and an amp simulator/direct box.
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NAMM '16 - EarthQuaker Devices Spatial Delivery, Acapulco Gold, Avalanche Run, & Gray Channel Demos

February 1, 2016
The crew out of Akron, Ohio, highlight eight new stompboxes and an all-tube amp.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Introduces the Dude

January 29, 2016
A take on the legendary Dumble Overdrive Special.
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NAMM '16 - Dunlop: MXR Reverb, Mini Volume Pedal, John Petrucci Signature Cry Baby Wah & Way Huge Overrated Special Overdrive Demos

January 27, 2016
Bobby and Bryan from Jim Dunlop go through three new pedals and a fourth that was sparked by a social-media frenzy.
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NAMM '16 - Tech 21 Bass Fly Rig Demo

January 24, 2016
The popular multi-effect unit gets adapts for bassists.
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Keeley Electronics Announces the Tone Workstation

January 19, 2016
The Tone Workstation is the first of four Workstation releases for the 2016 Winter NAMM show.
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EarthQuaker Devices Unveils 8 New Pedals for 2016

January 15, 2016
EarthQuaker Devices releases a variety of new pedals such as the Night Wire, Spires, and Bows.
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Electro-Harmonix Announces the Soul POG

January 13, 2016
A built-in effects loop has been added and enables the user to insert other pedals between the two.
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MXR 5150 Overdrive Review

January 6, 2016
Brown Sound—and a whole lot of other tone colors—in an impressive overdrive stomp.
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Quick Hit: Xotic RC-Booster SH

January 1, 2016
A two-in-one pedal that is way more than the sum of its parts.
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Alexander Pedals Introduces the La Calavera and Jubilee Silver Overdrive

December 28, 2015
The Jubilee Silver Overdrive is a faithful reissue of the original Jubilee pedal made by Pharaoh Amplifiers in the early 2000s.
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Oddfellow Effects Introduces the Bishop

December 8, 2015
Oddfellow Effects and Scotty Smith from ProAnalog Devices have been collaborating on this one for the better part of the year.
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Wampler Pedals Low Blow Review

November 28, 2015
Wampler Pedals answers the call from bassists for an overdrive and distortion with the multi-dimensional Low Blow.
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JHS Pedals Introduces the Crayon

November 17, 2015
The Crayon is designed to get you direct-console clean/overdrive/fuzz tones.
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Electro-Harmonix Releases the Crayon Full-Range Overdrive

November 17, 2015
The Crayon delivers a range of sounds going from a suggestion of dirt to full-on distortion.
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Mojo Hand Fx Introduces the Sacred Cow Overdrive

November 17, 2015
Built upon the gold standard of overdrives, the Sacred Cow can cover a range of tones.
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Big Tone Music Brewery British Overdrive Review

November 17, 2015
Two classic Marshall-style overdrive circuits are given EQ superpowers!
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Carl Martin Releases the Plexitone Lo-Gain

November 12, 2015
The latest version of the company's popular British-flavored stomp.
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