Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Overdrive

DIY: How to Install Onboard Effects

October 28, 2014
With all the pedals on the market today, why bother putting effects inside your guitar? Because it can open new tonal vistas—and it’s fun! Here’s a step-by-step guide.
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Greenchild Unveils the Tribus Drive

October 24, 2014
A three-channel dirt box with MOSFET-based distortion and random access switching.
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Maxon Releases the OD808X Overdrive Extreme

October 24, 2014
The OD808X offers a wider frequency response with an extended hi-frequency range.
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Way Huge Releases the Saucy Box

October 21, 2014
The pedal forgoes individual clean and drive controls and automatically balances the optimum ratio of the two with a single gain control.
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Pettyjohn Electronics PreDrive Review

October 14, 2014
A high-end preamp that delivers surgically precise tone-shaping power.
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Spicetone Releases the 6Appeal Polyphonic Overdrive

October 6, 2014
6Appeal has seven analog overdrive channels without any D/A or A/D converters.
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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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Koch Amps Unveils the Superlead and the 63'OD

September 30, 2014
Both pedals feature a 12AX7 preamp tube.
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Strymon Introduces the Deco

September 29, 2014
Deco recreates the mechanics and technology of two vintage studio reel-to-reel tape decks and their interactions.
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Metal Pedals Release the JH-3 Johnny Hiland Signature OD/Distortion

September 29, 2014
The chicken-pickin' guitarist teams up with the New Jersey company to release a supped-up dirtbox.
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