October 2016

Overdrive

Quick Hit: Chellee Odie Classic Overdrive

March 27, 2016
Diode switching, enhanced EQ voicing, and wide-ranging controls conspire in an overdrive of expansive potential.
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ZenZero Electronics Introduces the Red Crown Overdrive

March 18, 2016
Designed in collaboration with legendary pedal builder Scotty Smith of ProAnalog Devices.
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Seymour Duncan Unveils the Palladium Gain Stage Pedal

March 16, 2016
The pedal features three gain stages that can go from classic rock at lower settings to modern metal at higher-gain settings.
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NAMM '16 - DigiTech | DOD Trio+ Band Creator/Looper and Looking Glass Overdrive Demos

February 26, 2016
DigiTech expands the capabilities of its band-in-a-box pedal, while DOD collaborates with Shoe Pedals on a class-A FET overdrive.
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NAMM '16 - Two Notes Le Clean, Le Crunch, and Le Lead Demos

February 26, 2016
Hear three new tube-loaded, MIDI-compatible preamp/distortion/DI pedals for guitar and bass.
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NAMM '16 - Friedman BE-OD, Sir-Compre, Fuzz Fiend, and MC Drive Demos

February 25, 2016
The amp builder breaks into the pedal world with four new stomps—two overdrives, a compressor, and a gnarly fuzz.
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Massive Unity Reveals the T.A.E. Pedal Unit

February 22, 2016
The T.A.E pedal is a full-analog amp simulator for direct line connection.
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NAMM '16 - JHS Pulp 'N' Peel V4, “See Saw” Modular Volume Control, SuperBolt V2 Demos

February 22, 2016
JHS main man Josh Scott walks us through some updated stomps and shows us a new volume pedal geared for gigging musicians.
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Tone Tips: Overdrives and Distortions and Boosts, Oh My

February 22, 2016
Demystifying the wizardry of the most popular pedal family.
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NAMM '16 - Seymour Duncan Palladium Gain Stage and Catalina Chorus Demos

February 21, 2016
The pickup giant releases two boxes—one that aims to recreate an overdriven tube amp, and one that serves up chorus.
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NAMM '16 - Morgan Amps The Fuzz, MkII, OD & NKT275 Demos

February 21, 2016
The charming amp builder turns his attention to the pedal world by releasing four new stompboxes ranging from a slight overdrive to a burly fuzz.
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NAMM '16 - Keeley Delay Workstation, Mod Workstation & Tone Workstation Demos

February 18, 2016
Mod scientist Robert Keeley offers tonal flexibility in a new series of multi-effect stomps.
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Magnetic Effects Releases the Satellite

February 16, 2016
A natural-sounding and dynamic overdrive/booster.
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Quick Hit: Decibel 11 Dirt Clod Review

February 15, 2016
Get up to 10 overdrive and distortion flavors in one smart, surprisingly easy-to-use stompbox.
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NAMM '16 - EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Deluxe & Magni 500 1x15 Demos

February 15, 2016
The bass legend's signature drive gets a tonal facelift and new options, and we hear it through the Swedish brand's newest 1x15 combo.
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NAMM '16 - Engl Pedals and RockMaster Combo Demos

February 10, 2016
The German amp company breaks out a new 1x12 combo and a new line of stompboxes.
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NAMM '16 - J. Rockett Audio Designs 45, SOS Buffer, GTO, Hooligan, Lenny & Blue Note Tour Series Demos

February 10, 2016
See and hear a whole new batch of handmade stompboxes from Chris Van Tassel and Jay Rockett.
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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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