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Overdrive

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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L0/Rez Pedals Announces the Mona Lisa Overdrive & Oscillation

November 3, 2015
A sizzly, harmonic overdrive paired with a spaced-out rotary effect.
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Xotic Effects Introduces the Scott Henderson RC Booster

November 2, 2015
A dual-channel pedal with a two-band active EQ.
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Dunlop Releases the MXR EVH 5150 Overdrive

October 26, 2015
The resulting EVH 5150 Overdrive joins hand-adjusted multi-stage MOSFETs with a full complement of controls.
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JColoccia Big Cannoli Overdrive Review

October 25, 2015
A Brit-flavored overdrive that walks the fine line between rowdy and refined.
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Mission Engineering Delta III Si Tri-Stage Distortion Review

October 22, 2015
A streamlined approach for boosted-to-fuzzy dirt tones.
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Wampler Pedals Announces the CataPulp OD/Distortion and the Tumnus OD/Boost

October 19, 2015
The Indiana-based tone tweakers crank out two new dual-function stomps.
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Hudson Electronics Introduces the Sidecar

October 6, 2015
A take on the classic 808 circuit with the added versatility of a powerful two-band EQ.
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Alexander Pedals Releases the Princess Clang Royal Overdrive

October 5, 2015
Limited in quantity to only 31 units worldwide.
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Hungry Robot Pedals Releases the Hungry Robot (hg)

September 29, 2015
An original circuit designed to push the limits of what a high gain overdrive can do.
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KHDK Electronics Unveils the Ghoul Screamer

September 28, 2015
Conceived by guitar legend Kirk Hammett, the Ghoul Screamer goes from a clean boost all the way to a massive overdrive.
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