December 2016

Overdrive

Celestial Effects Releases the Aries Beast Distortion

March 23, 2015
The circuit features two gain stages in either cascade or series mode.
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JColoccia Guitars Introduces the Big Cannoli Overdrive

March 16, 2015
A versatile overdrive with some added tone controls.
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Quick Hit: Greenchild Tribus Drive

February 27, 2015
Triple-threat industrial-strength boost/OD/distortion.
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VFE Pedals Releases the Blues King V3

February 27, 2015
The low-gain overdrive preserves the full tonal palette of your guitar and amp.
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Radial Bassbone OD Review

February 23, 2015
A 2-channel preamp/overdrive packed with bass-friendly features.
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NAMM '15 - Dunlop Cry Baby Mini, Band of Gypsys Fuzz Face, Sub Machine, Blue Hippo, Saucy Box, and Saffron Squeeze Demos

February 19, 2015
Bob Cedro and Tal Morris explain and demonstrate the 2015 pedal offerings from Dunlop, MXR, and Way Huge.
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NAMM '15 - Mission Engineering Delta III Tri-Stage Distortion Demo

February 18, 2015
See and hear their new dirtbox that goes from a clean boost to a raging fuzz.
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NAMM '15 - JHS Pedals Alpine Reverb Twin Twelve Overdrive Demos

February 17, 2015
Josh Scott walks us through his newest shoegaze pedal and dirtbox.
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NAMM '15 - Laney Ironheart IRT-Pulse Tube Preamp Demo

February 10, 2015
The Birmingham-based company puts their beloved high-gain amp into a small-but-dirty stompbox package.
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Quick Hit: MXR Custom Shop Il Torino Boost/Overdrive

February 6, 2015
Diode clipping and excellent EQ add up to a versatile and powerful boost/OD.
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NAMM '15 - Oddfellow Effects Caveman Overdrive V2 Demo

February 6, 2015
The latest iteration of the company's flagship dirtbox offers dramatically increased control and tone shaping options.
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Tone Bakery Creme Brulee Review

February 5, 2015
Superb “klone” tones on the cheap.
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Red Witch Factotum Suboctave Bass Drive Review

February 2, 2015
A powerful analog suboctave and overdrive for bass.
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Mad Professor Unveils the Simble Predrive, Evolution Orange Underdrive, and OS51 RT Amp

January 30, 2015
The Evolution Orange Underdrive takes a new approach by cleaning up your already distorted tone.
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NAMM '15 - Boss BB-1X Bass Driver Demo

January 29, 2015
The Japanese company adds an overdrive to its line of low-end effects.
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NAMM '15 - Keeley Psi Fuzz, Katana Mini, Aurora Reverb, Compressor Pro Demos

January 25, 2015
The legendary pedal builder shows off several new stomps.
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NAMM '15 - T-Rex Effects Diva Drive, Nitros Hypergain, & Tunemaster Demos

January 23, 2015
The Danish pedal company shows off a handful of stomps.
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Radial Engineering Releases the Bassbone V2

January 19, 2015
A new version that features a dedicated effects loop, combination power booster-mute footswitch, and piezo optimized input for upright bass.
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David Allen Pickups Announces the Bazooka Overdrive Pedal

January 15, 2015
A low to medium gain overdrive with very responsive dynamics and brownface Fender-type sag.
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Electro-Harmonix Announces the Bass Soul Food

January 5, 2015
A natural overdrive and clean boost designed for bassists.
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