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Walrus Audio Descent Reverb Review

September 11, 2014
Shimmering reverb and octave effects unite in what could become an essential shoegazer stompbox.
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Maxon FWA10 Fuzz Elements Water Review

September 6, 2014
A parametric EQ makes this Muff-style fuzz positively expansive.
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Way Huge Havalina Review

September 5, 2014
Colorful germanium fuzz in a high-quality, affordable, stable package.
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TC Electronic Alter Ego X4 Vintage Echo Review

September 4, 2014
Ambitious multi-delay tackles tough-to-simulate, oddball analog echo units.
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Wampler Latitude Tremolo Deluxe Review

September 3, 2014
A versatile and sonically expansive tremolo with a forgiving tap tempo.
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Forrest Custom Guitars DB Boost B and G Bender Review

September 2, 2014
Double-bender T-style delivers seemingly infinite tones and textures.
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Providence Red Rock ROD-1 Overdrive Review

August 28, 2014
Built to get the best from single-coils, this overdrive excels in all settings.
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Marshall 1958X 18-Watt Review

August 26, 2014
A high-end, hand-wired version of Marshall’s little giant.
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Greer Amps Lightspeed Organic Overdrive Review

August 24, 2014
Its circuit is encased in epoxy to deter copycats. Are its organics really that orgasmic?
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Malekko Diabolik Bass Fuzz Review

August 22, 2014
A roaring new analog fuzz for bassists designed in collaboration with Justin Meldal-Johnsen.
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DLS Reckless Driver Review

August 18, 2014
This 2-channel OD/distortion delivers a wide range of dirty colors.
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Daredevil Nova Review

August 17, 2014
Classic fuzz tones with a little extra oomph.
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Stomp Under Foot Hellephant Review

August 8, 2014
This killer silicon Fuzz Face-style stomp is dynamic and brimming with colors.
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Beigel Sound Lab/Mu-FX Tru-Tron 3X Review

August 3, 2014
Mike Beigel updates his classic Mu-Tron III envelope filter.
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DigiTech Bass Whammy Review

July 25, 2014
The next generation of the popular low-end pitch-shifter serves up the tones of the original—and then some.
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Peerless Guitars Retromatic B2 Bass Review

July 21, 2014
A dual-humbucker semi-hollowbody bass with a vintage vibe and plenty of onboard tone-shaping potential.
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Source Audio Manta Bass Filter Review

July 15, 2014
A new low-end effect with a treasure trove of tweakable tones.
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Ibanez TS808DX Review

July 10, 2014
Ibanez expands the capabilities of the venerable TS808 with a boost circuit.
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Gibson J-15 and J-29 Reviews

June 27, 2014
Two new “slope-shouldered” acoustics offer new variations on a classic design.
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Born Guitars OG Carve Review

June 25, 2014
Sustainable materials come together in a superlative electric.
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