Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Reviews: Effects

T-Rex Sweeper 2 Bass Chorus Pedal Review

August 26, 2013
The Danish pedal outfit's new take on modulation, tailored specifically for low end.
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Fuzzrocious Heliotropic Bass Fuzz Review

August 26, 2013
This viciously intense bass fuzz nails the tone of the Failure song that inspired its name.
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Dunlop Fuzz Face Mini Germanium FFM2 Review

August 25, 2013
Finally, a great-sounding germanium-transistor Fuzz Face at right around a hundred bucks.
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Wren and Cuff Mercy Phuk Overdrive Review

August 20, 2013
Despite its minimal one-knob design, this innovative overdrive delivers many exciting, amp-like tones.
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EarthQuaker Devices Warden Compressor Review

August 17, 2013
The Warden isn’t the only opto-comp stompbox on the market, but the six-knob EarthQuaker Warden is a fine example of a feature-rich squeeze box with superb workmanship.
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Buffalo FX Ram's Head Review

August 14, 2013
Buffalo FX's new Ram's Head will satisfy the tastes of players who lust after Gilmour's tone on Animals and The Wall.
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Devi Ever FX Drone F*** Drone Review

August 6, 2013
Devi’s pedals sound great, and her creative streak yields many unusual tones and control sets. The all-analog Drone F*** Drone combines two of Devi’s most heralded fuzzes, the Bi-Fuzz and the Soda Meiser/Noise Floor.
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MXR Super Badass Distortion Pedal Review

July 26, 2013
While the Super Badass lives up to its name on the basis of the savage distortion and authoritative overdrive that’s on tap, it’s the powerful EQ that makes this pedal truly badass.
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Rotosound Fuzz Pedal Review

July 26, 2013
This take on the lesser-known but brawny-sounding Tone Bender Mk III inhabits a pretty unique expanse in the fuzz universe.
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Earthquaker Devices Disaster Transport SR Pedal Review

July 11, 2013
This twin delay with reverb and modulation moves from vintage echo tones to endlessly unfolding realms of the bizarre with an ease that doesn’t require extra appendages.
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