August

Reviews: Effects

SolidGoldFX Apollo Tap Tempo Phaser Pedal Review

October 31, 2012
We review the tonally-versatile phaser that''s packed with features like tap tempo with a multiplier switch.
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Malekko Plus Ultra 213 Pedal Review

October 8, 2012
With the Malekko Plus Ultra 213’s potential to move between searing bumble-bee fuzz and creamier near-overdrive tones, it’s easy to imagine players making this their go-to fuzz.
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Jetter Red Square Pedal Review

October 8, 2012
The Jetter Red Square delivers two unique voices that evoke American- and British-style tones in a practical, powerful, and great-sounding little box.
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Wampler Pedals Brent Mason Hot Wired v.2 Pedal Review

October 3, 2012
A smooth, 2-channel overdrive with incredible touch sensitivity.
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EarthQuaker Devices Talons Pedal Review

October 3, 2012
A versatile, tweakable overdrive with a wide range of useable tones.
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JHS Panther Analog Delay Pedal Review

October 2, 2012
The JHS Panther Analog Delay pairs analog delay circuitry with a smooth and rich modulation circuit that aims for the creamy shimmer and low-mid warmth of the Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man.
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Diamond Pedals Quantum Leap Review

September 26, 2012
A delay toolbox with modes for flange or chorus and some truly unique delay variations.
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SubDecay Anamnesis Echo Pedal Review

September 26, 2012
An analog-flavored delay with a pitch LFO that modulates the delay trails.
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Whirlwind OC Bass Pedal Review

September 18, 2012
Easy-to-use, flexible compressor at a great price
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EC Custom Shop Bass Overlord Drive Pedal Review

September 18, 2012
Everything from adding definition and punch to your clean tone, to a grinding overdrive with brawny thump and muscular attack.
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T-Rex Whirly Verb Pedal Review

September 18, 2012
An affordable option for high-quality digital reverb, with a potent modulation effect added on the side.
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Big Joe Stomp Box Company Phaser Pedal Review

September 18, 2012
The phaser conveys a purist mentality, vintage style, and tour-ready toughness.
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MI Audio Megalith Delta Pedal Review

September 12, 2012
The new Megalith Delta is a solid-state version of the Megalith Beta’s preamp in pedal form.
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Snark SN-10S Tuner Review

September 12, 2012
Snark Tuners have produced a more cost-effective pedal tuner that puts their legendary pitch accuracy into a gig-worthy enclosure
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Malekko Wolftone Chaos Pedal Review

September 12, 2012
The Wolftone Chaos is capable of tricks that make it more than just another fuzz with an unconventional voice.
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Catalinbread Octapussy Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
While few among the unindoctrinated may realize it, octave fuzzes are responsible for some of the wildest and most famous rock-guitar tones ever. Hendrix’s iconic, Octavia tone defined hits
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TC Electronic Spark Booster Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
Last year, TC Electronic released a line of sleek dirt boxes—the MojoMojo, Dark Matter, and Röttweiler—in the same unique type of enclosures used in the company’s Tone Print series.
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Hardwire Supernatural Ambient Reverb Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
Able to deliver reverb tones from subtle and conventional to experimental and atmospheric, Hardwire''s Supernatural is an all-in-one pedal powerhouse.
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Z. Vex Sonar Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
The Z.Vex Sonar is a versatile tremolo pedal that''s capable of serving up tremolo tones from classic and familiar to maniacal.
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DigiTech Whammy (5th Gen) Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
There are few pedals as iconic—and instantly recognizable—as the DigiTech Whammy. Many players originally cast it aside as a novelty effect, but the pedal found its purpose and realized
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