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Reviews: Effects

Metal Pedals Hardcore XXX Pedal Review

July 19, 2011
It’s hard to find a good all-in-one metal distortion that will turn smaller amps into raging animals and bigger amps into more versatile behemoths
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Paul Trombetta Design Tornita! Pedal Review

July 19, 2011
Trombetta’s work drew the attention of experimental guitarist and soundtrack composer David Torn—or that he and Trombetta would conspire on a pedal to suit Torn’s needs. The result is the Tornita!
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Black Cat Mini Trem Pedal Review

July 6, 2011
Building on the platform of the company''s original Mini Trem, the rebooted Black Cat adds new tone-tailoring features like Tone and Boost controls for vintage-style tremolo with some extra kick.
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SolidGoldFX Stutterbox Tremolo Pedal Review

July 5, 2011
The Stutterbox pays tribute to the buttery sounds of vintage Tremolos while including a few modern features that will help guitarists personalize and refine their own swinging tremolo sounds.
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Demeter Amplification Fuzzy Octavulator Pedal Review

June 22, 2011
The Fuzzy Octavulator takes the much-loved Fuzzulator circuit and adds an independent, vintage-sounding octave-up circuit that ranges from authentic Hendrix-esque Octavia tones and beyond.
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Wampler Pedals Leviathan Pedal Review

June 14, 2011
Wampler’s way to a more unique fuzz took a more aggressive route, one inspired by the sounds of players like the Smashing Pumpkin’s Billy Corgan
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Neo Instruments Ventilator Rotary Pedal Review

June 14, 2011
If Neo Instruments Ventilator rotary cabinet simulator is any indication, DSP technology—aided by some very inspired and obsessive engineers—has taken another important step in bridging the gap.
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DVK Technologies The Hair Ball Pedal Review

June 14, 2011
DVK’s Hairball brings together interpretations of the Ibanez Tube Screamer and Dallas Rangemaster with a ton of additional functionality.
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Hardwire HT-6 Polyphonic Tuner Review

June 14, 2011
The HT-6’s rugged casing seems capable of standing up to the roughest gig conditions, but despite its workhorse exterior, it also has a few bells and whistles inside.
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Strymon Lex Rotary Pedal Review

May 24, 2011
The Lex nails a host of rotary speaker tone, but it also delivers a lot of the response and feel of playing one in impressive fashion.
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