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Reviews: Effects

Maxon RTD800 Real Tube Overdrive/Distortion Pedal Review

December 13, 2011
Maxon has revamped and updated the Real Tube Series line with a family of pedals dubbed Real Tube II.
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Heavy Electronics El Oso Bass Distortion Pedal Review

November 30, 2011
For bassists, Payne has constructed the El Oso (Spanish for “The Bear”) Bass Distortion, aimed at providing the grit and grind that rock bassists need to be heard and felt in the mix.
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MXR Analog Chorus Pedal Review

November 22, 2011
The latest from MXR features a great range of subtle to extreme space effects for under $100.
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Electro-Harmonix Ravish Sitar Pedal Review

November 15, 2011
Don’t let the Sitar pedal handle mislead you—this thing is a deep bag of tricks and treats.
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Moog Moogerfooger MF-108M Cluster Flux Pedal Review

November 15, 2011
The MF-108M Cluster Flux is a relatively more conventional multi-effects unit that offers Flange, Chorus, and Vibrato effects with the ability to tweak them wildly.
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DigiTech Whammy DT Pedal Review

October 25, 2011
With the Whammy DT, Digitech builds on the simplistic, rugged design of the original while rearranging the control set a bit.
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Whirlwind Perfect Ten EQ Pedal Review

October 24, 2011
The Perfect Ten EQ allows players to fine-tune their tones while working with any nuances of their equipment.
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T-Rex Gull Wah Pedal Review

October 24, 2011
This do-it-all wah machine gives you the power to alter the tone, sweep style, range and boost to suit a multitude of musical situations.
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Catalinbread CB30 Pedal Review

October 20, 2011
With the CB30, Catalinbread attempts to stuff the legendary class-A tone of the Vox AC30 into a small, dark green stompbox.
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Earthquaker Devices Dispatch Master Pedal Review

October 20, 2011
The combination of the digital delay in reverb makes this an exceedingly flexible and beautiful sounding texturizing tool.
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