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Reviews: Effects

Way Huge Ring Worm Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The Ringworm''s twisted harmonic output is unmistakably synth like. It rarely does exactly what you expect, and at times it can feel like the musical equivalent of wrestling a greased pig.
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Tech 21 Roto Choir Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The Roto Choir is both an amp simulator and a rotary-speaker effect that excels at both.
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Mid-Fi Electronics Demo Tape Fuzz Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Lo-fi, overdriven mic preamp tone is what Mid-Fi Electronics is shooting for in the Demo Tape fuzz.
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Lotus Yellow Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Within the Yellow’s unfinished enclosure, you’ll find such top-quality components as Neutrik jacks, Alpha pots, Teflon-coated wiring, and all-analog circuitry.
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Mad Professor Stone Grey Distortion Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The Stone Grey is Mad Professor’s path of entry into the world of modern high-gain and heavy distortion.
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Subdecay Octasynth Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
SubDecay’s Octasynth does a fantastic job of delivering classic analog sounds and modern, noisy, glitchy tones
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Wampler Pedals SLOstortion Pedal Review

October 12, 2011
Known for previous successes in the amp-in-a-box pedal market, Brian Wampler is back with his take on the venerable SLO-100.
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Levana EQ Booster Pedal Review

September 27, 2011
The amount of fidelity the EQ Booster can add to the tone—in a fairly narrow EQ band—while keeping your original tone’s feel and vibe, is nothing short of remarkable.
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MXR M87 Bass Compressor Pedal Review

September 20, 2011
The MXR M87 Bass Compressor gets the job done pretty easily, while still allowing for a good range of variation from basic settings.
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Amptweaker TightMetal Pedal Review

September 20, 2011
The TightMetal is a smorgasbord of vicious distortion options and a smooth, natural-sounding noise gate that expands its usefulness.
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