December 2016

Reviews: Effects

DooDad Guitars Check-a-Board Overdrive and Boost Pedal Review

August 27, 2010
The Check-a-Board provides an updated version of classic medium-gain overdrive with a built-in boost.
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Lovepedal Echo Baby, Babyface Tremolo, Pickle Vibe, and Amp 50 Pedal Reviews

August 17, 2010
Lovepedal''s mini''s bring the company''s quality tones to ultra-compact packages
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Analog Man ARDX20 Dual Analog Delay Pedal Review

August 17, 2010
A simple-to-use analog delay with high-quality tones
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Molten Voltage Molten MIDI 2 Pedal Review

July 30, 2010
A programmable box that''ll have you experimenting and playing with your DigiTech Whammy IV in whole new ways.
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Dunlop JC95 Jerry Cantrell Signature Wah Pedal Review

July 20, 2010
Dunlop''s Jerry Cantrell signature wah is a darker, moodier wah fitting for Alice in Chains riffs
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Amptweaker TightDrive Pedal Review

July 20, 2010
Amp guru James Brown''s debut pedal is reviewed
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Amptweaker Bass TightDrive Pedal Review

July 20, 2010
Amp guru James Brown''s debut pedal is tweaked for bass
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Pigtronix Phi Echolution and EP2 Envelope Phaser Pedal Reviews

July 15, 2010
Pigtronix''s EP2 and Echolution are feature-packed stompboxes that boast a wide variety of studio-quality Envelope/Phase and Echo effects.
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T-Rex Effects ToneBug Distortion Pedal Review

July 9, 2010
The boutique pedal makers from Denmark have rolled out an entire line of lower-priced offerings. We review the high-gain distortion.
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Keeley Phaser Pedal Review

June 30, 2010
Keeley''s Phaser incorporates Tap Tempo and Ramp modes for features that go beyond your standard phase effect
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Electro-Harmonix Ring Thing Pedal Review

June 16, 2010
A wide-range ring modulator for those looking to broaden their tonal horizons
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Strymon Brigadier Delay, Orbit Flanger, Blue Sky Reverberator, and Ola Chorus & Vibrato Pedal Reviews

June 16, 2010
Four new pedals from Strymon combine old and new technology to recreate vintage-style sounds without the pitfalls.
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Apogee GiO USB Guitar Interface & Controller Review

June 11, 2010
Apogee''s GiO is a guitar interface and controller for GarageBand, Logic, and MainStage.
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ProCo Limited Edition ’85 Whiteface RAT Pedal Review

June 3, 2010
ProCo has reissued their legendary 1985 "Whiteface" RAT pedal. How close does the reissue come to the original?
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Z. Vex Inventobox Pedal Review

May 28, 2010
Z. Vex''s DIY-in-a-box effect, the Inventobox, includes Fuzz Factory, Super Hard-On and Tone Stack modules that can be tweaked a little or a lot, plus room for your own invention.
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Black Cat OD-1, Super Fuzz and OD-Fuzz Pedal Review

May 18, 2010
Black Cat''s relaunched line of fuzz and overdrive pedals reviewed.
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Hardwire CM-2 Tube Overdrive, DL-8 Delay/Looper and SC-2 Valve Distortion Pedal Review

May 18, 2010
Overdrive, delay, and distortion offerings of the Hardwire line of boutique-style effects are reviewed.
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Source Audio Soundblox Pro Classic Distortion Pedal Review

May 18, 2010
Source Audio''s Soundblox Pro Classic Distortion, which features a number of famous distortion tones, is reviewed.
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