August

Reviews: Effects

L.R. Baggs Venue DI Review

October 21, 2009
The L.R. Baggs Venue DI is a user-friendly way to go direct without losing your tone
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Vanamps Reverbamate ASR-1 and Sole-Mate

October 21, 2009
VanAmps'' Reverbamate spring reverb units channel vintage Fender reverb
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Reinhardt Willard Pedal Review

October 2, 2009
The Willard is a high-gain distortion that channels old big-box Rat pedals
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Jetter: Gain Stage Green, GS3 Dual Overdrive, and Gear Vibe Pedal Reviews

September 18, 2009
We live in a blessed age for lovers of boutique pedals. Every other day a company shows up online with a bucket (brigade?) of analog effects claiming to be the
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IK Multimedia Stealth Pedal Review

September 18, 2009
The Stealth Pedal is a USB connector and MIDI controller that comes packaged with IK Multimedia''s software
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Monster Effects Swamp-Thang Tremolo & Mastortion Overdrive Pedal Reviews

September 8, 2009
The Swamp-Thang channels classic Fender tremolo, while the Mastortion pays tribute to Mastodon''s modern metal sound.
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Eventide PitchFactor Review

September 2, 2009
The PitchFactor packs ten studio-quality effects into one portable box for Van Halen to Brian May and much, much more.
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Tone Freak Abunai 2 Pedal Review

August 19, 2009
The Abunai 2 offers a great variety of overdriven tones
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Lehle Sunday Driver, D. Loop, SGoS and 3at1 SGoS Review

July 22, 2009
We review German manufacturer Lehle''s newest switching boxes, and discover just how versatile they can be.
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Visual Sound: Open Road Overdrive and Truetone Clean Boost Review

July 22, 2009
The Open Road Overdrive and Truetone Clean Boost are useful, affordable tools that play well together.
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Crazy Tube Circuits Review: Black Magic, Starlight and Ziggy

July 22, 2009
We review a line of hand built Greek stompboxes from Crazy Tube Circuits.
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Seymour Duncan SFX-11 Twin Tube Blue Review

July 8, 2009
The Twin Tube Blue is a useful pedal for blues players with an interest in effects
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Vox Joe Satriani Signature Time Machine Delay, Satchurator, and Big Bad Wah Pedal Review

July 1, 2009
We play with the Satchurator, Time Machine and Big Bad Wah, and bring them by a Satriani tribute artist for an expert''s opinion in our review.
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Road Rage Pro Gear True-Bypass Effects Looper Review

June 30, 2009
Road Rage Pro Gear''s True-Bypass Effects Looper makes managing effects easy
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Z.Vex Distortron & Mastotron Pedal Review

June 22, 2009
The Mastotron and Distortron are two light-on-the-wallet, heavy-on-the-fx additions to Z.Vex''s lineup
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OohLaLa Quicksilver, Soda-Meiser and Torn's Peaker Pedal Review

June 17, 2009
OohLaLa Manufacturing is a Minneapolis based company founded by Amada Marquez. The company’s mission is to help small effects designers bring their creations to a larger audience. Currently, OohLaLa carries
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EWS Fuzzy Drive FD-1 Pedal Review

June 11, 2009
The Fuzzy Drive goes way beyond fuzz as a versatile box of effects
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WMD Geiger Counter Pedal Review

May 20, 2009
Traditionalists need not apply - the WMD Geiger Counter delivers extreme distortion
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DDYNA Music Co Thinman OD Overdrive Pedal Review

May 20, 2009
The DDyna Thinman OD is great for classic rock and stacking overdrives
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Digital Delay Roundup: DigiTech Timebender, Guyatone Micro Delay, & Electro-Harmonix #1 Echo

May 20, 2009
A look at three digital delays: DigiTech TimeBender, Guyatone Mighty Micro MDm5 Micro Delaym, and Electro-Harmonix #1 Echo
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