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Reviews: Effects

MXR Custom Shop '76 Vintage Dyna Comp Review

February 16, 2009
Looking for a Script Logo Dyna Comp? This might be your best bet.
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Line 6 JM4 Looper Review

February 16, 2009
Line 6''s JM4 Looper is packed with presets and features on top of its looping capabilities
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Dunlop Eddie Van Halen Signature Wah Review

February 16, 2009
A full-featured Wah for EVH fans
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Close Up: N-Tune Onboard Chromatic Guitar Tuner

January 15, 2009
A closer look at the N-Tune Onboard Tuner in practice
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Voodoo Lab Wahzoo Review

January 15, 2009
One hell of a Wah
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IK Multimedia StompIO-1

December 16, 2008
The StompIO-1 is a versatile interface that integrates your gear with your computer
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Danelectro Cool Cat Fuzz, Transparent Overdrive and Vibe Reviews

December 16, 2008
Danelectro Cool Cat pedals offer tone on a budget. We look at the Fuzz, Transparent Overdrive and Vibe.
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Way Huge Pork Loin, Fat Sandwich, and Swollen Pickle Review

December 16, 2008
Way Huge''s long awaited reissues don''t disappoint. We check out the Swollen Pickle, Pork Loin and Fat Sandwich.
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Oohlala Synth Mangler Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Designed by Devi Ever and posing meekly as two fuzz circuits in one box (Oohlala’s Soda Meiser fuzzes) the Mangler has the capability of throwing your welldesigned effects team a curveball.
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Visual Sound V2 Liquid Chorus Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Visual Sound’s Liquid Chorus circuit uses analog Visual Sound “bucket brigade” chips, created using the same process as the legendary Panasonic Bucket Brigade Delay (BBD) chips.
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Dino’s Guitars Rust Box Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Download example 1 Recorded with a Steinberger ZT3 and a Mesa Boogie Rectifier Italians have always seemed to possess a knack for luxury and a hint of the exotic.
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Himmelstrutz Elektro Art Fetto Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
An overdrive/distortion with an amp-like feel, the Fetto has a Plexi-like gain structure with a wide range of Drive control, great clarity and string definition even at high gain, and nice harmonic complexity even at low gain.
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Wampler Analog Echo Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Brian Wampler’s “Analog Echo” is loaded with a digital delay chip, but with pure analog circuitry surrounding in order to achieve tape echo or Echoplex-type delay tones with a 650ms maximum delay time.
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Demeter MB-2B Fat Control Mid Boost/Buffer Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Achieving the long, violin-like sustain of a Les Paul is an uphill battle for many players. To achieve this sound without the aid of the infamous Gibson, guitarists have
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Moollon Class A Boost Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
The very stylish, top-end Class A boost from Korean maker Geo Woo looks like it was designed by a tattoo artist turned silversmith
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Dino’s Guitars Dynabox Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
A hybrid booster designed to enhance the tonal and dynamic properties of your guitar.
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Electro-Harmonix Bass Metaphors Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
The Bass Metaphors is an all-purpose channel strip and distortion in one box made from lightweight aluminum.
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Cusack Screamer Fuzz V2 Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
There are four controls on the MXR-sized unit: Level, Fuzz, Scream (distortion), and a 3- postion selector switch that allows you to choose different types of clipping diodes.
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BSM RG (Rory Gallagher) Treble Booster Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
This pedal was developed to achieve the powerful sustaining punchy sound of the Strat played by Mr. Gallagher, who used it with a Rangemaster.
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Visual Sound V2 Angry Fuzz Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
This fuzz is unique in that unlike the Octavia or other vintage pedals, the octave circuit here can be blended into or out of the fuzz sound. A pair
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