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Reviews: Effects

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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Geek MacDaddy British Ball Breaker Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
The Ball Breaker uses Burr Brown opamps along with Wima, AVX, and Nichicon capacitors.
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ISP Technologies G-String Decimator Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
The Decimator uses Time Vector Processing, which instantly and accurately responds to all varieties of note durations.
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BSM RPA Treble Booster Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
The RPA (which stands for Richie’s Pre Amp) emulates Richie Blackmore’s post-1974 sound
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Devi Ever Legend of Fuzz Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Rather than providing your usual fuzz fare, this high-gain, silicon-based pedal creates intense, saw-toothed shaped fuzz tones that will have you digging for that Nintendo in the basement.
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Lizard Leg Flying Dragon Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
The real strength of this pedal is in its balance and transparency.
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Aguilar Tone Hammer Bass Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
The Tone Hammer provides three bands of EQ (with +/- 18 db of cut/boost plus sweepable mids), and a direct out (with pre/post and ground lift).
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BSM VX-C Treble Booster Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
This pedal is based on the Vox Treble and Bass booster.
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MXR Carbon Copy Delay Review

October 15, 2008
In the seemingly never-ending array of delay pedals and devices, it’s hard to come up with something new. The Carbon Copy is certainly in that category. Past attempts have
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Hartman Analog Flanger Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
The Hartman Analog Flanger promises to be a faithful recreation of the old seventies EH Electric Mistress Flanger/Filter Matrix, based on a supply of the original chip type (SAD1024).
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DLS Effects RotoSIM Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
I spent some time this past summer looking around for a good Leslie-type effect for my stage rig—not a Uni-Vibe or something like that (although there are plenty of
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Mad Professor Fire Red Fuzz Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
This silicon-powered circuit is quite the chameleon, all thanks to an understated Tone control.
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Tim Champion Hissy Foot

October 15, 2008
Based on a vintage style Fuzz Face, which is the fuzz pedal that Jimi Hendrix used throughout his career.
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Seymour Duncan SFX-07 Shape Shifter Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
This tap tremolo was made to reproduce the rich classic tremolo sound of vintage fifties tube amps
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Pigtronix Attack Sustain Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
While the compressor alone would make this a good buy, it’s only scratching the surface of what the Attack Sustain is capable of.
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Visual Sound V2 Comp 66 Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Since its introduction in 1999, fans of Visual Sound’s Route 66 stomp box have been requesting the compressor channel as a single pedal.
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Mad Professor Tiny Orange Phaser Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Download example 1 Speed at 11:00, Resonance at 3:00, Mix at 7:00; the deep end of the pedal. Download example 2 Speed at 11:00, Resonance at 3:00, Mix at
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Pedal Showcase - Electro-Harmonix XO Series

March 15, 2007
Electro-Harmonix effects have been known for many things: great value, amazing tone and somewhat delicate cases.
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