Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Reviews: Effects

Visual Sound V3 H2O Review

July 24, 2014
A space-saving double pedal that lets you blend chorus and vibrato with digital delay in fascinating combinations.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Lumberjack Log Overdriver

July 13, 2014
An overdrive that runs from musical to downright damaged.
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Quick Hit: Lovepedal Hi Volt

July 11, 2014
The Michigan boutique stompbox shop’s latest is a high-gain monster with extensive EQ controls.
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Ibanez TS808DX Review

July 10, 2014
Ibanez expands the capabilities of the venerable TS808 with a boost circuit.
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MXR M68 Uni-Vibe Review

July 1, 2014
An FET-driven vibrato and chorus that captures the sound and spirit of a classic.
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Juliet Collective Orangecream Review

June 19, 2014
Can this distortion/fuzz chameleon deliver the larger-than-life sounds of Cream-era Clapton?
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Quick Hit: Keith McMillen Instruments Soft Step 2 MIDI Foot Controller

June 18, 2014
Improved performance from a small but powerful MIDI foot controller.
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Logidy EPSi Review

June 16, 2014
A powerful sound-design tool—now on your pedalboard!
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Quick Hit: MXR Echoplex Preamp Mini-Review

June 9, 2014
This Echoplex preamp in stompbox form can enhance dynamics and adds organic-sounding dirt.
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Hermida Audio Dover Drive Review

June 8, 2014
Can a tube-less Tube Driver-inspired overdrive duplicate the smooth sensitivity of the original?
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