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Reviews: Effects

Keeley Bassist Compressor Review

April 7, 2015
Taking the mystery out of compression with a new easy-to-use and solidly built pedal for bassists.
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Korg Nuvibe Review

April 2, 2015
Korg’s reimagined Uni-Vibe is enormous in every sense.
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JHS Alpine Reverb Review

April 1, 2015
A high-quality, dual-mode digital reverb with smooth sounds and simple functionality.
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Quick Hit: GoGo Caliber Pedal Tuner

March 29, 2015
A new pedal tuner with a display you can’t miss.
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Xotic XW-1 Wah Review

March 16, 2015
Classic Italian wah tones form the sonic foundation for an altogether modern and flexible wah.
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Dawner Prince Viberator Review

March 10, 2015
Whole worlds of Uni-Vibe-style swirl in a compact stomp.
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Quick Hit: Greenchild Tribus Drive

February 27, 2015
Triple-threat industrial-strength boost/OD/distortion.
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Strymon Deco Tape Saturation & Doubletracker Review

February 19, 2015
Stunningly realistic emulations of tape-based effects.
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T-Rex Effects Quint Machine Review

February 16, 2015
A powerful pitch-shifter that offers both octaves and fifths.
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Quick Hit: TC Electronic Corona Mini Chorus

February 15, 2015
A petite and powerfully tweakable chorus offering Tone Print technology.
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“Spring-Reverb” Pedal Review Roundup

February 13, 2015
Three stomp outfits—Mojo Hand Fx, Subdecay, and Catalinbread—attempt to capture the elusive mojo of classic ’60s reverb.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Nano Bass Big Muff Pi

February 10, 2015
EHX’s coveted Big Muff tone is now available for bassists in a svelte Nano-series enclosure.
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Quick Hit: MXR Custom Shop Il Torino Boost/Overdrive

February 6, 2015
Diode clipping and excellent EQ add up to a versatile and powerful boost/OD.
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Tone Bakery Creme Brulee Review

February 5, 2015
Superb “klone” tones on the cheap.
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Red Witch Factotum Suboctave Bass Drive Review

February 2, 2015
A powerful analog suboctave and overdrive for bass.
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Quick Hit: Outlaw Effects Quick Draw Delay

January 27, 2015
A micro-sized, analog-voiced pedal that keeps things simple.
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FlexWaves EQ7 Review

January 15, 2015
A quiet, programmable EQ to expand your tone-shaping power.
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Kleissonic Tremulant Review

January 8, 2015
Uncommonly dynamic tremolo delivers intense and deeply psychedelic shades of throb.
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Dunlop CM95 Clyde McCoy Wah Review

January 1, 2015
Dunlop’s reinterpretation of a classic delivers deep, delicious vintage wah tones.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Nano Looper 360

December 28, 2014
A small, simple looper with intuitive loop storage.
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