August

Reviews: Effects

Maxon FWA10 Fuzz Elements Water Review

September 6, 2014
A parametric EQ makes this Muff-style fuzz positively expansive.
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Way Huge Havalina Review

September 5, 2014
Colorful germanium fuzz in a high-quality, affordable, stable package.
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TC Electronic Alter Ego X4 Vintage Echo Review

September 4, 2014
Ambitious multi-delay tackles tough-to-simulate, oddball analog echo units.
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Wampler Latitude Tremolo Deluxe Review

September 3, 2014
A versatile and sonically expansive tremolo with a forgiving tap tempo.
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EarthQuaker Devices Afterneath Review

August 30, 2014
A spacious-sounding reverb for audacious aims.
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Tech 21 SansAmp VT Bass DI Review

August 29, 2014
The NYC crew brings a new options-packed box to the table for bassists.
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Providence Red Rock ROD-1 Overdrive Review

August 28, 2014
Built to get the best from single-coils, this overdrive excels in all settings.
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Greer Amps Lightspeed Organic Overdrive Review

August 24, 2014
Its circuit is encased in epoxy to deter copycats. Are its organics really that orgasmic?
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Carl Martin Purple Moon Vintage Fuzz n' Vibe Review

August 21, 2014
Fabulous two-speed vibe effects with blistering silicon fuzz in one box.
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Electro-Harmonix EHX Tortion Review

August 19, 2014
The stompbox pioneers’ latest yields everything from mild grit to metal mayhem—with a bonus boost function to boot.
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DLS Reckless Driver Review

August 18, 2014
This 2-channel OD/distortion delivers a wide range of dirty colors.
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Daredevil Nova Review

August 17, 2014
Classic fuzz tones with a little extra oomph.
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EarthQuaker Devices Terminal Review

August 14, 2014
Extra gain, mids, and high end make this Shin-Ei FY-2-inspired fuzz a rowdy and refined monster.
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Quick Hit: Yonac ToneStack

August 10, 2014
A super-flexible virtual guitar rig for iOS.
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Stomp Under Foot Hellephant Review

August 8, 2014
This killer silicon Fuzz Face-style stomp is dynamic and brimming with colors.
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Beigel Sound Lab/Mu-FX Tru-Tron 3X Review

August 3, 2014
Mike Beigel updates his classic Mu-Tron III envelope filter.
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DigiTech Bass Whammy Review

July 25, 2014
The next generation of the popular low-end pitch-shifter serves up the tones of the original—and then some.
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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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