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Reviews

EarthQuaker Devices Pitch Bay Review

September 18, 2014
This polyphonic pitch harmonizer’s intuitive design makes it doubly rewarding.
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Neo Instruments Mini Vent Review

September 17, 2014
A gorgeously realistic faux-Leslie swirl in a compact package.
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Providence ABC-1 Anadime Bass Chorus Review

September 16, 2014
By combining a top-notch chorus effect with bass-friendly filtering and subtle delay, Providence hits new highs—and lows.
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MXR Custom Shop La Machine Review

September 15, 2014
This re-imagined classic octave fuzz is mean, massive, and musical.
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Seymour Duncan Vapor Trail Analog Delay Review

September 14, 2014
This compact analog delay bubbles over with impressive modulated echo tones.
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TWA LD-02 Little Dipper Review

September 14, 2014
An expanded and modernized take on the Colorsound Dipthonizer filter.
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Stomp Under Foot Serenity Overdrive Review

September 13, 2014
This simple twist on the TS template delivers a clean-to-mean OD that sings—loud!
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ZVEX Effects Super Ringtone Review

September 12, 2014
Ring modulator meets sequencer—sonic mayhem ensues!
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Walrus Audio Descent Reverb Review

September 11, 2014
Shimmering reverb and octave effects unite in what could become an essential shoegazer stompbox.
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DOD Phasor 201 Review

September 10, 2014
This vintage-inspired phaser is rich, warm, inexpensive, and dead simple.
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Death By Audio Ghost Delay Review

September 9, 2014
Order and chaos live side by side in a wildly expressive digital delay.
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Mad Professor Simble Review

September 8, 2014
Can Mad Professor deliver on a Dumble-in-a-box promise?
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Sunsine Audio Harmonic Decoder Review

September 7, 2014
This pitch-shifting, tone-twisting box of controlled chaos is a potent compositional tool.
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ESP E-II Stream Bass Review

September 7, 2014
A modern take on a classic reverse-style bass design that’s packed with quality components and capable of big tones.
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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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Ear to the Ground: Sleep's “The Clarity”

September 4, 2014
The doom titans’ first recording in more than 20 years is even more monstrously throbbing than their genre-defining early work.
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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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Ear to the Ground: Chris Smither’s “Link of Chain”

September 2, 2014
To celebrate a lifetime of music, the Boston folk-blues luminary recruits like-minded friends to help out with two volumes featuring new versions of old favorites.
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