August

Articles by Lyle Zaehringer

T-Rex Tonebug Sensewah Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The controls on the Sensewah are very simple—two knobs (Sense and Range), a single toggle switch that moves between Wah Wah and Yoy Yoy settings, and an on/off footswitch.
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Mid-Fi Electronics Demo Tape Fuzz Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Lo-fi, overdriven mic preamp tone is what Mid-Fi Electronics is shooting for in the Demo Tape fuzz.
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Subdecay Octasynth Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
SubDecay’s Octasynth does a fantastic job of delivering classic analog sounds and modern, noisy, glitchy tones
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Electro-Harmonix Stereo Talking Machine Pedal Review

August 16, 2011
Electro-Harmonix’s Stereo Talking Machine does an impressive job of getting those legendary talk-box tones and much more.
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Orange O PC Personal Computer Review

August 10, 2011
Software guitar amp emulators have come a long way in the last 10 years and the OPC is built around some of the best advancements.
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SolidGoldFX Stutterbox Tremolo Pedal Review

July 5, 2011
The Stutterbox pays tribute to the buttery sounds of vintage Tremolos while including a few modern features that will help guitarists personalize and refine their own swinging tremolo sounds.
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Demeter Amplification Fuzzy Octavulator Pedal Review

June 22, 2011
The Fuzzy Octavulator takes the much-loved Fuzzulator circuit and adds an independent, vintage-sounding octave-up circuit that ranges from authentic Hendrix-esque Octavia tones and beyond.
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DVK Technologies The Hair Ball Pedal Review

June 14, 2011
DVK’s Hairball brings together interpretations of the Ibanez Tube Screamer and Dallas Rangemaster with a ton of additional functionality.
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Cusack Effects Tap-A-Delay Pedal Review

April 19, 2011
A vintage sounding delay with a wealth of interactive performance controls.
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Solid Gold FX Electroman Pedal Review

March 15, 2011
The Electroman digital-delay demonstrates an appreciation for both extremes of the Echoplex’s performance envelope, and the know-how to make both straightforward and unusual delay sounds that are practical and inspiring.
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Emperor Cabinets Birch 4x12 Cabinet Review

November 16, 2010
A high-end, hardwood, custom cab
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Diamond Amplification Positron Amp Head Review

November 16, 2010
A class A tube head with simple features and portability that''s both low-watt and loud
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E.W.S. BD-1 Brute Drive Distortion Pedal Review

October 29, 2010
Tube-like rock and blues overdrive
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Electro-Harmonix Germanium 4 Big Muff Pi Pedal Review

October 28, 2010
A dual-germanium transistor Big Muff Pi pedal alongside a dual-germanium transistor overdrive pedal
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Electro-Harmonix Freeze Sound Retainer Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
Capture a moment of your playing and extend it indefinitely.
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Snazzy FX The Mini-Ark Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
A wild pitch tracker for those with the time to tweak
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Rocktron Black Rose Octaver Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
An octave with additional controls
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Budda Amplification Superdrive Series II V-40 Amp Review

September 21, 2010
The latest addition to Budda''s Superdrive line, the V-40, is reviewed.
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Line 6 Spider Valve MKII 1x12 Combo Amp Review

September 3, 2010
Line 6 continues to hone their digitally-designed, tube-powered amp models while attempting to pack even more effects into the latest incarnation of the Spider Valve line.
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