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Articles by Lyle Zaehringer

DigiTech Whammy DT Pedal Review

October 25, 2011
With the Whammy DT, Digitech builds on the simplistic, rugged design of the original while rearranging the control set a bit.
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Catalinbread CB30 Pedal Review

October 20, 2011
With the CB30, Catalinbread attempts to stuff the legendary class-A tone of the Vox AC30 into a small, dark green stompbox.
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Pigtronix Tremvelope Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
The analog, optical Pigtronix Tremvelope invites tremolo fans to look deeper into what the effect can deliver.
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Catalinbread Naga Viper Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Catalinbread uses the Rangemaster as square one for the design of the Naga Viper—a treble boost with a little something extra.
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Electro-Harmonix Neo Mistress Pedal Review

October 18, 2011
Electro-Harmonix has packed much of the punch of the original into the company’s Nano-sized package for guitarists with limited pedalboard real estate.
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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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