October 2016

Reviews

Latest

Boss VO-1 Vocoder Review

Boss VO-1 Vocoder Review

September 28, 2016
Talk box made compact and easy.
TC Electronic Sub ‘N’ Up Octaver Review

TC Electronic Sub ‘N’ Up Octaver Review

September 27, 2016
The far reaches of octave-effect capabilities are made accessible via this compact new digital box.
Panama Fuego X Review

Panama Fuego X Review

September 25, 2016
A compact, handwired powerhouse that delivers big tones and big value.
Dr. Z Z-Drive Review

Dr. Z Z-Drive Review

September 25, 2016
An impressive collaboration that combines versatility with rich, tube-like breakup.
Empress Reverb Review

Empress Reverb Review

September 23, 2016
This intuitive deep-space machine rewards tinkerers and traditionalists alike.
Toetags Electronics Toe Bender MkII Review

Toetags Electronics Toe Bender MkII Review

September 22, 2016
Uncommon touch-sensitivity and the ability to go beefy or splatty make this classic Sola Sound homage a fuzz buzz worth seeking out.
Orange O Bass Review

Orange O Bass Review

September 21, 2016
Vintage mojo and thick P-like thump define this sharp new 4-string.
J. Rockett Audio Tranquilizer Phaser Review

J. Rockett Audio Tranquilizer Phaser Review

September 20, 2016
Find out why our reviewer pined, "The Tranquilizer delivers everything I lie awake at night wishing for in a phaser."
Dunlop John Petrucci JP95 Signature Cry Baby Wah Review

Dunlop John Petrucci JP95 Signature Cry Baby Wah Review

September 19, 2016
The prog kingpin’s rack wah is the tone foundation for this powerful, high-gain wah.
Dwarfcraft Devices Twin Stags Tremolo Review

Dwarfcraft Devices Twin Stags Tremolo Review

September 18, 2016
Ben Hinz and company's unique new dual tremolo delivers warm pulses, versatile controls, and synth-like power.
Seymour Duncan Catalina Dynamic Chorus Review

Seymour Duncan Catalina Dynamic Chorus Review

September 16, 2016
An intuitive chorus that responds to the player’s touch.
Boss BC-1X Bass Compressor Review

Boss BC-1X Bass Compressor Review

September 15, 2016
Boss’ latest compressor for bassists aims to tame dynamics with punch and precision.
Keeley Mod Workstation Review

Keeley Mod Workstation Review

September 14, 2016
An ambitious modulation machine that’s overflowing with tones.
Mojo Hand Fx Wonder Filter Review

Mojo Hand Fx Wonder Filter Review

September 13, 2016
Enhanced control makes a more usable and forgiving envelope filter.
Neunaber Audio Effects Immerse Reverberator Review

Neunaber Audio Effects Immerse Reverberator Review

September 12, 2016
A rare combination of the familiar warmth of classic reverb tones with some modern (and unexpected) surprises.
Supro 1305 Drive Review

Supro 1305 Drive Review

September 11, 2016
Supro mimics its amp transformers’ properties to create a more organic and dynamic drive.
Aspen Pittman Designs Duo Tonic Review

Aspen Pittman Designs Duo Tonic Review

September 9, 2016
The noted tube-amp guru's 2-channel preamp/overdrive harnesses valve nuance and op-amp potency to summon rich tones.
Wren and Cuff Elephant Skin Review

Wren and Cuff Elephant Skin Review

September 9, 2016
Wren and Cuff and Mastodon’s Troy Sanders collaborate to bring life to a bass-fuzz monster.
Skreddy Rover Fuzz Review

Skreddy Rover Fuzz Review

September 8, 2016
This silicon-driven, Tone Bender-inspired fuzz is so much more than just a good, affordable clone.
Charvel Pro-Mod San Dimas Style 1 HH FR Review

Charvel Pro-Mod San Dimas Style 1 HH FR Review

September 7, 2016
The San Dimas lives again in a more versatile incarnation.