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Overdrive

ARTICLES

Darkglass Microtubes B7K Ultra Review

May 19, 2016
A sturdy box for bassists that delivers wide-ranging drive and an impressive EQ section.
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Daredevil Pedals Releases the Fearless Distortion

May 16, 2016
The pedal features Hi- and Low-gain settings and a unique clipping section giving it a warm, vintage feel but with modern output and cut.
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Pettyjohn Electronics Releases the Chime OverDrive

May 13, 2016
It draws inspiration from the right channel of the flagship signature overdrive, the PettyDrive.
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Source Audio Releases the L.A. Lady Overdrive, Kingmaker Fuzz, and Aftershock Bass Distortion

May 12, 2016
All three pedals feature a compact housing and the straight-forward control surface of a traditional stompbox.
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Pro Tone Pedals Introduces Essential Edition Dead Horse Overdrive

May 11, 2016
It continues to use the famed 4558 chip to create deeper bass, smoothed out mids, and biting overdrive.
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Seymour Duncan and Chicago Music Exchange Launch the Forza Overdrive

May 3, 2016
Developed in partnership with Chicago Music Exchange, the Forza has clear highs, deep lows, and a slightly scooped midrange.
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Myco Bepa Review

May 2, 2016
Channeling classic tube amp tones, Myco Pedals unveils their first overdrive for bassists.
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Quick Hit: Soldano Supercharger GTO

April 27, 2016
Soldano’s much-loved beast-in-a-box overdrive makes a triumphant return.
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Quick Hit: KHDK Ghoul Screamer

April 10, 2016
A hot-rodded TS-style box that scores high in versatility.
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Quick Hit: Vick Audio V-2 Distortion

March 29, 2016
Vick Audio’s take on an elusive and pricey Pete Cornish classic churns up buttery, delicious overdrive and low- to mid-gain distortion.
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Quick Hit: Chellee Odie Classic Overdrive

March 27, 2016
Diode switching, enhanced EQ voicing, and wide-ranging controls conspire in an overdrive of expansive potential.
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ZenZero Electronics Introduces the Red Crown Overdrive

March 18, 2016
Designed in collaboration with legendary pedal builder Scotty Smith of ProAnalog Devices.
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Seymour Duncan Unveils the Palladium Gain Stage Pedal

March 16, 2016
The pedal features three gain stages that can go from classic rock at lower settings to modern metal at higher-gain settings.
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NAMM '16 - DigiTech | DOD Trio+ Band Creator/Looper and Looking Glass Overdrive Demos

February 26, 2016
DigiTech expands the capabilities of its band-in-a-box pedal, while DOD collaborates with Shoe Pedals on a class-A FET overdrive.
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NAMM '16 - Two Notes Le Clean, Le Crunch, and Le Lead Demos

February 26, 2016
Hear three new tube-loaded, MIDI-compatible preamp/distortion/DI pedals for guitar and bass.
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NAMM '16 - Friedman BE-OD, Sir-Compre, Fuzz Fiend, and MC Drive Demos

February 25, 2016
The amp builder breaks into the pedal world with four new stomps—two overdrives, a compressor, and a gnarly fuzz.
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Massive Unity Reveals the T.A.E. Pedal Unit

February 22, 2016
The T.A.E pedal is a full-analog amp simulator for direct line connection.
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NAMM '16 - JHS Pulp 'N' Peel V4, “See Saw” Modular Volume Control, SuperBolt V2 Demos

February 22, 2016
JHS main man Josh Scott walks us through some updated stomps and shows us a new volume pedal geared for gigging musicians.
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Tone Tips: Overdrives and Distortions and Boosts, Oh My

February 22, 2016
Demystifying the wizardry of the most popular pedal family.
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NAMM '16 - Seymour Duncan Palladium Gain Stage and Catalina Chorus Demos

February 21, 2016
The pickup giant releases two boxes—one that aims to recreate an overdriven tube amp, and one that serves up chorus.
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