October 2016

Overdrive

ARTICLES

Dr. Z Z-Drive Review

September 25, 2016
An impressive collaboration that combines versatility with rich, tube-like breakup.
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Keeley Mod Workstation Review

September 14, 2016
An ambitious modulation machine that’s overflowing with tones.
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Supro 1305 Drive Review

September 11, 2016
Supro mimics its amp transformers’ properties to create a more organic and dynamic drive.
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EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Deluxe Review

September 4, 2016
A new drive pedal for bass that boxes up the tone of one of the greats and offers customization galore.
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Nunomo Limbo Overdrive Review

August 28, 2016
Variable voltage and clipping enhance the tone potential of this low-gain OD.
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Friedman Amplification Unveils the BE-OD

August 26, 2016
A new stompbox based on the legendary Friedman BE-100 amp.
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Pirate Guitar Effects Releases the Plank Preamp & Boost

July 26, 2016
Designed around two of the most well-known pedal circuits ever built.
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SNAMM '16 - Keeley Electronics the Dark Side, the Hall, Hooke Reverb, El Monte & Bubble Tron Demos

July 17, 2016
The Gilmour homage features delay, vibe, fuzz, rotary, and octave effects, while the new reverb has three modes, and the filter/phaser/flanger nods at a zany stomp used by Frank Zappa.
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SNAMM '16 - 323 Effects Steel City, Ridges, & Timbers Demos

July 16, 2016
Hear three stomps—a JFET overdrive, a MOSFET- and LED-clipping dirt box, and a 3-mode reverb.
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SNAMM '16 - Mad Professor Amplification Sweet Honey Overdrive Deluxe Demo

July 15, 2016
See how this touch-sensitive, medium-gain OD pushes a distorted amp and gives dynamically controlled low-gain overtones to a clean amp.
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SNAMM '16 - AJ Peat Guitars Wild Goose, Dirty Buzzard, Screaming Flamingo, and Rooster Booster Demos

July 14, 2016
The personal pedal builder for Warren Haynes, Mike Ness, and Reverend Horton Heat makes a splash at his first trade show by bringing four new stomps.
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SNAMM '16 - Amptweaker FatMetal Pro, Bass TightMetal Jr, Bass TightRock Jr, Bass TightDrive Jr Demos

July 14, 2016
The man who's created multiple memorable amp and pedal designs unveils three bass-specific dirtboxes.
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SNAMM '16 - Eastwood Airline SFO, TT, & Senn Model 1 Demos

July 12, 2016
The resurrected guitar brand unveils a new octave fuzz and a multi-effect unit that includes reverb, tremolo, and overdrive.
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Gore Pedals Releases the Cult Germanium Overdrive, Filth Fuzz, and Gross Distortion

July 7, 2016
Three pedals that share a common theme: extreme dynamic sensitivity.
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Xotic Effects Unveils the RC Booster V2

July 5, 2016
The adjustable +-15dB two-band active EQ allows players to dial in their sound with pinpoint accuracy.
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Amptweaker Introduces the Bass TightDrive Jr., Bass TightRock Jr., and Bass TightMetal Jr.

July 1, 2016
A trio of new bass-centric pedals that span from mild dirt to hi-gain saturation.
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SNAMM '16 - Jam Pedals Tube Dreamer Supreme & Delay Llama Supreme Demos

June 30, 2016
The Athens-based stompbox junkies revamp two favorites by adding more tonal options and on-the-fly tweakability.
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Quick Hit: Providence Heat Blaster

June 30, 2016
The Japanese pedal-builders' latest is a 3-knob distortion with dynamics for days.
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SNAMM '16 - Klon Centaur, KTR, and Prototype Boost Demos

June 25, 2016
Reclusive builder of the legendary Centaur, Bill Finnigan, makes his first NAMM appearance in ages to tease a simple new clean boost pedal.
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