October 2016

True Bypass

ARTICLES

Rocktron Launches the MicroHush

June 9, 2016
Wipe out hiss and unwanted feedback while maintaining signal integrity.
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Old Blood Noise Endeavors Announces the Reflector Chorus

July 24, 2015
A three-way toggle switch allows the player to choose between Wrinkle mode, Myriad mode, and Mirrors mode.
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DigiTech Reissues the DOD Gonkulator

July 12, 2015
It delivers the clanking, metallic, rasping sonic disorder of the original with a few upgrades.
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MBS Effects Releases the Stonecutter

April 22, 2014
A modern-voiced, high-gain distortion with a three-band EQ.
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Dunlop Unveils 2014 Product Lineup

January 23, 2014
Highlights include the MXR Custom Shop La Machine, Phase 99, Echoplex Preamp, and Way Huge Havalina.
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Mooer Announces the Noise Killer

December 5, 2013
Like all Mooer pedals, the Audio Killer is true bypass and housed in a small all-metal housing.
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Seymour Duncan Announces the Dirty Deed Distortion Pedal

November 6, 2013
The Dirty Deed incorporates an active EQ for 12dB of treble and bass boost/cut and a pair of MOSFET transistors.
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TSVG Introduces Dying Batt Fuzz

November 1, 2013
The Dying Batt fuzz is loaded with AC128 GE transistors, Mullard "Tropical Fish" capacitors, and a voltage regulator control.
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Moog Introduces Minifooger Analog Effects Pedals

October 8, 2013
The Minifooger Analog Effects family contains five compact stomp boxes – the MF Drive, MF Boost, MF Delay, MF Ring, and MF Trem.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Decibel Eleven Switch Witch

August 9, 2013
Check out Decibel Eleven's new Switch Witch!
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Review Demo - Circus Freak The Pickled Punk Distortion Pedal

June 5, 2013
Premier Guitar's Shawn Hammond demos Circus Freak's The Pickled Punk Distortion Pedal for the July 2013 issue of Premier Guitar.
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Dawner Prince Effects Introduces Diktator and Starla Pedals

March 25, 2013
Dawner Prince Effects have introduced two new pedals, the Diktator and the Starla.
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NAMM '13 - TC Electronic Ditto Looper Demo

March 5, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Rich Osweiler visits the TC Electronic booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear the Ditto Looper pedal.
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Keeley Electronics Introduces Red Dirt Overdrive

March 5, 2013
Keeley Electronics have announced the Red Dirt Overdrive, a pedal that can cover a range of tones from classic subtle blues to contemporary high-gain crunch.
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Jacques Meistersinger Pedal Review

January 9, 2013
Though the Jacques Meistersinger is capable of deep and radical sounds, the pedal is suited to a less-is-more approach, and its transparency may find scores of players reconsidering their aversions to the chorus effect.
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Copilot FX Cubic Bass Octave Pedal Review

December 26, 2012
It’s no secret that a bass-octave pedal can work wonders for beefing up thin tone. Likewise, the contrast between the deeper sub-octave and dry signal can add a whole
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Mesa/Boogie Tone-Burst, Throttle Box, Grid Slammer, and Flux-Drive Pedal Reviews

December 18, 2012
Rather than trying to stuff too much in a single unit, the company has designed pedals that serve up specific flavors of overdrive.
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RogerThat Guitar Electronics Bass OD/DIS Pedal Review

November 20, 2012
Holland’s RogerThat Guitar Electronics may be relatively unknown to musicians in the States. But since 2010, they’ve developed a multitude of all-analog tools for guitarists, bassists, drummers, and studio
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The Truest Bypass

November 5, 2012
The Vertex Dual Buffer sports separate input and output buffer circuits, each designed for its specific task. Photo courtesy of Vertex Effects What could be better than having “true”
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Diamond Pedals Quantum Leap Review

September 26, 2012
A delay toolbox with modes for flange or chorus and some truly unique delay variations.
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