January 2019


SNAMM '18 - Nexi Industries Acoustic Effects Pedals Demos

July 4, 2018
The Dutch pedalboard outfit debuts a line of acoustic pedals mated to handy boards with built-in tuner and boost functions.
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SNAMM '18 - Fender The Pelt, Full Moon Distortion & Engager Boost Demos

June 30, 2018
After launching an all-new pedal line in January, Fender expands their offerings with a fuzz, hi-gain distortion, and a versitale clean boost.
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Mythos Pedals Unveils the Herculean V2 Overdrive and Cestus Booster

June 29, 2018
The Herculean has been rebuilt from the ground up and is aimed to cover everything from a slightly dirty boost to D-style overdrive.
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Walrus Audio Introduces the Emissary Parallel Boost

June 11, 2018
A clean, high headroom JFET boost that features two independent boost circuits running in parallel.
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First Look: Walrus Audio Emissary Parallel Boost

June 11, 2018
John Bohlinger grabs his '50s Les Paul Custom, PRS DGT, and a 1967 Fender Telecaster to test out the juice box's two voicings and tonal oomph.
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Lunastone Unveils the Boost 18

June 1, 2018
The Danish guitar pedal company presents an upgraded version of their flagship clean boost.
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Quick Hit: Dusky Mandorla

May 22, 2018
A great amp builder builds a boost that—surprise—feels like a seamless extension of your amplifier.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Releases Archer Clean/Color Boost

April 26, 2018
The pedal sports an exact recreation of the famed Klon's clean boost circuit.
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First Look: Wren and Cuff Two-Five 25V Overdrive

April 16, 2018
John Bohlinger saddles up on a baritone T-style, '50s Strat, custom-made LP with mini-humbuckers, and a triple-humbucker PRS to take out the raging black-and-yellow box on its first ride.
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First Look: Spaceman Effects Mercury IV Germanium Harmonic Boost

April 9, 2018
Watch John Bohlinger play his '50s Les Paul goldtop, '66 Fender Strat, Hahn T-style, and a PRS DGT to see how much bark is inside this one box.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Releases the 10th Anniversary JET Series

March 20, 2018
The lineup includes the Touch OD, Steampunk Buffer/Boost, Immortal Echo, and Squeegee Compressor.
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Tools for the Task: Clean Boosts

March 16, 2018
Simple, yes, but a clean-boost pedal like the 10 here can do a lot more than a simple bump in dBs.
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Hamstead Soundworks Unveils the Odyssey Drive Pedal

March 5, 2018
The pedal features three clipping circuits, guitar and amp tone shaping, and 20 dB of clean treble and bass boost.
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Spaceman Launches the Mercury IV Germanium Harmonic Boost

March 1, 2018
The pedal features a unique, discrete analog circuit, with a meticulously selected vintage germanium transistor at its heart.
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Tonal Tinker Toys: Reader Pedalboards 2018

February 23, 2018
When it comes to pedal puzzles and putting together your dream sound rig, there’s no right way—just your way. Check out these boards from your fellow readers, and be inspired!
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Quick Hit: Seafoam Pedals Lighthouse

February 16, 2018
Tiny-but-mighty tweaking options make this way more than just a boost.
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NAMM '18 - Pigtronix Ringmaster Analog Multiplier & Philsopher's Tone Germanium Gold Micro Demos

February 15, 2018
This stomp builder’s mad-sonic-scientist-in-chief, David Koltai offers a highly controllable but indisputably wild variation on the ring modulator and a mini version of the company’s popular germanium growler.
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NAMM '18 - Terry Audio The White Rabbit Deluxe & CEQ Demos

February 12, 2018
A subtle pedal and a trad EQ add distinctive vibe and dimension to guitar tones.
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NAMM '18 - J. Rockett Mark Lettieri Melody Overdrive, Squeegee, Touch, Steampunk & Immortal Demos

February 7, 2018
The Klon-code crackers debut a line of smaller $99 stomps, as well as a signature Q-series box for the popular Snarky Puppy guitarist.
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NAMM '18 - Teisco Fuzz, Delay & Boost

February 6, 2018
Listen to a handful of new stomps that feature ’60s-inspired styling.
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