October 2020

 

Fuzz

EHX-Ram's Head Big Muff

First Look: Electro-Harmonix Ram's Head Big Muff

January 13, 2020
From Gilmour to Mascis, the mighty Ram's Head has always represented the pinnacle of Muffery. Now this econo version delivers the goods for a fraction of the vintage-madness price.
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EarthQuaker Devices

EarthQuaker Devices Unveils the Life Pedal V2

January 9, 2020
It offers the same circuit as the wildly popular version that was released in early 2019, but with the addition of expression pedal control over the octave blend and Flexi-Switch Technology.
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Ananashead

Ananashead Unveils the Main Fuzz

December 18, 2019
An all-around fuzz pedal based on the classic Fuzz Face circuit.
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Amptweaker

Amptweaker and Bassist Tim Lefebvre Collaborate on Limited-Edition TightFuzz

December 6, 2019
The pedal is tweaked to Lefebvre's favorite settings, which he uses as an "always on" pedal.
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Way Huge

Way Huge Unveils the Smalls Pork & Pickle Bass Overdrive & Fuzz

December 4, 2019
A mini combo of the Pork Loin and Russian Pickle.
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Fredric Effects

Fredric Effects Announces the Nouveau Super Unpleasant Companion

November 27, 2019
A newly designed two-in-one pedal that combines the FY-2 Companion Fuzz and the FY-6 Superfuzz.
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Gear of the Year - homepage

The Year in Gear 2019

November 21, 2019
The 60+ guitars, amps, pedals, basses, and accessories that stood out from the crowd and earned our coveted Premier Gear Award this year.
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Prescription COB - homepage

Quick Hit: Prescription Electronics C.O.B. Review

November 17, 2019
The boutique 1990s octave-fuzz is back, with mouthwatering tones and improved pedalboard friendliness.
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Haunted Labs

Haunted Labs Introduces the Scorched Earth Fuzz

October 31, 2019
A "relic" fuzz combining elements of vintage silicon fuzzes with modern tone-shaping capabilities.
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Yardbox-homepage2

Prescription Electronics Yardbox Review

October 27, 2019
Prescription reanimates their beastly take on the legendary Tone Bender MkII.
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Nanolog - homepage

Quick Hit: Nanolog Orbital Fuzz Review

October 20, 2019
The nano-molecular sandwich returns in a fuzz that ranges from full and ferocious to fractured.
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MXR

MXR Announces the Brown Acid Fuzz

October 3, 2019
Based on a classic '70s fuzz circuit, it features a simple three-knob interface and that classic silicon sound.
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Crazy Tubes - homepage

Crazy Tube Limelight Review

September 30, 2019
Flexible bias and gain controls extend the Maestro FZ-1 voice to awesomely utilitarian ends.
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Spaceman Gemini - homepage

Spaceman Gemini IV Review

September 28, 2019
Blendable germanium and silicon circuits open portals to almost infinite fuzz shadings.
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Sitek homepage

Sitek Pandora Review

September 23, 2019
Sitek twists the legendary Super Fuzz to expansive ends.
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midvalleyfx - homepage

MidValleyFx Double-Amp Distorter Review

September 18, 2019
Two wide-ranging op-amps with a delightfully rowdy edge.
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Carolina Reaper-homepage

Haunted Labs Carolina Reaper Review

September 13, 2019
Germanium overdrive and fearsome fuzz meet in a super-flexible dirt machine.
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TWA homepage

TWA MM-01 MiniMorph Review

September 6, 2019
An envelope overdrive that can go from filthy fuzzy to faux Moog filter freakouts.
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Keeley Fuzz Bender homepage

Keeley Fuzz Bender Review

September 1, 2019
This stomp’s powerful bias and EQ controls go way beyond vintage sounds.
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SUNN

EarthQuaker Devices and Sunn O))) Team Up for the Life Pedal

August 22, 2019
Analog octave blending, hand-picked components, and three clipping options are some of the features of this saturation monster.
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