February 2020

Overdrive

Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Nano Operation Overlord Review

December 6, 2019
Mike Matthews’ feature-packed latest aims for budget-conscious MVP status as an overdrive for guitar, bass, and beyond.
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Mad Professor Amplification Unveils the Super Black

December 5, 2019
An amp-in-a-box interpretation of a classic American circuit.
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Heather Brown Electronicals Launches Blessed Mother V2 Overdrive Pedal

December 5, 2019
Updated features include increased output and headroom with broader-ranging tone control.
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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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First Look: Danelectro The Breakdown

December 2, 2019
We take this 2-knob take on the vintage Univox Uni-Drive used by Page and Beck for a spin with ’buckers and single-coils.
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Quick Hit: Spaceman Polaris Review

November 15, 2019
Creative filtering options make an uncommonly versatile overdrive.
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Seymour Duncan Announces the Diamondhead

November 14, 2019
A dual overdrive/boost pedal that aims to cop classic metal and hard rock tones.
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Tech 21 Fly Rig 5 V2 Review

November 4, 2019
New player- and performance-centric features make a compact tone toolbox even more powerful and flexible.
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Hagerman Amplification Unveils Boost and Overdrive Pedals

November 1, 2019
The Overdrive features a 12AX7 tube, while the Boost houses a an EF86 pentode in the circuit.
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Quick Hit: Hamstead Odyssey Review

October 30, 2019
Three choices each for input-gain, EQ mode, and clipping circuits add up to impressive boost, overdrive, and distortion flexibility.
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Electro-Harmonix Announces the Reissue of 1973 V2 Ram's Head Big Muff Pi

October 18, 2019
The new pedal is housed in a pedalboard friendly die-cast chassis and equipped with a few select updates for convenience.
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Maxon Releases 40th Anniversary Keeley-Modded OD808-40K Overdrive

October 9, 2019
Originally released by Maxon in the Japanese market, the OD808 circuit was then licensed by Ibanez and released worldwide as the TS808 Tube Screamer.
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Electro-Harmonix Launches the Nano Operation Overlord

October 7, 2019
A mini version of the company's JFET overdrive.
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Jam Pedals Releases the Double Dreamer

October 1, 2019
A combo of the company's Tubedreamer and Lucydreamer pedals in a single stomp.
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Ramble FX Kismet Review

September 29, 2019
Many shades of dirty bliss are to be had in this highly tailorable and expression-pedal-enabled overdrive.
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MOD Kits DIY Unveils the Saturator

September 23, 2019
This pedal is the company's first new production kit being release with a laser-etched design.
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Fender Downtown Express Review

September 22, 2019
Three of the most useful tone tools for bassists in a tidy, variable-XLR-equipped box.
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MidValleyFx Double-Amp Distorter Review

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

September 13, 2019
Germanium overdrive and fearsome fuzz meet in a super-flexible dirt machine.
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Aclam Dr. Robert Review

September 11, 2019
Turn off your mind, relax, and float the treble stream!
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