November 2018

Overdrive

Quick Hit: EarthQuaker Devices Westwood

August 16, 2018
With the ability to dial in transparent boost or use the active EQ to summon radically voiced overdrive, what’s not to love?
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Zander Circuitry Introduces the Foxxton Woods Fuzz and Surplus Overdrive

August 14, 2018
The UK company brand unleashes an insane octave fuzz harkening to the '70s and a dual-channel drive that goes from a sparkly clean boost to overdriven-recording-console tones.
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Mooer Releases the Black Truck

August 14, 2018
The six-in-one pedalboard features a compressor, overdrive, distortion, EQ, modulation, and delay/reverb.
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Free the Tone Releases the BV-1V Black Vehicle Bass Overdrive

August 14, 2018
From a natural grind to a heavy distorted sound, the bass-specific drive can create a wide variety of sounds similar to driving an old-school vacuum tube amplifier.
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Keeley Electronics Touts New Retro Super Germanium Overdrive

August 9, 2018
Mod scientist Robert Keeley creates a custom shop overdrive from their Super Phat Mod Germanium and adds thick and thoaty gain tones that are dynamic and add loads of sustain.
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Wren and Cuff Two-Five Review

August 6, 2018
Explosive meets expressive in an overdrive powerful enough to be measured in megatons.
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Quick Hit: Crazy Tube Circuits Locomotive

August 2, 2018
A 12AY7-packed bass OD for clean, mean, and points in-between.
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Yellowcake Pedals Introduces the Furry & Fried

August 1, 2018
A two-in-one pedal that combines the company's Furry Burito and Fried Gold into a single box.
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Lunastone Pedals Launches the Three Stage Rocket MIDI

July 31, 2018
The upgraded version adds deep MIDI functionality.
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Mistweaver Effects Introduces the Serpent Fuzz and Forestry Overdrive

July 31, 2018
The Forestry is the company's take on a Dumble-style overdrive that aims to be extremely touch sensitive.
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Origin Effects RevivalDRIVE Review

July 26, 2018
This sophisticated “amp in a box” boasts countless cool tones and phenomenal build quality.
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SNAMM '18 - Mythos Pedals High Road Fuzz, Herculean V2 & Cestus Demos

July 16, 2018
Roots-rocker Joey Landreth uses a Ry Cooder-inspired axe to demo his signature fuzz, as well as a boost and a dual-op-amp overdrive.
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Vertex Effects Announces the Ultraphonix Overdrive

July 13, 2018
The pedal aims to capture Dumble-style tones and is modeled after four generations of Overdrive Special amps.
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SNAMM '18 - Modal Effects Disruption Demo

July 10, 2018
Put up to three magnetically attached (and quickly swappable effect modules) on a single pedal chassis.
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SNAMM '18 - Seafoam Pedals Trident Overdrive Demo

July 9, 2018
Hear a powerful overdrive that lets you independently vary the amount of gain going to treble, mid, and bass frequencies.
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SNAMM '18 - Revv Amplification Generator 100P and G3 Demos

July 8, 2018
The Canadian amp outfit demos both its latest multi-channel, MIDI-controllable head, and its three-mode dirt pedal.
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Quick Hit: Lounsberry Amp Rescue

July 6, 2018
An amalgamation of overdrive, treble booster, and cleverly designed gain staging.
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SNAMM '18 - Chellee Guitars Ponyboy V3 Overdrive Demo

July 6, 2018
See and hear the latest updates to the drive that inches closer to the mythical gold, 3-knob, centaur-clad stompbox.
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SNAMM '18 - Greer Amplification Supa Cobra & Alliance 20 Demos

July 6, 2018
Nick Greer shows us his new high-gain overdrive with three clipping modes, as well as a swell 2-channel amp that combines tweed Champ-style and Brit-combo topologies.
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SNAMM '18 - VHT Redline 80 S and Redline V Four Demos

July 1, 2018
Get a taste of the new solid-state combo packed with spring reverb and the four faces of dirt residing in a new pedal.
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