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Reviews: Effects

Wilson Effects Slapback Review

August 31, 2018
Dual digital delay engines drive a simple and super-colorful device.
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Revv G3 Review

August 30, 2018
Metal-melting high-gain tones are the tip of the iceberg in Revv’s purple amp-inspired monster stomp.
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EarthQuaker Devices Aqueduct Review

August 29, 2018
An insane-to-elegant modulation tool that suits chaotic creators and control freaks alike.
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Seymour Duncan Silver Lake Review

August 28, 2018
Dynamic response makes a dynamite reverb.
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Southampton Pedals Utility Knife Review

August 25, 2018
A multi-modulator that’s simple, but doesn’t skimp on sounds.
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Walrus Audio Emissary Review

August 24, 2018
Parallel high-range and mid-boost channels add up to a surprisingly versatile boost.
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Ampeg Liquifier Review

August 23, 2018
The bass-amp giant's new dual-chorus circuit serves up a wide range of rich modulation with a price that harkens back to the 1980s.
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Old Blood Noise Endeavors Flat Light Review

August 22, 2018
A flanger with a few tricks up its sleeve.
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Nunomo Grain Review

August 20, 2018
Not your dad’s tremolo—or anyone else’s.
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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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Jam Pedals Ripply Fall Review

August 9, 2018
Phaser, chorus, vibrato, and ring modulation meet in a subtle-to-strange modulation mélange.
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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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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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Spaceman Mercury IV Review

July 19, 2018
Spaceman’s magical tone masseuse has a way of making everything sound just plain better.
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Quick Hit: TC Electronic AEON

July 12, 2018
A more affordable ticket to infinite sustain.
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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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Dwarfcraft Grazer Sample Slice Repeater Review

June 26, 2018
Granular delay—now without a computer.
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Quick Hit: Pigtronix Octava Micro

June 24, 2018
Amazing oomph and wonderfully weird ring-modulator tones somehow cram in next to classic octave sounds in this tiny treasure.
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Quick Hit: MXR Classic 108 Fuzz (Mini)

June 21, 2018
Searing silicon Fuzz Face sounds in a mini enclosure with a buffer to boot!
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Dogmatek Arctic Wolf Review

June 18, 2018
Explore a sophisticated phase shifter with unconventional options.
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