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Reviews: Effects

Jonny Rock Gear Wave Rider Review

September 15, 2017
Clean, modern tremolo textures and digital control lift this modulator out of the swamp-rock mud.
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Henretta H-Bomb Trembrato Review

September 14, 2017
Vintage-hued analog modulations are married in an elegant and easy-to-use stomp.
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GFI Clockwork Delay V2 Review

September 13, 2017
Echo-tailoring options abound in a thoughtfully engineered digital delay.
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Carl Martin Red Repeat Review

September 12, 2017
The newest evolution of an affordable digital delay classic adds analog-style flutter modulation and tap tempo.
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Way Huge Conquistador Review

September 11, 2017
A gated fuzz brims with unexpected complexity and surprising vintage voices.
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Mastro Valvola Millibar Review

September 10, 2017
An optical compressor that delivers subtlety and superb control.
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MXR M287 Sub Octave Bass Fuzz Review

September 7, 2017
The lethal combination of fuzz and an octaver comes to life through this powerful yellow box.
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Amptweaker PressuRizer Review

September 5, 2017
Boost functionality makes a great core compressor a nuanced multitasker.
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Tsakalis Experience Review

September 4, 2017
A capable control set makes this Hendrix-inspired octave fuzz surprisingly versatile.
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Meris Mercury 7 Review

September 3, 2017
An elegant ambient reverb machine with powerful sound-shaping capabilities.
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Electro-Harmonix Canyon Review

September 3, 2017
Echoes abound in a feature-stuffed and compact delay factory.
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Friedman Fuzz Fiend Review

September 1, 2017
Tube power and excellent EQ add up to a very different fuzz flavor.
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EarthQuaker Devices Erupter Review

August 31, 2017
A stupidly simple fuzz delivers artfully complex, chaotic, and controlled distortion sounds.
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Carvin VLD1 Legacy Drive Review

August 30, 2017
Steve Vai’s fly-in solution is a formidable preamp for backline and recording situations.
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Mooer Mod Factory Pro Review

August 30, 2017
Mooer packs ridiculous modulation power into a pint-sized multi-stomp.
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Panda Audio Future Impact I. Review

August 29, 2017
The spirit of a revered but discontinued bass synth finds its voice again, and then some.
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Walrus Monument Review

August 28, 2017
Two flavors of vintage-approved tremolo—and modern options to spare.
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Gurus Sexydrive MkII Review

August 27, 2017
Versatile controls mean a multitude of sounds in this cool Italian OD.
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Seymour Duncan Andromeda Review

August 26, 2017
A deep and dynamic delay that’s an instrument as much as an effect.
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TWA DM-02 Dynamorph Review

August 25, 2017
A unique “envelope-controlled harmonic generator.”
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