November 2018

Reviews: Effects

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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Keeley Filaments Review

August 24, 2017
Keeley’s first metal-oriented distortion excels—even beyond heavy realms.
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Eden AstroFlange Review

August 23, 2017
Eden’s newest modulation box for bassists makes easy work of dialing in smooth and subtle effects.
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Chase Bliss Audio Brothers Review

August 21, 2017
A phenomenally flexible boost/drive/fuzz.
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Quick Hit: BSM Supreme

August 17, 2017
A Teutonic treble-booster master builds a Blackmore-inspired overdrive.
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J. Rockett I.Q. Compressor Review

August 11, 2017
Effective EQ adds color and flexibility to a quiet and even-handed comp.
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Fuzzrocious Blast Furnace Review

August 6, 2017
Adventure awaits in an uncompromising, ultraviolent fuzz.
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BYOC Crown Jewel Review

August 4, 2017
Is this the most versatile overdrive ever?
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Quick Hit: Rocket Surgeon Labs Seratone—Mood Altering Bass Fuzz

August 3, 2017
This fuzz box for bassists takes a pass on the clean and goes all-in on the dirt.
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