November 2018

Articles by Charles Saufley

Quick Hit: String Theory EFX KE/64 Overdrive Review

November 14, 2018
Raw and super rich—the KE/64 packs a punch that never overpowers.
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Vox Mini Superbeetle Review

November 5, 2018
Cute, compact, and dressed to kill, with a wealth of old-school Vox tones.
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ZT Custom Shop Lee Ranaldo Club Review

October 18, 2018
Small, light, and super-powerful, this solid-state amp is a blank slate that brims with character.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Op-Amp Big Muff

October 2, 2018
The black sheep of the Big Muff family returns—as brash and beastly as ever.
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Wren and Cuff Super Russian Review

September 26, 2018
A multifaceted Muff clone offers brutalizing and beautiful sides of the Sovtek coin.
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Joe Gore Porkolator Review

September 25, 2018
Meet a Harmonic Percolator-inspired powerhouse that dazzles with dynamics, sonic complexity, and the clout of a heavyweight.
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Death By Audio Deep Animation Review

September 24, 2018
Filter turns filthy and gets spun on its head in this awesomely powerful and unconventional envelope follower.
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Escape Plan Launch Code Review

September 19, 2018
An Atari-inspired glitch box that also serves up rich, resonant tones and unexpected musical surprises.
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MXR Sugar Drive Review

September 17, 2018
Klone tones in a baby box with a teeny-tiny price.
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ZVEX Vibrophase Review

September 14, 2018
ZVEX’s phaser/vibrato retains the rich, immersive modulation tones of its candle-driven design concept predecessor.
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ThorpyFX Fat General Review

September 7, 2018
Parallel compression equals transparency and copious options in a top-flight British squeezebox.
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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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Quick Hit: G7th Newport 12-String Capo

August 13, 2018
A clever compensated string pad improves intonation.
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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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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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Yamaha CSF3M Review

July 16, 2018
Silky playability, sublime sounds, and top quality add up to a small-body super value.
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Quick Hit: TC Electronic AEON

July 12, 2018
A more affordable ticket to infinite sustain.
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Jext Telez Jonathan Wilson’s Canyon Climber Review

July 2, 2018
The studio wizard and Roger Waters road guitarist teams with the pedal outfit to expand the horizons of a famously brutish fuzz circuit.
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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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