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Maxon Apex 808 Overdrive Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
A redesigned take on the Tube Screamer by the man who designed the original.
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Maxon Custom Shop Releases the APEX808 Overdrive

June 26, 2020
A brand-new pedal designed by Tube Screamer creator and former Maxon head engineer Susumu Tamura.
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Maxon Apex 808 Demo | NAMM 2020

January 22, 2020
Hear the world-famous OD808 alongside creator Susumu Tamura’s new iteration based on his favorite 808 of all time.
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Rig Rundown: Steve Wariner

December 18, 2019
Designated a "certified guitar picker" by former boss Chet Atkins, the multiple Grammy-winning session ace and songwriter for country legends shows off his favorite gear.
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Maxon Releases 40th Anniversary Keeley-Modded OD808-40K Overdrive

October 9, 2019
Originally released by Maxon in the Japanese market, the OD808 circuit was then licensed by Ibanez and released worldwide as the TS808 Tube Screamer.
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Maxon Releases Limited-Edition 40th Anniversary OD808-40 Overdrive

April 12, 2019
Godlyke, Inc. has partnered with the OD808’s designer, former Maxon Engineer Susumu Tamura for a limited run of 400 pieces.
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Rig Rundown: Killswitch Engage

May 4, 2016
One of metalcore’s biggest bands allows PG to check out their signature instruments and the minimal gear they use to punish crowds on a nightly basis.
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Quick Hit: Maxon BD10 Hybrid Bass Driver Review

October 23, 2015
A new bass overdrive with excellent tweakability and natural-sounding tones.
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Maxon OD808X Overdrive Extreme Review

September 8, 2015
Maxon builds a high-gain ’Screamer for heavy hitters.
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Maxon Releases the BD10 Hybrid Bass Driver

May 14, 2015
The B10 can cover semi-dirty boosts all the way to super-saturated shred.
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Quick Hit: Maxon FV-10 Fuzz Elements Void Review

November 11, 2014
Enhanced Scrambler-type circuit dishes deliciously dangerous and glitchy fuzz.
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Maxon Releases the OD808X Overdrive Extreme

October 24, 2014
The OD808X offers a wider frequency response with an extended hi-frequency range.
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Blake Mills: Emotional Rescue

October 16, 2014
On his second solo outing, Blake Mills grabs the spotlight with a dream team of special guests—including Don Was, Fiona Apple, Jon Brion, and Jim Keltner—for a poignant, heartfelt journey back in time to the way rock records used to be made.
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Maxon FWA10 Fuzz Elements Water Review

September 6, 2014
A parametric EQ makes this Muff-style fuzz positively expansive.
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Maxon Releases Line of Fuzz Element Pedals

March 27, 2014
Maxon has modeled and mapped the complex elements that make up the core sounds of seven legendary effects.
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State of the Stomp: Maxon's Susumu Tamura Interview

October 3, 2013
A rare interview with the engineer who created the Tube Screamer circuit.
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Maxon AD10 Delay Review

September 9, 2013
Natural, mellow repeats and classic BBD technology meet in this lush analog delay pedal.
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Godlyke Announces Maxon AD10 Analog Delay and ASC10 Ambient Stereo Chorus

Godlyke Announces Maxon AD10 Analog Delay and ASC10 Ambient Stereo Chorus

June 27, 2013
Maxon has announced two new pedals, the AD10 Analog Delay, and ASC10 Ambient Chorus.
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Maxon DB10 Pedal Review

Maxon DB10 Pedal Review

September 5, 2012
Ever feel like your amp doesn’t quite reach the potential that its formidable exterior suggests? Or that you can’t match your bandmates’ volume when you need to? Sometimes we
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Godlyke Announces the Maxon DB10 Dual Booster

Godlyke Announces the Maxon DB10 Dual Booster

August 15, 2012
The DB10 features two completely independent Boost circuits in a single compact housing.
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