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Ibanez

Ibanez Introduces New Phaser and Booster Mini Pedals

January 15, 2021
The Phaser Mini is produced in Japan and features a three control layout along with switchable stage modes.
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Tsakalis AudioWorks Molecular Boost review homepage

When Is a Boost More Than a Boost?

December 30, 2020
The answer is only a DIP switch—or two—away. The PG Tsakalis AudioWorks Molecular Boost review.
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Ground Control

Ground Control Audio Unveils the Noodles Tone Shaper

December 11, 2020
An interesting take on a 3-band active EQ/boost that features 64 different combinations.
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Red Witch

Red Witch Unveils the Pristina

December 8, 2020
A limited-edition, dual-channel germanium boost featuring NOS transistors.
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IK Multimedia Z-Tone Buffer Boost Review homepage

IK Multimedia Z-Tone Buffer Boost: The Premier Guitar Review

November 30, 2020
An understated, utilitarian buffer/boost/preamp that can profoundly reshape your tones.
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Revv G2

Revv Amplification G2 Demo - PG Gear Spotlight

October 1, 2020
Watch Nashville ace Shawn Tubbs coax organic overdrive and boost tones out of the company's new limited-edition stomp.
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Sitek

Sitek Guitar Electronics Updates the Caffeine Booster

September 30, 2020
Updates include a drive/boost modes, a tone switch, and a DualMode footswitch.
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Source Audio EQ2 Review homepage

Source Audio EQ2: The Premier Guitar Review

September 25, 2020
It may not seem as "cool" as a raging fuzz or a complicated modeler, but this programmable wonder can unlock literally thousands of tones lurking within your existing rig.
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Strymon Compadre Compressor Boost review homepage

Strymon Compadre: The Premier Guitar Review

September 20, 2020
A dual-function compressor that’s way more than simple squish.
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Sitek

Sitek Guitar Electronics Introduces the Freya Overdrive/Booster

August 3, 2020
The company's first dual pedal was designed in collaboration with YouTuber Joss Allen.
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Daredevil Hype Boost Review homepage

The Hype's Hype Ain't Just Hype

July 13, 2020
No knobs? No Problem! This boost delivers scads of gain, color, and dynamic control. The PG Daredevil Pedals Hype review.
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Strymon

Strymon Introduces the Compadre Dual Voice Compressor & Clean Boost

April 30, 2020
A compressor/boost pedal packed with a class A JFET input circuit, analog compression, and two distinct boost modes.
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Xotic RC Bass Booster homepage

Five Knobs and the Truth

April 26, 2020
Fatter, punchier bass tone via a clean boost with two gain stages and precise 2-band EQ. The PG Xotic Bass RC Booster V2 review.
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Mad Prof

Mad Professor Amplification Releases Limited-Edition Modded Pedals

April 20, 2020
The new pedals are a Sweet Honey Overdrive with Fat Bee mod and a Ruby Red Booster with a Nashville Hot Mids mod.
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klon vs klones homepage

Klon vs. Klone: 5 Affordable Stomps Go Head to Head with a Gold Original

April 17, 2020
Hear how close the EHX Soul Food, J. Rockett Archer, NUX Horseman, Wampler Tumnus, and Way Huge Conspiracy Theory come to nailing the tone of a legend.
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Bogner

Bogner Releases V2 Audio Transformer Pedals

April 17, 2020
The V2 series pedals feature a 100% analog circuit path with true bypass.
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Daredevil

Daredevil Releases the Hype

April 7, 2020
A knob-free FET boost.
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ThorpyFx Heavy Water - homepage

One Boost Pedal to Rule Them All?

April 1, 2020
Yeah, it does “pristine,” but it also offers ferocious, incredibly touch-sensitive fuzz—minus the noise. The PG ThorpyFX Heavy Water review.
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Tsakalis

Tsakalis AudioWorks Introduces the Molecular Boost

March 31, 2020
A small stomp that can function as a buffer, boost, preamp, or volume pedal.
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