February 2019

Boost

ARTICLES

Komet K.O.D.A. Review

February 14, 2019
A Swiss Army amp-in-a-box.
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Damnation Audio Ugly Twin Review

February 11, 2019
Three cascaded distortion effects in a single box.
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Teisco Launches New Delay, Fuzz, and Boost Pedals

February 7, 2019
The trio features all-analog circuitry housed in custom enclosures designed from the ground up.
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NAMM '19 - Tsakalis AudioWorks Six B.O.D. Demo

January 29, 2019
What do you get when you mix a Timmy, a Bluesbreaker, and a King of Tone? Greek stompbox guru Chris Tsakalis shows us with his innovative capacitor-less tone circuit.
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NAMM '19 - Nu-X Effects Horseman & JTC Drum & Loop Pro Demos

January 26, 2019
The budget-friendly stomp maker demos a looper with handy drum functionality, as well as a $70 mini Centaur clone with “silver”- and “gold”-version modes.
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Xotic Expands Pedal Line with the Super Clean Buffer and Super Sweet Booster

January 25, 2019
The SCB incorporates a class A preamplifier built around the famous JRC4558 chip.
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Tsakalis AudioWorks Introduces the Six B.O.D.

January 15, 2019
Six different flavors of boost, overdrive, and distortion that pay homage to classic circuits.
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EarthQuaker Devices Releases the Swiss Things Pedalboard Reconciler

January 9, 2019
An all-in-one pedalboard reconciliation solution designed to really tie your rig together.
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Quick Hit: SoloDallas TSR4 Schaffer Replica Classic Review

January 6, 2019
“Angus in a box”? Perhaps. But even tone weirdoes will be intrigued by this companding circuit’s unique, quasi-gated overdrive textures.
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RPS Effects Unveils the Vitamin C

November 29, 2018
A clean boost that aims to provide up to 27dB of gain.
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Lawrence Petross Design Unveils the Sixty 8 Drive Deluxe

November 26, 2018
An all-analog overdrive pedal designed for to cop a classic plexi tone.
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Ground Control Audio Unveils the Tsukuyomi Midrange Booster

November 21, 2018
The pedal was designed with a particular attention to tone preservation and carefully chosen boost frequencies.
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DryBell Musical Electronic Laboratory Announces the Unit67

November 16, 2018
A tone shaper that includes a boost, Rangemaster-like mid control, and an 1176-style compressor.
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Amptweaker Unleashes the Curveball Jr EQ/Boost and DepthFinder EQ

November 5, 2018
The Amptweaker Curveball Jr EQ and Boost pedal is an easy to use but very powerful tool for shaping your tone, boosting your amp or tweaking your pedalboard.
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Magnetic Effects Introduces The Sändare V2

October 30, 2018
A low-to-medium gain overdrive and booster that aims to retain the tonal characteristics of your guitar and amp.
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Damnation Audio Releases the Ugly Twin Boosted Octave Fuzz

September 11, 2018
A three-in-one fuzz pedal inspired by a thick wall of amps which combines essential devices for all your loud and heavy needs.
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Fender Releases the Engager Boost, Pelt Fuzz, and Full Moon Distortion Pedals

September 6, 2018
The new pedals feature all-original circuits designed by in-house experts.
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Walrus Audio Unveils the DEFCON4

September 5, 2018
A collaboration with Ryan Adams combines '80s nostalgia with a preamp/EQ/boost circuit.
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BMF Effects Releases the Marc F’N Ford OD/Boost

September 3, 2018
BMF Effects and guitarist Marc Ford have teamed up to produce a dual-channel pedal built that runs the gamut from a gritty/clean boost to a mild fuzz with Tweed-like breakup.
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First Look: Walrus Audio DEFCON4

September 3, 2018
We investigate whether Ryan Adams' new signature EQ/preamp/boost can bring tonal harmony to single-coils and humbuckers.
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