Read the September 2018 Issue

Boost

ARTICLES

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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Walrus Audio Emissary Review

August 24, 2018
Parallel high-range and mid-boost channels add up to a surprisingly versatile boost.
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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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SNAMM '18 - Modal Effects Disruption Demo

July 10, 2018
Put up to three magnetically attached (and quickly swappable effect modules) on a single pedal chassis.
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SNAMM '18 - Walrus Audio Emissary Demo

July 10, 2018
Roots-rocker Joey Landreth joins us to demo this boost featuring parallel boost circuits for treble and midrange, with a toggle for two mids-bumping points.
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Fender Expands Pedal Line

July 6, 2018
New additions include the Engager Boost, Pelt Fuzz, and Full Moon Distortion.
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SNAMM '18 - Koch Amps The Greg Demo

July 5, 2018
The unoffical mayor of NAMM finally gets his own signature model that is packed with harmonic vibrato, deep reverb controls, and an all-tube boost.
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SNAMM '18 - Nexi Industries Acoustic Effects Pedals Demos

July 4, 2018
The Dutch pedalboard outfit debuts a line of acoustic pedals mated to handy boards with built-in tuner and boost functions.
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SNAMM '18 - Fender The Pelt, Full Moon Distortion & Engager Boost Demos

June 30, 2018
After launching an all-new pedal line in January, Fender expands their offerings with a fuzz, hi-gain distortion, and a versitale clean boost.
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Mythos Pedals Unveils the Herculean V2 Overdrive and Cestus Booster

June 29, 2018
The Herculean has been rebuilt from the ground up and is aimed to cover everything from a slightly dirty boost to D-style overdrive.
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Walrus Audio Introduces the Emissary Parallel Boost

June 11, 2018
A clean, high headroom JFET boost that features two independent boost circuits running in parallel.
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First Look: Walrus Audio Emissary Parallel Boost

June 11, 2018
John Bohlinger grabs his '50s Les Paul Custom, PRS DGT, and a 1967 Fender Telecaster to test out the juice box's two voicings and tonal oomph.
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Lunastone Unveils the Boost 18

June 1, 2018
The Danish guitar pedal company presents an upgraded version of their flagship clean boost.
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Quick Hit: Dusky Mandorla

May 22, 2018
A great amp builder builds a boost that—surprise—feels like a seamless extension of your amplifier.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Releases Archer Clean/Color Boost

April 26, 2018
The pedal sports an exact recreation of the famed Klon's clean boost circuit.
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First Look: Wren and Cuff Two-Five 25V Overdrive

April 16, 2018
John Bohlinger saddles up on a baritone T-style, '50s Strat, custom-made LP with mini-humbuckers, and a triple-humbucker PRS to take out the raging black-and-yellow box on its first ride.
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