April 2020

Boost

ARTICLES

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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Danelectro The Breakdown - homepage

Danelectro The Breakdown: The Premier Guitar Review

March 8, 2020
Tone freaks, take note: It’s badass—but not just for the usual “bang-for-buck” reasons.
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Dunable Eidolon homepage

This Minimalist Multi-Effector Is Made for Metal

February 23, 2020
Revocation's Dave Davidson commissioned a signature stomp that unites boost, reverb, and delay. The PG Dunable Eidolon review.
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Your Pedalboards 2020: Part Deux

February 14, 2020
We received so many submissions from readers, we had to do a round two. PG's axe-wielding disciples show us their personal pedal masterpieces.
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Your Pedalboards 2020!

February 4, 2020
PG's axe-wielding disciples show us their personal pedal masterpieces.
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Darkglass Harmonic Booster - homepage

Darkglass Electronics Harmonic Booster: The Premier Guitar Review

January 24, 2020
The Finnish company revives its first pedal and packs it with even more tone-shaping functionality.
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Tskalis

Tsakalis AudioWorks Molecular Boost and MultiCab MkIII Demos | NAMM 2020

January 23, 2020
Iconic mic, power-amp, and cab simulations make for an incredibly handy DI, while DIP switches for different EQ responses embolden a mini-but-mighty boost.
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mythos

Mythos Pedals Lark & Susmaryosep! Demos | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
Two famed YouTube personalities—R.J. Ronquillo and Rhett Shull—rip through demos of their new collaborations with builder Zach Broyles.
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Jackson Audio Bloom - homepage

Is This the Most Versatile Compressor Ever?

January 14, 2020
Bonus: This squeeze box includes an amazing EQ and boost. The PG Jackson Audio Bloom review.
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Xotic

Xotic Announces the Bass RC Booster V2

November 28, 2019
The pedal features two different gain settings and offers up to 20db of boost.
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Seymour Duncan

Seymour Duncan Announces the Diamondhead

November 14, 2019
A dual overdrive/boost pedal that aims to cop classic metal and hard rock tones.
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Hagerman

Hagerman Amplification Unveils Boost and Overdrive Pedals

November 1, 2019
The Overdrive features a 12AX7 tube, while the Boost houses a an EF86 pentode in the circuit.
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Quick Hit: Hamstead Odyssey Review

October 30, 2019
Three choices each for input-gain, EQ mode, and clipping circuits add up to impressive boost, overdrive, and distortion flexibility.
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Dunable

Dunable Unveils the Eidolon

September 19, 2019
A boost, reverb, and delay packed in a single stomp.
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Ananashead

Ananashead Announces the Range Booster

September 16, 2019
A handmade germanium and silicon booster based on the 1966 Dallas Rangemaster circuit.
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Quick Hit: Farm Bucket of Nails Review

August 23, 2019
An outwardly understated germanium boost conceals monstrous overdrive and treble-boost tones within.
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Jackson Audio Broken Arrow Review

August 14, 2019
The most versatile boost/overdrive combo ever? Probably.
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TMD

TMD Introduces the Turbo Booster and Jimmy Vivino Signature Turbo Booster

August 5, 2019
Both pedals feature a 3-way toggle switch, much like vintage treble boosters.
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Spiral Electric FX Introduces the White Spiral Boost

August 2, 2019
Former DOD designer Tom Cram creates a JFET-based booster with a few tricks up its gritty sleeves.
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