February 2019

Fuzz

ARTICLES

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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Quick Hit: Rocket Surgeon Codename: Black Hat

February 6, 2019
A utilitarian fuzz that refuses to play the copycat game and ends up being totally predictable … and yet somehow also refreshingly unique.
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Buffalo FX Releases the Patriot MkII

February 4, 2019
The second iteration is based on the extremely rare Civil War Muff and designed to replicate the sought after Gilmour Pulse tone.
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Third Man + Mantic Flex Review

February 4, 2019
Jack White’s fave phase-locked loop machine is a ticket to fuzzy fatness and synthy chaos.
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NAMM '19 - Chase Bliss Audio Automatone Series Preamp Mk II & Blooper Demos

January 29, 2019
Born out of collaboration with Chris Benson, the updated preamp includes presets, fuzz, automation, and more
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NAMM '19 - Beetronics Swarm Fuzz & Harmonizer Demo

January 29, 2019
Listen to a wildly interactive octave/fuzz/harmonizer inspired by a forgotten classic.
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NAMM '19 - Crazy Tube Circuits Limelight, Falcon & Sidekick Demos

January 29, 2019
The Athens, Greece, crew shows off a versatile fuzz, a tweed-/brownface-flavored overdrive, and “the ‘80s in a box.”
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NAMM '19 - Rainger FX Drone Rainger & Dr. Freakenstein Chop Fuzz Demos

January 27, 2019
David Rainger unleashes two new stomps—a dreamscape drone machine and an update on his chopped-up fuzz.
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NAMM '19 - MOD Kits DIY Thunderdrive Deluxe LTD Demo

January 26, 2019
Check out how the pedal kit company expanded one of its flagship models to include three different types of clipping.
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NAMM '19 - Keeley DDR Drive, Delay, Reverb, Eccos, Fuzz Bender, Synth 1 & Roto Sonic Demos

January 25, 2019
Circuit maven Robert Keeley demos a handful of new pedals that go from vintage-style delay and fuzz to futuristic synth sounds.
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NAMM '19 - MXR | Dunlop | Way Huge Dookie Drive, Billy Gibbons Siete Santos Octavio Fuzz, Supa Lead

January 25, 2019
Listen to signature pedals for the famed ZZ Top guitarist and Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong , as well as a British-sounding dirt box.
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Dusky Hypatia Review

January 17, 2019
Rowdy and refined distortion tones come naturally to Dusky’s newest stompbox.
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Red Witch Pedals Reveals the Fuzz God III

January 10, 2019
64 different fuzz combos in a simple, feature-packed stomp.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Triangle Big Muff Review

January 1, 2019
EHX revisits the Muff that started it all.
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Top 10 First Looks of 2018

December 31, 2018
You voted with your clicks! Here are PG's most-watched gear-demo videos of the year.
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Death By Audio Total Sonic Annihilation 2 Review

December 28, 2018
Death By Audio’s original weapon of sonic destruction returns in enhanced and surprisingly manageable and musical form.
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Quick Hit: Dophix Nettuno Review

December 17, 2018
Looking for violin-toned fuzz? This halo-wearing silicon fuzz from Florence makes it a cinch to dial.
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Dirty Haggard Audio Releases the DH-2 Deathfuzz

December 13, 2018
A fully redesigned circuit based on the classic FY-2/Jaxx fuzz.
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Fifty Years of Filth: The Story of the Mighty Tone Bender Fuzz

December 13, 2018
Zeppelin and Yardbirds recordings made it legendary, but the famous stompbox’s many iterations can be head-spinning. Here’s how to make sense of it all—and how to shop for one of the many clones.
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