April 2019

Fuzz

ARTICLES

Wampler Fuzztration Review

April 26, 2019
A beast of an octave fuzz with versatility in mind.
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String Theory EFX Announces Updated Tevatron Fuzz and KE/64 Overdrive

April 22, 2019
The new versions are still handwired one at a time using the exact same through-hole circuit components as the originals.
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Mattoverse Electronics Releases the AirTrash

April 5, 2019
It "works well" with guitar or bass but reportedly sounds like garbage.
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Jext Telez Black Drone Wasp Review

March 26, 2019
The company's first original design aims squarely for the nastiest-fuzz-in-the-universe crown.
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Danelectro Announces the Eisenhower Fuzz and the Breakdown

March 20, 2019
The sounds of the 1960s were the company's inspiration in creating two new stomps.
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Crazy Tube Circuits Announces the Limelight

March 18, 2019
A vintage-inspired fuzz with modern features.
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Fredric Effects Announces the Verzerrer, Utility Perkolator MkII, and Dresden Synth Fuzz MkII

March 7, 2019
These three unusual effects are newly designed in wedge enclosures with top-mounted jacks.
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West Co Pedals Releases the Curt Bisquera Grease Juicer

March 1, 2019
The famed drummer worked with the company to create a signature fuzz/envelope pedal.
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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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Quick Hit: Rocket Surgeon Codename: Black Hat Review

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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