December 2019

Octave

ARTICLES

Quick Hit: Prescription Electronics C.O.B. Review

November 17, 2019
The boutique 1990s octave-fuzz is back, with mouthwatering tones and improved pedalboard friendliness.
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Red Witch Unveils the Synthotron II

October 2, 2019
The pedal features dual analog synth oscillators, each with its own level, decay, and octave switching.
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EarthQuaker Devices and Sunn O))) Team Up for the Life Pedal

August 22, 2019
Analog octave blending, hand-picked components, and three clipping options are some of the features of this saturation monster.
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Fuzzrocious Knob Jawn Review

August 21, 2019
Analog and digital octave effects meld, creating unique and complex octave tones.
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Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Bass9

August 8, 2019
The new octaver features nine different modes including a split bass setting, fretless, synth, bowed upright, and more.
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Gamechanger Audio and Third Man Records Announce the Plasma Coil

July 24, 2019
The limited-edition version adds multiple Octaver-style circuits, and an additional effects footswitch that can be toggled as latching or momentary.
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Summer NAMM 2019: Fender Smolder Acoustic OD, Trapper, MTG: LA, Pour Over & Reflecting Pool Demos

July 20, 2019
A 6-pack of new offerings includes a trippy delay/reverb, a tube-driven collaboration with Bruce Egnater, and the weirdest pedal the company has ever made.
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Mythos Pedals Announces the Oracle Echo Machine, Argonaut Octave, and Typhon Dual Drive

July 19, 2019
A fully featured delay box, a standalone octave, and a two-stage dirt machine.
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First Look: Fuzzrocious Knob Jawn

June 10, 2019
South Jersey’s sonic sorcerers conjure a devil of a stompbox that blends dirty analog octave sounds and cleaner digital octave tones.
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Quick Hit: MidValleyFx Mad Robot Review

May 20, 2019
This raunchy, oscillating-octave fuzz wants you to do naughty, naughty things.
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Quick Hit: MXR Vintage Bass Octave Review

March 8, 2019
Exploring the deep with a pedal that won’t file an eminent domain claim on your board.
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Quick Hit: Way Huge Purple Platypus Review

February 13, 2019
New octave shades from a more evolved Platypus.
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Damnation Audio Ugly Twin Review

February 11, 2019
Three cascaded distortion effects in a single box.
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NAMM '19 - MXR Vintage Bass Octave & Dyna Comp Bass Demos

January 25, 2019
Get hip to a pair of new mini pedals aimed at bassists who love compression and vintage octave sounds.
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Nexi Industries Teams with Skunk Anansie’s Ace for New Effects Pedals

January 15, 2019
The Octavius and Skunkdrive are analog pedals that feature the company's proprietary hybrid power design.
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Dunlop Unveils the MXR Mini Iso-Brick Power Supply, MXR Vintage Bass Octave, and Way Huge Purple Platypus Octidrive

November 16, 2018
The Purple Platypus Octidrive MkII aims to combine the burly, buttery tones and amp-clobbering gain of the Red Llama Overdrive with a frequency doubler that creates an octave-up effect.
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Wampler Launches the Fuzzstration

November 16, 2018
A fuzz that aims to combine a gruff sound with an independent octave circuit.
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Deep Space Devices Releases the Trigonaut

October 25, 2018
The company explores their experimental side with a combination of overdrive and glitchy effects.
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Alexander Pedals Colour Theory Review

October 12, 2018
Otherworldly synth-sequenced sounds congregate in a brilliantly designed, board-friendly box for the brave.
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Tsakalis AudioWorks Phonkify Review

September 15, 2018
Envelope filter and octave combine to reach realms beyond the same old jam and funk riffs.
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