June Issue

Octave

ARTICLES

Quick Hit: Pigtronix Octava Micro

June 24, 2018
Amazing oomph and wonderfully weird ring-modulator tones somehow cram in next to classic octave sounds in this tiny treasure.
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Walrus Audio Introduces the Luminary Octave Generator V2

April 17, 2018
The updates include a lengthened attack time, revised low-pass filter, and a tremolo effect.
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Matthews Effects The Chemist Review

March 15, 2018
Clever switching options and multiple modulation and octave textures make this compact pedal a sound laboratory.
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Malekko Releases the Downer and Thicken

March 14, 2018
One combines the power of wavefolding or saturation with pitch shifting down to one octave while the second offers multi-tap delay modes plus an independent chorus.
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Dr. No Effects Announces the Colossus

March 6, 2018
A high-gain booster combined with some fuzz and octave elements.
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Tonal Tinker Toys: Reader Pedalboards 2018

February 23, 2018
When it comes to pedal puzzles and putting together your dream sound rig, there’s no right way—just your way. Check out these boards from your fellow readers, and be inspired!
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Eclectic Effecting 101: How to Use Stock Pedals to Unlock New Sounds

February 10, 2018
A hands-on guide to using chains of pedals to create enigmatic, spooky, and downright crazy sounds.
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NAMM '18 - Fuzzrocious Pedals Octave Jawn Demo

February 5, 2018
A literal new-twist mod/retrofit that yields gnarly octave fuzz sounds.
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NAMM '18 - Joe Gore Pedals Purr Vibrato, Cult, Screech Octave Fuzz, and Porkolator Demos

January 30, 2018
The PG contributor details and plays through a handful of his latest noisemakers and tone annihilators.
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Pigtronix Launches Trio of New Micro Pedals

November 29, 2017
The new pedals include the Gatekeeper Micro, Class A Boost Micro, and the all-new Octava Micro.
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Pigtronix Unveils the Mothership 2

November 23, 2017
Delivering a user-friendly guitar synth with real-time pitch and amplitude tracking, switchable preset tunings, and a devastating Sync effect that enables additional modulation effects for guitar and bass.
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Boss GT-1B Review

November 3, 2017
A Pandora’s box full of tools and effects that might move a bassist to the front of the stage.
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Mooer Introduces the GE200, Radar, and Tender Octaver MkII

October 16, 2017
The GE200 houses 55 amplifier models which utilize the same cutting-edge technology as Mooer’s hugely successful range of micro preamps.
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MXR M287 Sub Octave Bass Fuzz Review

September 7, 2017
The lethal combination of fuzz and an octaver comes to life through this powerful yellow box.
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Tsakalis Experience Review

September 4, 2017
A capable control set makes this Hendrix-inspired octave fuzz surprisingly versatile.
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Orange Amplification Releases the Fur Coat and Getaway Driver

August 25, 2017
The Fur Coat, inspired by the great fuzz tones from the seventies, is loosely based on the old Foxx Tone Machine.
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TWA DM-02 Dynamorph Review

August 25, 2017
A unique “envelope-controlled harmonic generator.”
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SNAMM '17 - Hungry Robot Monastery Demo

July 26, 2017
Listen to a hip dual-channel, polyphonic octave machine that's inspired by the timbre of vintage organs.
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TC Electronic Presents the Sub ’N’ Up Mini

June 26, 2017
Using the free TonePrint app, you can easily switch between hi-fi polyphonic and old school monophonic modes.
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Stomp Audio Labs Octopus Review

June 13, 2017
A versatile and well-built combination of up-and-down octave and powerful fuzz.
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