January 2019

Overdrive

ARTICLES

Tsakalis AudioWorks Introduces the Six B.O.D.

January 15, 2019
Six different flavors of boost, overdrive, and distortion that pay homage to classic circuits.
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Free the Tone Black Vehicle BV-1V Review

January 11, 2019
A meticulously designed, quiet black box that churns out an impressive palette of amp-like overdrive.
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Quick Hit: SoloDallas TSR4 Schaffer Replica Classic Review

January 6, 2019
“Angus in a box”? Perhaps. But even tone weirdoes will be intrigued by this companding circuit’s unique, quasi-gated overdrive textures.
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Quick Hit: Zorg Effects Small Basstar

December 31, 2018
It’s smaller than its big sister, the Glorious Basstar, but this stompbox doesn’t skimp on dishing out the overdrive.
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Animals Pedal Launches the Vintage Van Driving is Very Fun Overdrive

December 18, 2018
The pedal features true bypass switching, and is decorated with playful artwork by Australian artist Jonas Claesson.
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Joyo Audio Debuts the Tauren and O.M.B

December 14, 2018
The wide-ranging overdrive can reportedly go from a clean boost to full-on distortion, while the other aspires to be a band in a box by pairing a looper and a drum machine.
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Crazy Tube Circuits Releases the Falcon Overdrive

December 10, 2018
The inspiration for this pedal came from an amp design that morphed between tweed- and blackface-style tones.
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Mad Professor Releases the Loud 'N Proud

December 6, 2018
An amp-in-a-box pedal that goes after classic British tones.
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Electro-Harmonix Unveils the Sovtek Deluxe Big Muff, Flatiron Fuzz, and Nano Battalion

November 30, 2018
A trio of new pedals that aims to cover everything from classic Muff tones to gritty bass sounds.
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Magnetic Effects Releases the Lonely Robot and Black Moon

November 21, 2018
Two pedals that are inspired by bona fide classics.
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Abasi Guitars Unveils the Pathos

November 20, 2018
A versatile overdrive designed in conjunction with Brian Wampler.
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Friedman Unveils the BE-OD Deluxe and the Golden Pearl

November 15, 2018
A pair of new stomps from famed amp and pedal designer Dave Friedman that are available on November 19th.
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Bogner Unveils the Ecstasy Red and Blue Minis

November 14, 2018
The famed amp company has shrunk two of their most popular pedals into mini-sized enclosures.
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Quick Hit: String Theory EFX KE/64 Overdrive Review

November 14, 2018
Raw and super rich—the KE/64 packs a punch that never overpowers.
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Nanolog Releases the Carbon Series

November 13, 2018
The line includes the Classic Overdrive, C4 Distortion, and Orbital Fuzz.
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EarthQuaker Devices Releases the Black Ash

November 8, 2018
Limited to only 1,500 units worldwide, Jamie Stillman's newest tone crippler is a fuzz/overdrive that takes cues from the legendary, three-knob Tone Bender.
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Dophix Introduces the Lussuria

October 31, 2018
An evolution of the company's Inferno and Paradiso pedals.
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Magnetic Effects Introduces The Sändare V2

October 30, 2018
A low-to-medium gain overdrive and booster that aims to retain the tonal characteristics of your guitar and amp.
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Caroline Guitar Company Releases the Hawaiian Pizza

October 26, 2018
The idea for this pedal originally came from a phone call Nashville producer Dave Cobb.
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