December 2019

Overdrive

ARTICLES

Quick Hit: Spaceman Polaris Review

November 15, 2019
Creative filtering options make an uncommonly versatile overdrive.
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Seymour Duncan Announces the Diamondhead

November 14, 2019
A dual overdrive/boost pedal that aims to cop classic metal and hard rock tones.
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Tech 21 Fly Rig 5 V2 Review

November 4, 2019
New player- and performance-centric features make a compact tone toolbox even more powerful and flexible.
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Hagerman Amplification Unveils Boost and Overdrive Pedals

November 1, 2019
The Overdrive features a 12AX7 tube, while the Boost houses a an EF86 pentode in the circuit.
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Quick Hit: Hamstead Odyssey Review

October 30, 2019
Three choices each for input-gain, EQ mode, and clipping circuits add up to impressive boost, overdrive, and distortion flexibility.
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Electro-Harmonix Announces the Reissue of 1973 V2 Ram's Head Big Muff Pi

October 18, 2019
The new pedal is housed in a pedalboard friendly die-cast chassis and equipped with a few select updates for convenience.
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Maxon Releases 40th Anniversary Keeley-Modded OD808-40K Overdrive

October 9, 2019
Originally released by Maxon in the Japanese market, the OD808 circuit was then licensed by Ibanez and released worldwide as the TS808 Tube Screamer.
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Electro-Harmonix Launches the Nano Operation Overlord

October 7, 2019
A mini version of the company's JFET overdrive.
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Jam Pedals Releases the Double Dreamer

October 1, 2019
A combo of the company's Tubedreamer and Lucydreamer pedals in a single stomp.
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Ramble FX Kismet Review

September 29, 2019
Many shades of dirty bliss are to be had in this highly tailorable and expression-pedal-enabled overdrive.
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MOD Kits DIY Unveils the Saturator

September 23, 2019
This pedal is the company's first new production kit being release with a laser-etched design.
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Fender Downtown Express Review

September 22, 2019
Three of the most useful tone tools for bassists in a tidy, variable-XLR-equipped box.
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MidValleyFx Double-Amp Distorter Review

September 18, 2019
Two wide-ranging op-amps with a delightfully rowdy edge.
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Haunted Labs Carolina Reaper Review

September 13, 2019
Germanium overdrive and fearsome fuzz meet in a super-flexible dirt machine.
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Aclam Dr. Robert Review

September 11, 2019
Turn off your mind, relax, and float the treble stream!
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Nunez Amplification Delivers the Tetra-Fet Drive

September 9, 2019
Producer and Torche guitarist Jonathan Nunez collaborated with OvertoneWorks’ Gary Phillips to build a handmade a discreet Class-A overdrive capable of an array of dirt colors.
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TWA MM-01 MiniMorph Review

September 6, 2019
An envelope overdrive that can go from filthy fuzzy to faux Moog filter freakouts.
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Darkglass Microtubes X Review

September 5, 2019
The Finnish bass experts distill much of their X7 distortion pedal’s magic into a smaller, lighter, more affordable box.
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Tsakalis AudioWorks Six Review

September 4, 2019
A sextet of superior overdrive and distortion voices adds up to dirt-crafting versatility.
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EarthQuaker Devices Plumes Review

August 29, 2019
The company takes the TS beyond simple screaming.
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