October 2020

 

Overdrive

ARTICLES

DryBell Engine Review homepage

Rangemaster Boost Meets Marshall Muscle

September 23, 2020
If you dig English non-master-volume amps, this "foundation preamp" will drive you straight to heaven. The PG Dry Bell Engine review.
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Dunlop

Dunlop Releases the Tom Morello Cry Baby Wah and MXR FOD Drive

September 21, 2020
The wah features the aggressive, modern sound of the GCB95—the exact pedal Tom has used on every album and every tour throughout his career.
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Walrus Audio Ages review homepage

Walrus Audio Ages: The Premier Guitar Review

September 9, 2020
Copious clipping options and a wet/dry control make for a most multifaceted overdrive.
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Sitek

Sitek Guitar Electronics Introduces the Freya Overdrive/Booster

August 3, 2020
The company's first dual pedal was designed in collaboration with YouTuber Joss Allen.
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Maggie Vibe and Amp Tones in a Single Stomp

July 23, 2020
Intoxicating pitch-shifting vibrato and mid-gain drive tones unite in an impressive homage to vintage Magnatone powers. The PG Crazy Tube Circuits Killer V review.
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Maxon Apex 808 Overdrive Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
A redesigned take on the Tube Screamer by the man who designed the original.
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Glou Glou

Glou-Glou Releases the Steak Distortion Station

July 10, 2020
A dual-channel analog setup that combines different gain stage voices with filters, fuzz, modulation, and oscillation.
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tritonlab bass preamp distortion eq pedal review homepage

When Bass Tone Shaping and OD Align

June 28, 2020
Potent overdrive plus solid EQ-ing capabilities equals old-school grit. The PG Tritonlab Equinox review.
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Siren

Siren Pedals Introduces Two New Pedals

June 26, 2020
The Eligos and Juneau offer high-gain tones and overdrive, respectively.
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Maxon

Maxon Custom Shop Releases the APEX808 Overdrive

June 26, 2020
A brand-new pedal designed by Tube Screamer creator and former Maxon head engineer Susumu Tamura.
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Joyo

Vahlbruch FX Presents the Kaluna

June 18, 2020
The company's circuit is based on a 250-Volt ECC83/12AX7 double triode tube.
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Mesa

Mesa/Boogie Introduces Three New Overdrive Pedals

June 17, 2020
The range goes covers transparent boost/overdrive, mid-gain, and progressing along to the realm of high gain.
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Walrus

Walrus Audio Introduces the Ages Five-State Overdrive

June 1, 2020
The pedal features a five-position rotary knob offering increasing levels of gain using silicon and LED clipping.
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Mad Professor

Mad Professor Amplification Announces New Modded Pedals

May 18, 2020
The four new pedals are Dual Blue Delay with Deep mod, Big Tweedy Drive with Super Tweed mod, Stone Grey Distortion Modernized mod, and Amber Overdrive with Midas Touch mod.
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J Rockett

J. Rockett Audio Designs Announces the Broverdrive

May 15, 2020
A musical overdrive that is designed it cop single-coil chewiness and heavier humbucker tones.
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CME

CME Collaborates with Rigs of Dad to Release the Kugescreamer

May 14, 2020
The limited-edition CME Exclusive Kugescreamer overdrive features exclusive art by John Clark Bailey Jr. and a three-knob design.
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Mad Prof

Mad Professor Amplification Releases Limited-Edition Modded Pedals

April 20, 2020
The new pedals are a Sweet Honey Overdrive with Fat Bee mod and a Ruby Red Booster with a Nashville Hot Mids mod.
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Bogner

Bogner Releases V2 Audio Transformer Pedals

April 17, 2020
The V2 series pedals feature a 100% analog circuit path with true bypass.
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Dophix

Dophix Presents the Dante Overdrive

April 13, 2020
The Italian company's latest is a three-knob distortion that focuses on the lower end of the gain scale.
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