April 2020

Overdrive

ARTICLES

Joyo

Joyo Audio Launches the R-11 Baatsin

March 30, 2020
An eight-in-one overdrive that combines a few of the company's greatest hits.
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Cole Paradrive - homepage

This Overdrive Has an Identity Crisis—In a Good Way

March 27, 2020
A top-notch driver built around a powerful parametric EQ. The PG Cole Music Co. Paradrive review.
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Danelectro The Breakdown - homepage

Danelectro The Breakdown: The Premier Guitar Review

March 8, 2020
Tone freaks, take note: It’s badass—but not just for the usual “bang-for-buck” reasons.
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Your Pedalboards 2020: Part Deux

February 14, 2020
We received so many submissions from readers, we had to do a round two. PG's axe-wielding disciples show us their personal pedal masterpieces.
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Origin Effects

Amp in a Box? This Thing Feels More Like a Baby Recording Console

February 9, 2020
Expansive EQ- and drive-shaping capabilities meet studio-level precision. The PG Origin Effects RevivalDRIVE Compact review.
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red beard red mist - homepage

Looking for Skindred Guitar Tones in a Box? This Pedal Might Be for You

February 5, 2020
Reggae-metal guitarist Mikey Demus and ThorpyFx's Adrian Thorpe help create a dirt pedal dripping with tonal possibilities. The PG Redbeard Effects Red Mist MkIV review.
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Your Pedalboards 2020!

February 4, 2020
PG's axe-wielding disciples show us their personal pedal masterpieces.
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Magnetic Effects Introduces the Dual Drive

January 28, 2020
The limited-edition stomp combines a TS-style overdrive with a Rat's filth into one enclosure.
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Maxon

Maxon Apex 808 Demo | NAMM 2020

January 22, 2020
Hear the world-famous OD808 alongside creator Susumu Tamura’s new iteration based on his favorite 808 of all time.
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Jackson Audio

Jackson Audio Golden Boy, El Guapo, & Modular Fuzz Demos | NAMM 2020

January 21, 2020
Listen to a trio of new stomps including Joey Landreth's signature overdrive and an incredible modular octave fuzz.
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greer

Greer Royal Velvet Demo | NAMM 2020

January 21, 2020
The sound of vintage AC-style amps is in the air with Nick Greer's latest British-inspired pedal.
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Koll

Koll Guitars Debuts the High-Rise Overdrive

January 19, 2020
"Steel" meets "concrete" in the famed luthier's first effects pedal.
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danelectro

Danelectro 59 Deluxe, 64 XT, 3699 Fuzz, Back Talk, & Roebuck Demos | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
Dig into the sounds of a pair of retro-flavored guitars along with a vintage-style octave-fuzz, a wacky reverse delay, and an updated version of a cult classic overdrive.
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mythos

Mythos Pedals Lark & Susmaryosep! Demos | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
Two famed YouTube personalities—R.J. Ronquillo and Rhett Shull—rip through demos of their new collaborations with builder Zach Broyles.
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dunable eiod

Dunable Eidolon Demo | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
Dave Davidson of Revocation sits down with us to shred through a demo of his signature pedal.
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teisco

Teisco Distortion, Overdrive & Digital Interface Demos | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
Three new stomps boast cascading gain, old-school drive, and convenient performance and recording flexibility.
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korg

Korg Nu:Tekt OD-S & HA-S Headphone Amplifier Demo | NAMM 2020

January 18, 2020
If you can build with Legos, you can build these easy DIY overdrive pedal and headphone amp kits …no soldering required.
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vox

Vox Cambridge50, Valvenergy Pedals, V847-C Wah & Bobcat Demos | NAMM 2020

January 17, 2020
A modeling combo comes in at a steal of a deal, '60s Italian semi-hollows of yore get revisited, the classic wah goes metal, and more.
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MXR Pork and Pickle and Thump

Way Huge Pork & Pickle Smalls and MXR Thump Demos | NAMM 2020

January 16, 2020
A smaller version of a classic bass overdrive and a mini preamp that offers a wealth of tonal options.
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mxr timmy

First Look: MXR Timmy Drive

January 16, 2020
Paul Cochrane teams with MXR to build a tiny and accessibly priced take on his ultra-legendary overdrive.
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