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Overdrive

ARTICLES

Taurus Amps Announces the Servo

February 21, 2018
A simple, single-knob overdrive with switchable boost.
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Nanolog Audio The WaveFunction Review

February 19, 2018
Not your dad’s diode-clipping distortion.
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Dusky Electronics Announces the Mandorla

February 16, 2018
A boost pedal designed for guitar, and good enough for bass or keyboard.
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NAMM '18 - Animals Pedal 1927 Home Run King Compressor, Rover Fuzz, and Major Overdrive Demos

February 16, 2018
The Japanese brand makes its U.S. trade-show debut with fresh noisemakers and an assist from the tone chasers at Skreddy Pedals.
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NAMM '18 - Outlaw Effects Wrangler Compressor, Cactus Juice Overdrive & Eldorado Echo Demos

February 16, 2018
Watch a demo of a handful of mini pedals that take you from TS-style grit to hi-cut squish, and more.
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First Look: JHS Bonsai

February 12, 2018
PG's John Bohlinger grabs his PRS hollowbody, Hahn T-style, and a vintage Les Paul Junior to go back in time with the nine TS-style voicings barking inside this one green box.
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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 - EarthQuaker Devices Westwood Drive, Data Corrupter & Rainbow Machine V2 Demos

February 8, 2018
A cool drive and more, plus an update on a sonic pedalboard dissident.
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NAMM '18 - Greer Amplification Tomahawk Deluxe Drive Demo

February 8, 2018
Athens’ own Nick Greer demos his latest pedal, which walks the fine line between tweed snarl and Bassman punch.
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NAMM '18 - Mad Professor Little Tweedy Drive & Kosmos Demos

February 7, 2018
Finnish tone-chaser Harri Koski comes to Anaheim a little retro and a little spacey—with some twists.
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First Look: Greer Tomahawk Deluxe Drive

February 5, 2018
The Lee Brice sideman uses P-90s, single-coils, and humbuckers to prove that this box can go from tweed-style burn to Bassman growl.
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NAMM '18 - Crazy Tube Circuits Constellation, Ziggy V2, Stoned Hz & Locomotive Demos

February 5, 2018
See and hear three new guitar pedals—a fuzz, an overdrive, and a micro modulation unit—plus a bass dirtbox from a Greek stomp company with a big worldview.
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Lunastone Launches Four New Pedals

February 5, 2018
The new stomps cover fuzz and distortion, as well as two subtle overdrives.
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NAMM '18 - Way Huge Pork & Pickle Demo

February 3, 2018
Jeorge Tripps' first bass-oriented pedal combines two of his classic guitar effects into one box—with added low-end tweakability.
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NAMM '18 - Boss GT-1000 Guitar Effects Processor Demo & Katana Air

January 31, 2018
The stompbox vets' new tone-stacked board features AIRD (Augmented Impulse Response Dynamics) technology that aims for more nuanced, three-dimensional cab simulations.
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NAMM '18 - Darkglass Electronics Alpha·Omega Ultra Demo

January 30, 2018
This respected relative newcomer delivers a drop-and-go preamp that’s enough to gig on any stage.
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NAMM '18 - Chase Bliss Thermae & Condor Demos

January 30, 2018
Sonic scientist Joel Korte unleashes a pair of radical tone shapers that offer warping delays and an EQ/filter pedal that can radically shift your sound.
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NAMM '18 - JHS Bonsai 9‑Way Screamer Overdrive Demo

January 28, 2018
The Tube Screamer's history is as varied as the players who use one. Take a listen to the company's nine-in-one tribute to the green wonder.
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NAMM '18 - Fender The Bends, Mirror Image, Marine Layer, Santa Ana & Level Set Buffer Demos

January 28, 2018
Watch an in-depth demo of the company's latest foray into stomps, including a rather musical delay, a unique dual distortion, and a tone saver.
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NAMM '18 - Keeley Aria Compressor/Overdrive and Duet Delay/Reverb + Drive Demos

January 26, 2018
Listen to a few multi-effect creations that combine some of Keeley's most popular tones.
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