June Issue

Overdrive

ARTICLES

Mythos Pedals Introduces the Wildwood Edition Mjolnir Overdrive

May 14, 2018
The new version features a redesigned circuit board with full size through-hole components and NOS germanium clipping diodes.
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Deep Space Devices Introduces the Golem Overdrive

May 11, 2018
The pedal features four toggle switches giving options of boost, silicon diodes, and germanium diodes.
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One Control Launches the Baby Blue and Super Apricot Overdrives

May 1, 2018
The Super Apricot OD is designed to produce the rustic, raw, gnarly tones of a classic Supro tube amp.
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Free the Tone Unveils the String Slinger and Fire Mist

April 23, 2018
The String Slinger aims to hit the American blues sound symbolized during the classic "blackface" period.
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First Look: Wren and Cuff Two-Five 25V Overdrive

April 16, 2018
John Bohlinger saddles up on a baritone T-style, '50s Strat, custom-made LP with mini-humbuckers, and a triple-humbucker PRS to take out the raging black-and-yellow box on its first ride.
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Subdecay Vector Review

April 6, 2018
Analog dirt tones and digital control equal a crunchy to fuzzy to metallic distortion jack-of-all-trades.
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First Look: Origin Effects RevivalDrive

April 2, 2018
PG's John Bohlinger uses single-coils, P-90s, and humbuckers to properly work out the company's first amp-style overdrive.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Releases the 10th Anniversary JET Series

March 20, 2018
The lineup includes the Touch OD, Steampunk Buffer/Boost, Immortal Echo, and Squeegee Compressor.
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Trinalog Introduces the Effect Station

March 14, 2018
The compact analog multi-effect system takes the pain and complexity out of pedalboards and provides a tone station that is small enough to fit in your backpack.
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Ramble FX Announces the Kismet

March 8, 2018
The pedal features a completely analog signal path with progressive diode clipping.
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Paradox Effects Unveils the Terran Overdrive

March 7, 2018
A mid/high-gain overdrive with a parametric equalizer inspired by the legendary Ampeg V4.
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Quick Hit: Mythos Pedals Chupacabra

March 5, 2018
The fine line between overdrive and fuzz is brilliantly blurred in this inspired take on the sound of vintage Texas boogie.
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Hamstead Soundworks Unveils the Odyssey Drive Pedal

March 5, 2018
The pedal features three clipping circuits, guitar and amp tone shaping, and 20 dB of clean treble and bass boost.
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ZVEX Effects Releases the Vertical Vexter '59 Sound

March 2, 2018
The company's first vertical pedal is based on the legendary 1959 Tweed Fender Bassman.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Introduces the Mark Lettieri Signature Melody Overdrive

February 26, 2018
The collaboration resulted in a six-band EQ that incorporates elements of the company's Dude, Blue Note, and Majestic pedals.
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Tonal Tinker Toys: Reader Pedalboards 2018

February 23, 2018
When it comes to pedal puzzles and putting together your dream sound rig, there’s no right way—just your way. Check out these boards from your fellow readers, and be inspired!
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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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