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Overdrive

ARTICLES

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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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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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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Crazy Tube Circuits Unveils the Killer V

December 19, 2019
An overdrive/vibrato combo aimed to cop the tones of American amps of the '50s and '60s.
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Cole Music Releases the Paradrive Parametric Overdrive

December 18, 2019
The pedal allows you to dial in a frequency between 100Hz to 4kHz and then either boost or cut it by up to 15dB.
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Quick Hit: Karma MTN-10 Review

December 15, 2019
An updated take on the other green dirtbox.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Nano Operation Overlord Review

December 6, 2019
Mike Matthews’ feature-packed latest aims for budget-conscious MVP status as an overdrive for guitar, bass, and beyond.
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Mad Professor Amplification Unveils the Super Black

December 5, 2019
An amp-in-a-box interpretation of a classic American circuit.
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Heather Brown Electronicals Launches Blessed Mother V2 Overdrive Pedal

December 5, 2019
Updated features include increased output and headroom with broader-ranging tone control.
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Way Huge Unveils the Smalls Pork & Pickle Bass Overdrive & Fuzz

December 4, 2019
A mini combo of the Pork Loin and Russian Pickle.
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First Look: Danelectro The Breakdown

December 2, 2019
We take this 2-knob take on the vintage Univox Uni-Drive used by Page and Beck for a spin with ’buckers and single-coils.
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