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Matthews Effects The Chemist Review

March 15, 2018
Clever switching options and multiple modulation and octave textures make this compact pedal a sound laboratory.
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Tsakalis AudioWorks Releases the Phonkify & Galactic

March 12, 2018
The tone-hunting Grecians offer an envelope filter/wah—enhanced with octave options—and a modulation box with phaser, univibe, vibrato, rotary, and flanger functions that can be combined and blended.
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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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NAMM '18 - Aguilar Grape Phaser & SL 212 Demo

February 15, 2018
Get swirly with the latest stompbox from NYC’s bass-gear gurus.
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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 - 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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Aguilar Amplification Launches the Grape Phaser

January 23, 2018
An analog phaser with a simple, two-knob layout.
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Boss MD-500 Review

January 8, 2018
Classic Boss stompbox effects in a progressive package.
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First Look: Dogmatek Arctic Wolf Twin Modulator

December 11, 2017
Watch PG's maestro John Bohlinger get wild and trippy with the versatile tone warper from down under.
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Southampton Pedals Introduces the Utility Knife

November 22, 2017
The Canadian handmade stomp is the company's take on modulation that has four high-quality tone-warping effects in a pedalboard-friendly package.
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Dogmatek Releases the Arctic Wolf Twin Modulator

November 8, 2017
A full stereo, analog/digital-hybrid modulation pedal.
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Quick Hit: SviSound Techno-FA

November 6, 2017
This pint-sized, Premier Gear-winning analog phaser gives all but the most full-featured swooshers a serious run for their money.
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Mooer Mod Factory Pro Review

August 30, 2017
Mooer packs ridiculous modulation power into a pint-sized multi-stomp.
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Boss Announces the Compact Pedal 40th Anniversary Box Set, Solderless Pedalboard Cable Kit, Waza Amp Head 75, and More

July 11, 2017
The box set features one-time-only reissues of the OD-1 Overdrive, PH-1 Phaser, and SP-1 Spectrum.
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Mu-FX Phasor 2X Review

June 29, 2017
A classic ’70s phaser is resurrected—again!
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NEXI Industries Unveils the Phaser

June 21, 2017
A throwback to the pedal’s earliest days, with a single knob that increases or decreases the speed of the peaks and troughs.
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Matthews Effects Unveils the Chemist Atomic Modulator

June 12, 2017
The pedal generates organic modulation and phaser effects using three powerful algorithms: chorus/vibrato, octave, and phaser.
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Mu-FX Releases the Phasor 2X

May 31, 2017
An enhanced reissue of the classic Musitronics Mu-Tron Phasor II.
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TC Electronic Introduces the Vintage Guitar Pedal Bundle

May 16, 2017
The bundle includes the Stereo Chorus Flanger, Booster, Dual EQ, Sustainer, and XII Phaser.
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Positive Grid Unveils BIAS Modulation

April 6, 2017
The pedal is stocked with nine powerful time- and amplitude-based effects: flanger, chorus, phaser, tremolo, vibrato, rotary, ring modulation, autoswell, and pan.
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