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Summer NAMM 2019: Boss SY-1 Synthesizer & Nextone Artist Version 2 Demos

July 20, 2019
Check out how this compact stomp harnesses the company's most legendary synth tones.
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Source Audio Unveils the C4 Synth Pedal

July 17, 2019
A four-voiced synthesizer pedal for guitar and bass with all the sound creation tools of a classic Eurorack.
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Boss Introduces the SY-1 Synth and RC-10R Rhythm Loop Station

July 11, 2019
Equipped with a polyphonic engine, the SY-1 delivers 121 ultra-responsive synth sounds.
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Keeley Synth-1 Review

May 13, 2019
Glitches galore from this stripped-down mini-synth.
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First Look: Keeley Synth-1

March 11, 2019
The hippie-zen cowboy saddles up his custom PRS to tussle with one of the mod scientist's weirdest pedals to date.
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Source Audio Introduces the Spectrum Intelligent Filter

February 8, 2019
The Spectrum is the first offering in their new C4 Synth family of pedals.
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NAMM '19 - Electro-Harmonix Mono Synth, Attack Decay & Super Switcher Demos

January 26, 2019
Mike Matthews‘ latest stomps feature old-school synth sounds, a new take on an ‘80s EHX classic, and a powerful, easy-to-program loop switcher.
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NAMM '19 - Keeley DDR Drive, Delay, Reverb, Eccos, Fuzz Bender, Synth 1 & Roto Sonic Demos

January 25, 2019
Circuit maven Robert Keeley demos a handful of new pedals that go from vintage-style delay and fuzz to futuristic synth sounds.
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Electro-Harmonix Announces the Bass Mono Synth

January 22, 2019
This mono stomp features 11 different bass synths along with mix controls and expression pedal functionality.
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Pigtronix Announces the Resotron

January 22, 2019
A tracking filter with synth DNA.
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Seymour Duncan Fooz Review

December 14, 2018
Filtering, fuzz, and modulation meet to make a powerful and petite synth for guitar.
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Eventide Releases the HotSawz Algorithm for the H9

November 19, 2018
The new patch transforms your instrument into a massive synth with a pitch-tracking, monophonic engine.
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MidValleyFX Unveils the Mad Robot

September 19, 2018
An oscillating fuzz pedal that is designed to deliver arpeggiating tones that wrap around the notes.
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First Look: Seymour Duncan Fooz

August 27, 2018
We got our mitts on the pickup gurus' brand-new stomp to see what sort of (awesome) racket we could make with its trifecta of tools—fuzz, analog synth, and LFO filter.
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Monster Mutilators: Vintage Guitar Synth Pedals

June 7, 2018
We stalk the rare "big beast" guitar synths of the ’70s— devices that created the tones of classic rock, stretched the definition of effects, and still challenge the imagination.
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Meris Polymoon Review

April 30, 2018
Take a spin in an ambient washing machine.
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Pigtronix Mothership 2 Review

April 16, 2018
Badass synth tones from a petite pedal.
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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 - Alexander Pedals Colour Theory Demo

February 16, 2018
Listen to an in-depth overview of an intense 8-step sequencer that can make your guitar sound like a rack of synths.
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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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