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Synth

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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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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 - Empress Zoia Demo

February 6, 2018
A wickedly cool modular approach to coaxing otherworldly sounds out of your axe.
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Pigtronix Introduces the Ringmaster Ring Modulator Synth Pedal

January 22, 2018
An analog ring modulator synth designed to create analog harmonizer and tremolo effects that can be made to follow the notes you play.
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