December 2020

Bit Crusher

ARTICLES

EHX

Electro-Harmonix Announces the Mainframe

September 30, 2020
A feature-packed bit crusher that features secondary knob parameters.
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Your Pedalboards 2020!

February 4, 2020
PG's axe-wielding disciples show us their personal pedal masterpieces.
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Dedalo

Dedalo FX Beat Demo | NAMM 2020

January 22, 2020
The Argentine outfit shows off its new beat creator featuring unusual bit-crushing effects.
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Mattoverse Electronics

Mattoverse Electronics Releases the AirTrash

April 5, 2019
It "works well" with guitar or bass but reportedly sounds like garbage.
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electro

NAMM '19 - Electro-Faustus Simulacrum & Photo Theremin Demos

January 29, 2019
Samples, triggers, and faux-theremin tones outline the New York-based pedal builder's offerings.
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DBA-FEAT

First Look: Death By Audio Total Sonic Annihilation 2

December 5, 2018
Just like its name says, this pedal takes whatever signal you feed it, chews it up, and beautifully destroys it. Oh, and it works as a mean fuzz, too.
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Escape Plan Launch Code Review

September 19, 2018
An Atari-inspired glitch box that also serves up rich, resonant tones and unexpected musical surprises.
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RPS

RPS Effects Introduces the Bit Reactor and Red Sun

August 28, 2018
The company's new offerings include a versatile bit crusher and a classic fuzz/distortion design.
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Fredric Effects

Fredric Effects Unveils the BugCrusher

December 7, 2017
An analog sample rate reducer that goes from fizzle and crunch to ring-mod craziness.
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Dedalo FX

Dedalo Fx Presents the ALU9 Aliaser

November 7, 2017
The pedal creates sounds based on the aliasing phenomenon, with a sample rate reducer that can be modulated by oscillator and trigger modes.
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alexander

SNAMM '17 - Alexander Pedals Syntax Error Demo

July 21, 2017
Into freakiness? Then you'll dig this powerful bit-crushing, filtering machine with expandable presets, and CV, MIDI, and app controllability.
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FEAT

The Recording Guitarist: Breaking Bits

May 11, 2017
This ugly effect can be a thing of beauty.
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NAMM '17 - Red Panda Tensor Prototype Demo

February 8, 2017
Watch how the always-experimental pedal builder bends time and sound for his latest prototype.
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Red Panda

Quick Hit: Red Panda Bitmap Review

July 24, 2016
Pedestrian meets provocative in this flexibly glitchy box with expression-pedal control.
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Malekko

Malekko Scrutator Review

December 9, 2015
An uncommonly flexible, friendly, and useful bit-crusher.
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Malekko

Malekko Introduces the Charlie Foxtrot

November 19, 2015
Sanctioned by Pete Holmström of the infamous Portland-based band, The Dandy Warhols.
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Malekko

Malekko Heavy Industry Announces the Scrutator

August 28, 2015
The pedal features a switchable two-pole bandpass or lowpass filter allows for extreme creative possibilities.
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Red Panda

Red Panda Introduces the Bitmap

December 29, 2014
The Bitmap works with guitar, bass, synthesizers, drum machines, and other instruments or line-level sources.
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Quick Hits: Mooer LoFi Machine Review

June 5, 2014
Deconstruct your tone—or evoke vintage keys—with this sonic wrecking ball.
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