December 2020

Pedal Issue 2016

ARTICLES

Oct16-CAST-FEAT

CAST Engineering Casper Delay Review

October 7, 2016
Analog feel in a high-headroom digital delay.
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Oct16-Boss CE-2w-FEAT

Boss CE-2W Waza Craft Chorus Review

October 4, 2016
The standard-bearer chorus returns as a more multifaceted modulation machine.
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DOD

DOD Looking Glass Overdrive Review

October 3, 2016
Transparency equals flexibility in a sweet-sounding and dynamic drive unit.
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Oct16-TWA-FEAT

TWA WR-3 Wah Rocker Review

October 2, 2016
This new take on the vintage Guyatone WR3 Wah Rocker provides transportation to Funkytown for bassists and guitarists.
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Oct16-MXR-FEAT

MXR Reverb Review

September 30, 2016
A compact digital reverb that delivers deep tones and shape-shifts with ease.
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Oct16-Ibanez-FEAT

Ibanez Analog Delay Mini Review

September 29, 2016
This little purple prize packs classic sounds in a bulletproof and super-affordable package.
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Oct16-Boss VO-1-FEAT

Boss VO-1 Vocoder Review

September 28, 2016
The pedal giant's newest makes the talk box compact and easy.
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TC Electronic

TC Electronic Sub ’N’ Up Octaver Review

September 27, 2016
The far reaches of octave-effect capabilities are made accessible via this compact new digital box.
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Oct16-EQD-FEAT

EarthQuaker Devices Avalanche Run Review

September 26, 2016
Digital expansiveness and inviting, expressive functions add up to a potent, outer-limits echo instrument.
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Dr. Z

Dr. Z Z-Drive Review

September 25, 2016
An impressive collaboration that combines versatility with rich, tube-like breakup.
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Oct16-Empress-FEAT

Empress Reverb Review

September 23, 2016
This intuitive deep-space machine rewards tinkerers and traditionalists alike.
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Oct16-Toetags-FEAT

Toetags Electronics Toe Bender MkII Review

September 22, 2016
Uncommon touch-sensitivity and the ability to go beefy or splatty make this classic Sola Sound homage a fuzz buzz worth seeking out.
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FEAT

Stompbox Savants

September 20, 2016
Eight innovative builders share their design philosophies and describe life on the cutting edge of pedal craft.
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Oct16-Rockett-FEAT

J. Rockett Audio Tranquilizer Phaser Review

September 20, 2016
Find out why our reviewer pined, "The Tranquilizer delivers everything I lie awake at night wishing for in a phaser."
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Dunlop

Dunlop John Petrucci JP95 Signature Cry Baby Wah Review

September 19, 2016
The prog kingpin’s rack wah is the tone foundation for this powerful, high-gain wah.
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Oct16-Dwarfcraft-FEAT

Dwarfcraft Devices Twin Stags Tremolo Review

September 18, 2016
Ben Hinz and company's unique new dual tremolo delivers warm pulses, versatile controls, and synth-like power.
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Seymour Duncan

Seymour Duncan Catalina Dynamic Chorus Review

September 16, 2016
An intuitive chorus that responds to the player’s touch.
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Oct16-Boss Compressor-FEAT

Boss BC-1X Bass Compressor Review

September 15, 2016
Boss’ latest compressor for bassists aims to tame dynamics with punch and precision.
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Oct16-Keeley-FEAT

Keeley Mod Workstation Review

September 14, 2016
An ambitious modulation machine that’s overflowing with tones.
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Mojo Hand FX

Mojo Hand Fx Wonder Filter Review

September 13, 2016
Enhanced control makes a more usable and forgiving envelope filter.
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