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October 2019

ARTICLES

Ashdown

Ashdown Type 23 Review

October 16, 2019
Forget space-cadet sounds. This road-tough envelope filter is all about dialing fat funkiness with minimal hassle.
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Jimmy “Duck” Holmes Song Premiere, Featuring Dan Auerbach and Marcus King

October 4, 2019
The 72-year-old Delta bluesman’s Auerbach-produced Cypress Grove captures the raucous sounds of the juke joint.
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Joyo Vision - homepage

Joyo Vision Dual-Modulation Review

October 2, 2019
A wildly varied modulation machine delivers familiar to far-out tone colors at a rock-bottom price.
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Crazy Tubes - homepage

Crazy Tube Limelight Review

September 30, 2019
Flexible bias and gain controls extend the Maestro FZ-1 voice to awesomely utilitarian ends.
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Oct19_StateoftheStomp

State of the Stomp: Thinking Three-Dimensionally

September 30, 2019
Build a genuine relationship with your amp and your pedals.
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Ramble FX - homepage

Ramble FX Kismet Review

September 29, 2019
Many shades of dirty bliss are to be had in this highly tailorable and expression-pedal-enabled overdrive.
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Spaceman Gemini - homepage

Spaceman Gemini IV Review

September 28, 2019
Blendable germanium and silicon circuits open portals to almost infinite fuzz shadings.
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MXR

MXR Dyna Comp Bass Review

September 27, 2019
The bass version of a classic compressor takes a couple inches from the waist, but provides more in the tweak department.
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Washburn - homepage

Washburn Bella Tono Allure SC56S Review

September 26, 2019
A balanced, super-comfortable flattop that brings the bling.
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Kleissonic - homepage

Kleissonic Howl Review

September 26, 2019
A made-in-Greece phase-shifting machine offers alternatives to familiar filter, phase, and modulation tones.
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Winfield Tremor - homepage

Winfield Tremor Review

September 25, 2019
A handwired Harvard post-graduate.
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anasounds - homepage

Anasounds Element Review

September 25, 2019
Spring-reverb junkies rejoice: This brilliant offering from France puts three amp-rivaling ambience options right on your pedalboard.
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rocket surgeon - homepage

Rocket Surgeon Ice Caves Review

September 24, 2019
An abundance of ambient reverb colors from an intuitive, compact stomp.
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Sitek homepage

Sitek Pandora Review

September 23, 2019
Sitek twists the legendary Super Fuzz to expansive ends.
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Oct19_ToneTips

Tone Tips: Masters of Many

September 23, 2019
Keep pedalboards light and tight, with a jack-of-all-trades pedal.
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Fender downtown homepage

Fender Downtown Express Review

September 22, 2019
Three of the most useful tone tools for bassists in a tidy, variable-XLR-equipped box.
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source audio - homepage

Source Audio C4 Synth Review

September 21, 2019
A streamlined synth pedal and its accompanying app open up a treasure trove of guitar-synth possibilities.
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Tools for the Task: Pedalboard Tuners

September 20, 2019
You have pedal choices aplenty, but don’t forget about the one that keeps things in, well, tune.
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Coppersound homepage

Coppersound Loma Prieta Review

September 20, 2019
Unusual, dirty harmonic tremolo tones and more from a most unorthodox modulator.
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EHX Mono Synth homepage

Electro-Harmonix Bass Mono Synth Review

September 19, 2019
Big, warm, analog synth sounds for your low go.
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