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Pedal Issue 2019

ARTICLES

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 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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Coppersound Loma Prieta Review

September 20, 2019
Unusual, dirty harmonic tremolo tones and more from a most unorthodox modulator.
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Electro-Harmonix Bass Mono Synth Review

September 19, 2019
Big, warm, analog synth sounds for your low go.
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MidValleyFx Double-Amp Distorter Review

September 18, 2019
Two wide-ranging op-amps with a delightfully rowdy edge.
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Red Panda Particle 2 Review

September 17, 2019
Though capable of chaotic violence, this granular delay is also ingenious, inspiring, and endlessly fun.
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Walrus Audio Slö Review

September 15, 2019
A dreamy array of pitch-shifted reverb textures.
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Ross Compressor Review

September 14, 2019
Does the reissue live up to the reputation of the original?
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Haunted Labs Carolina Reaper Review

September 13, 2019
Germanium overdrive and fearsome fuzz meet in a super-flexible dirt machine.
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Teisco Delay Review

September 12, 2019
An analog delay that’s happy at the outer limits.
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Aclam Dr. Robert Review

September 11, 2019
Turn off your mind, relax, and float the treble stream!
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MXR Carbon Copy Mini Review

September 10, 2019
MXR cuts the Carbon Copy down to size—and it’s every bit as excellent as the original.
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Electro-Harmonix Attack Decay Review

September 7, 2019
A revamped classic filter with modern versatility.
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TWA MM-01 MiniMorph Review

September 6, 2019
An envelope overdrive that can go from filthy fuzzy to faux Moog filter freakouts.
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Darkglass Microtubes X Review

September 5, 2019
The Finnish bass experts distill much of their X7 distortion pedal’s magic into a smaller, lighter, more affordable box.
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Tsakalis AudioWorks Six Review

September 4, 2019
A sextet of superior overdrive and distortion voices adds up to dirt-crafting versatility.
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Boss EQ-200 Review

September 2, 2019
Behold the transformative power of 10 frequency bands and four presets!
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Keeley Fuzz Bender Review

September 1, 2019
This stomp’s powerful bias and EQ controls go way beyond vintage sounds.
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Mad Professor Double Moon Review

August 31, 2019
Eleven modulation modes in a small, simple, great-sounding package.
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EarthQuaker Devices Plumes Review

August 29, 2019
The company takes the TS beyond simple screaming.
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