In its long history, Digitech is probably best known by pedal aficionados for its breakthrough pitch-shifting Whammy pedal and a string of popular blue loopers - including the latest JamMan. The American manufacturer has been a characteristic dark horse of the effects industry, but its products have...
Crazy Tube Circuits
has perfected the art of marrying the analog and digital worlds to create some of the most versatile and innovative guitar pedals that exist on the flooded boutique market today.
The Splash Reverb Mk3
continues this tradition with three settings, each...
We hate to do this to the guitarists out there, but you need to start saving up $800. Rarely does a new pedal completely blow our minds, but this one is pretty special. Amidst of all the hullaballoo around pedal makers and players trying to nail...
Led by Danielle Sullivan's gentle and compassionate voice, Portland's indie pop outfit Wild Ones sounds anything but wild, although they do enjoy experimenting with sounds, which - in a sense - is kind of wild! Their music has the ability to sound...
The Deli, Delicious Audio, and Main Drag Music are proud to announce the 5th edition of The NYC StompBox Exhibit, a free for all interactive display of guitar effect pedals.
Looper pedals are a must-have for any musician to sketch song ideas or jot down acousmatic sounds. EHX
is well known for creating the 16-Second Digital Delay
(arguably the first delay/looper pedal), as well as the now-discontinued multi-track workhorse 2880
. But their newest looper pedal take...
These days, the name of Boston's guitarist and multi-instrumentalist J Mascis resonates with many musicians based in the NYC borough we also call home (Brooklyn). Since the turn of the decade, our sister site The Deli
, a blog exclusively focused on emerging NYC bands, has covered the blossoming of...
Minneapolis transplants Strange Names have brought to NYC a swagger and confidence most of the local hipsters cannot emanate even if they tried. Their style that flirts with the clean, stylized sounds and imagery of the pop of...
Considered one of the quintessential guitar effects, the Uni-Vibe
has had a legendary mystique ever since the great Jimi Hendrix added the psychedelic tones it offers to his classic sound. Electro-Harmonix
has been making excellent pedals for years, and it's well-known for designing great...
Designed to be run in front of your amplifier to achieve maximum fullness, the Banshee Boost/Overdrive
from Austin boutique pedal builder ScreaminFX
is an interesting design. What sets this pedal apart from other similar boosts is the passive circuitry that adds just the right amount of...
We’re always looking to keep folks informed of new boutique pedal manufacturers as we hear of good new projects catching a bit of positive buzz. The latest stompbox company we would like to highlight is Old Blood Noise Endeavors
, which participated in our latest Summer...