MXR has been rolling out some new overdrive designs lately, and have teamed up with legendary amp designer Shin Suzuki to present the Shin-Juku Drive
. Providing a dynamic, amp-like feel, the Shin-Juku drive is great at pushing your amp’s front end or as an overdrive pedal.
Yet another 3...
A lot of overdrive pedals are really great at singing lead sounds, but fall flat when used on a rhythm guitar part. The Mosfet Drive from Miami based Baldera Effects
sounds right at home in either scenario. Whether used on lead or rhythm parts, players of all...
The Marshall Plexi
is one of the most iconic amps of all time, and it has been used on countless classic recordings. Many pedal makers have tried to cram this beloved amplifier design into a stompbox to varying results.
Perhaps some of the most sought-after tones of all time belong to heavy metal giants Metallica, specifically their lightning-fingered lead guitarist Kirk Hammett. One of their latest offerings from his new enterprise KHDK Electronics
, the No.1
is fueled by a blend of transistor and op-amp design,...
Guitarists who are looking for a modulation effect that's both super flexible and super tiny should take a hard look at Valeton Effects
' Coral Mod
, a mini stompbox that packs a surprising amount of options. At the heart of this pedal is a digital design that allows for 16 different...
's owner and designer Steve Lasko created the Janglebox Compressor
with a clear goal in mind: to reproduce the bright ringing chime and sustain that was popularized by the Beatles. Guitarists took notice, bought many units, and a pedal company was born.
In the late 1960s, about the same time Ampeg
was working to introduce its now SVT amplifier
, the company hopped onto the fuzz bandwagon with the introduction of the Scrambler
. The SVT is a legend. The Scrambler
was a stunning failure. It was rumored...
Ever try and dial in the perfect tremolo sound, only to find out that it is either too fast or not fast enough for the song you are playing? Finding the sweet spot with a tremolo’s speed control can be tough, in particular when you have an idea...
used the Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit
to unveil their newest creation: the Replicator Eurorack analog tape echo. This studio/keyboard/synth-friendly cousin of the highly-touted stompbox version
uses much of the same technology as the original, but has certain parameters and features optimized for rack...
Hailing from Mount Laurel, NJ, Fuzzrocious Pedals
participated with this board
at our latest Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit
, showcasing the company's growing family of stompboxes. We asked owner Ryan Ratajski to share the Fuzzrocious news:
"[At the Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit] we shared a new pedal that will be co-released with...
Tape echo has attained an almost mythical status in the music production world, by boosting the widespread love for this spacey effect with the "vintage factor" of analog tape and all its warmth and fluttery character. No wonder many manufacturers are attempting to recreate the sound of those old analog tape echo machines...
New Jersey boutique pedal manufacturer Main.Ace.FX
recently participated in the 2016 edition of The Deli's Stompbox Exhibit
at Main Drag Music in Brooklyn showing off new and updated artwork on all their pedals, and debuted their first delay effect, the David Bowie inspired...