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...
Have you ever wanted to run vocals through your guitars pedals, just to see what kind of sonic madness can be obtained? The Effect Integrator
from Tribute Audio Designs
(a company that participated in our latest Summer NAMM Stompbox Exhibit) might be just what...
participated in our Summer NAMM 2015 Stompbox Exhibit, showcasing their growing family of pedals, now including the mysterious TARS Fuzz
(a pedal inspired by the movie "Interstellar
"), the Fuzz Peaks
(a spin on the classic Black Russian Big Muff circuit),...
Guitar pedals with wooden enclosures are not an entirely unforeseen idea, but - at least as far as we know - in this field no company has taken things quite as far as Chilean manufacturer Fuse,
with their new Humboldt
line, handcrafted in Valparaiso...
Old Blood Noise
is an up-and-coming guitar pedal manufacturer with some really interesting design ideas - come check it out at our Summer NAMM Stompbox Exhibit
if you plan to be in Nashville on July 9-11.
Their take on reverb, aptly titled the ‘Procession
New stompbox manufacturer NashPedals
has a bit of a dual namesake as it was founded by Nash Probst in early 2011 and it also happens to be based in Nashville. Nash began in the early days by focusing mostly on true bypass loopers, other routing...
Our friends at Black Cat Pedals
just released a new fuzz stompbox called N-Fuzz
based on an N-Channel transistor (hence the name). This box is based on the Fuzz channel of the OD-Fuzz, but with Japanese components and an extra wide ranging Bias control...
is offering the guitar world a new 'spin' on a classic and timeless guitar effect – the rotary speaker effect. Long used paired only with a Hammond organ, early guitar players and recording engineers discovered that the rotary effect sounds ridiculously good when used...
It’s not really fair to classify the new Red Panda Raster Delay
as just a delay pedal. The Raster is actually more of a Leatherman type multi-tool effect, as it not only has all your standard digital delay needs covered (up to 750 ms and...
The Tone Bender
is one of the most legendary effects in guitar history, and for good reason. The signature fuzz sound it produced inspired a generation of burgeoning rock guitarists. It was a notoriously fickle design though, using rare components and positive ground...