Have you ever wondered why many audiophiles or top engineers still don't seem able to admit that digital - in the audio realm - sounds better than analog? The answer is "character": digital is pristine, boring precision, while analog - like a familiar looking, slightly unpredictable, cigarette-puffing actor of the...
Fairly new to the stompbox world, Swindler Effects
has recently introduced to the world their flagship compressor, the Workers' Comp, which you will be able to see at our upcoming Summer NAMM shared Stompbox Exhibit booth
. It's a re-invention of a tried-and-true stompbox compressors, the beloved...
At our recent Toronto Stompbox Exhibit
we had the chance to check out Massachussets manufacturer Source Audio's pedalboard
, which featured two brand new guitar stompboxes, the L.A. Lady Overdrive
and the Kingmaker Fuzz, part of their One Series line.
The 46th issue of The Deli NYC
is now available online, and as usual there's a "Pedalboard" section highlighting a bunch of new, exciting pedals! Click on "READ MORE" below for more info on each pedal!
After the successful launch of their first pedal, the Clusterfuzz
, the Elk Grove Illinois stompbox manufacturer Function F(x)
is back with their sophomore product, The Third Rail,
the company’s first foray into overdrive, which provides a one stop shop for discerning crunch aficionados.
The box features two distinct overdrive...
At our recent Toronto Stompbox Exhibit we had the chance to check out Canadian manufacturer Empress
' new reverb pedal (shipping on May 31st!) appropriately called "Reverb
Like its line predecessor SuperDelay
, this effect seems to insert itself (both in size and concept) somewhere between a regular "few knobs" stompbox and...
One of Danish manufacturer TC Electronic
’s newest additions to their Toneprint pedal series is the Sub'n'up
, an octave pedal that combines some of the best features of various octave pedals into one unit. This is a rather simple but great sounding stompbox that...
At our first Toronto Stompbox Exhibit on May 9-10, BOSS showcased a small selection of their pedals, including the Waza Craft line
, their new "pedalboard tuner" TU-3s
(i.e. a more compact version of their TU-3 without foot switch), and the Vocoder VO-1, which is...
NYC's Acid Dad
, elected as The Deli's Best Emerging Band of 2015
just a few months ago) boast an electric sound that welcomes psychedelia, garage rock, and post punk in constantly varying doses, and a rock'n'roll attitude that screams "NYC late '60s
Creative (musical) minds like creative tools with creative names, and the brand new Adventure Audio Whateverb
pedal checks both boxes - with flair! We were among the first ones to see in person this stompbox at our recent Toronto Stompbox Exhibit, and we were impressed with its clever design and...
In what seems to be becoming a popular trend for pedal manufacturers recently, Seymour Duncan
has teamed up for an exclusive release with Chicago Music Exchange for a limited run pedal in their new Forza Overdrive
. Unlike a lot of newer drives, this pedal aims...
At our first Toronto Stompbox Exhibit
we had the chance to play with Walrus Audio's Luminary
, and we were rather impressed. It's definitely one of the most versatile octavers around, with its four octave generator that allows for a wide variety of tones, ranging from pipe organ...
The Marshall Plexi is one of the most beloved and iconic amplifiers of all times, and while many manufacturers have tried to harness this Marshall monster in a compact stompbox format, few have been able to successfully pull off the character that give it that magical quality....