17 Jun in GuitarHere we are in 2018, and pedal buyers can choose between Hairy Balls, the Screaming Whore or even the infamous Super Hard On pedal. Is it all getting a little bit out of hand now?
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13 Jun in GuitarThe Emissary is based on a JFET circuit, with clear highs and mid boost section to help make your guitar stand out in the mix. But is there enough here to set it apart from the competition?
12 Jun inThe new Old Blood Noise Endeavor Alpha Haunt fuzz pedal will be available available as a limited run of gold-coloured units, and can take you from some light drive to full-on fuzz...
08 Jun in GuitarThis new model adds germanium diodes to the Philosopher's Tone pedal and can vary between super clean or a touch dirty depending on how you dial it in - not bad for such a small piglet of an effect.
07 Jun in GuitarThese two new boutique bee-themed drive/fuzz and boost pedals from Beetronics are landing now, but will they make you rush to your dealer to collect some of their tone honey?
31 May in GuitarThe new Labyrinth dual-channel overdrive/distortion pedal looks like it can offer many amp-like tones at a very reasonable price. But will the higher internal voltage make a noticeable difference?
24 May in GuitarWith a drive section comprised of a NE5534 op-amp for hard clipping and a MOSFET variable boost section, the new DRVA MK II pedal also manages to cram in 12 voicings, making it pretty versatile indeed.
23 May in GuitarHand-built in Northern California, these new baritone versions of the Mendocino guitar use high-quality tonewoods and very decent hardware throughout. Would you go with a Bigsby or a hardtail?
20 May in GuitarA new range of customisable pedalboards with a unique system of cable management, dual levels and available in three sizes, these look like a pedal junkies dream.
18 May in GuitarThe new Cort Sunset TC model combines vintage relic boutique style with a tried and tested pickup combination, yet still manages to bring it all in at well under what you'd expect to pay for such a guitar.
17 May in GuitarA new phaser pedal from ZVex, but this time it doesn't require a candle to power it. But will this new vertical format phaser be enough to stun your wallet into parting with money for one?
13 May in GuitarThis boutique overdrive pedal has access to many parameters and includes both silicon and germanium diodes in the clipping circuit, but is there too much control?
12 May in GuitarA collaboration that has been two years in the making, this new effect made by Dr No for guitarist Sarah Lipstate will have you longing for the full moon at the end of the month