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  • Cusack Music Introduces the Tap-A-Delay Deluxe Delay Pedal

    Cusack Music Introduces the Tap-A-Delay Deluxe Delay Pedal

    Cusack Music has introduced a new delay pedal called the Tap-A-Delay Deluxe. Expanding on their original “TAD” pedal, it adds a third “float” footswitch that acts as a momentary hold function on the feedback control. They also included a new micro switch that determines whether new notes played after the float switch is engaged are... »

  • MXR Introduces Deluxe Version of Carbon Copy Analog Delay Pedal

    MXR Introduces Deluxe Version of Carbon Copy Analog Delay Pedal

    MXR has released a deluxe version of their Carbon Copy analog delay with a load of new features. The pedal now has an extended delay time of up to 1.2 seconds as well as tap tempo functionality. A Tap Division feature allows for four subdivisions: dotted 8ths, 8ths, triplets, and 16ths. It also has more... »

  • Walrus Audio Introduces ARP-87 Multi-Function Delay Pedal

    Walrus Audio Introduces ARP-87 Multi-Function Delay Pedal

    Players looking for a versatile delay pedal have a new option in the Walrus Audio ARP-87. First teased at Winter NAMM this year, the pedal has been revamped for its release to include even more features. “From rhythmic chasing digital delay to long ethereal lo-fi modulated trails, players will find the ARP-87 a very useful... »

  • Biltworth Launches with BW-1 Effects Pedal

    Biltworth Launches with BW-1 Effects Pedal

    A new pedal company called Biltworth has launched its first product called the BW-1, a multi-effects unit for bass and guitar. It features three effects – overdrive, delay, and reverb – that are cascaded in series with separate controls and footswitches for each. The Drive section has Volume, Gain, and Tone controls that Biltworth says... »

  • Earthquaker Devices Announces the Space Spiral Delay

    Earthquaker Devices Announces the Space Spiral Delay

    Earthquaker Devices has launched the Space Spiral Modulated Delay, which they describe as an analog-voiced digital delay. The stompbox offers 30ms to 600ms of delay time with a variable waveshape LFO that affects the repeated signal. “[The Space Spiral] is a dark and dreamy modulated delay designed to take you across the highways of fantasy.... »

  • DOD Introduces Rubberneck Analog Delay Pedal

    DOD Introduces Rubberneck Analog Delay Pedal

    DOD has announced the Rubberneck Analog Delay, a stompbox that features four bucket brigade chips that allow it to provide over one second of delay. It has a tap tempo footswitch and knobs for modulation, gain, and tone, but the pedal gets its name from its unique Rubberneck feature that lets users pitch shift from... »

  • Fuzzrocious Unveils Baxstabber and Blast Furnace Pedals

    Fuzzrocious Unveils Baxstabber and Blast Furnace Pedals

    Fuzzrocious Pedals unveiled two new creations at the 2017 NAMM show with the Baxstabber and Blast Furnace pedals. Both pedals, which are made in New Jersey, will be shipping later this year. We caught up with Fuzzrocious’s Ryan and Shannon Ratajaski at the show to get the scoop. “The Baxstabber is a tone shaper and... »

  • Ernie Ball Introduces Overdrive and Ambient Delay Expression Effects Pedals

    Ernie Ball Introduces Overdrive and Ambient Delay Expression Effects Pedals

    Ernie Ball introduced a pair of expression pedals for bassists and guitarists at the Summer NAMM show this year. The Expression Overdrive and Ambient Delay pedals, which will be available later this year, offer dynamic foot control for on-the-fly tweaking. The Expression Overdrive is described as tonally versatile, delivering “everything from a hint of natural... »

  • Dr. No Effects Announces MotherBrain Analog Delay

    Dr. No Effects Announces MotherBrain Analog Delay

    Dr. No Effects has released the MotherBrain Analog Delay for guitar, bass, keyboards and vocals. The limited-edition, hand-crafted pedal is described as a “high-end delay that produces classic tones.” It features three controls: Present, Insanity, and Memory. Present acts as a mix of the delay and dry signals, where Insanity is the actual Delay time... »

  • EarthQuaker Devices Releases Avalanche Run Pedal

    EarthQuaker Devices Releases Avalanche Run Pedal

    EarthQuaker Devices has introduced the Avalanche Run, a stereo delay and reverb pedal built on their new high-powered DSP platform. The model is based on requests for the company to make a stereo and tap tempo version of their Dispatch Master. “While it is a delay and reverb just like the Dispatch Master, the style... »