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  • Gear Review: Tech 21 Bass Boost Fuzz Pedal

    Gear Review: Tech 21 Bass Boost Fuzz Pedal

    Tech 21 has a long history with bassists, and that history is growing even larger with the inclusion of bass-friendly versions of the Boost Series pedals. Offering an extra 21 dB of clean boost at your disposal, the line is characterized by analog circuitry that takes classic tones and attempts to improve them. The Bass... »

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  • Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces Heliotropic Stompbox

    Fuzzrocious Pedals Introduces Heliotropic Stompbox

    Fuzzrocious has just introduced the Heliotropic, a new pedal that combines a modified big muff circuit and preamp. The new stompbox was inspired by a song of the same name by the band Failure. “Failure coaxed some amazing and unique sounds out of their instruments,” Fuzzrocious builder Ryan Ratajski stated. “I have been chasing those... »

  • Stomp Under Foot Releases Dirty Rooster Fuzz Pedal

    Stomp Under Foot Releases Dirty Rooster Fuzz Pedal

    Stomp Under Foot has unveiled the Dirty Rooster, a new pedal inspired by the Jumbo Tonebender. Designed for both bass and guitar, the straight-ahead pedal has Volume, Sustain, and Tone controls for dialing in your sound. “The gain borders on smooth but leans a bit more to a gritty sound and it has a full... »

  • FuzzHugger FX Releases Bass Bloom Fuzz Pedal

    FuzzHugger FX Releases Bass Bloom Fuzz Pedal

    Fuzzhugger FX has released the Bass Bloom, a bass-oriented version of their Algal Bloom fuzz. The new adaptation accounts for bass lovers by adding more low-end response and a clean blend to retain their original tone. The Bass Bloom has five controls: Gain, Bloom, Starve, Fuzz Level, and Clean Level. The Bloom knob controls the... »

  • Dunlop’s MXR Bass Fuzz Deluxe Debuts At NAMM

    Dunlop’s MXR Bass Fuzz Deluxe Debuts At NAMM

    New for 2012 from Jim Dunlop is the MXR M84 Bass Fuzz Deluxe, a stompbox with “vintage fuzz modified for the modern bassist.” In addition to the Tone and Fuzz knobs, the new pedal features both dry and wet controls for dialing in the perfect mix without losing any low end. The Bass Fuzz Deluxe... »

  • Tech 21 Unveils Bass Boost Fuzz Pedal

    Tech 21 Unveils Bass Boost Fuzz Pedal

    Tech 21 has expanded their Boost Series effects pedals with the Bass Boost Fuzz. The stompbox features a boost section, offering up to 21dB of clean boost, and a fuzz section with Level, Tone, and Drive controls to dial in the amount of grit you want. Each effect has a dedicated footswitch and can be... »

  • Chandler Limited Releases Two New Effects Pedals

    Chandler Limited Releases Two New Effects Pedals

    Chandler Limited is now shipping their first effects pedals: the Germanium Drive and Little Devil Colored Boost. Known for their high-end equipment, the company channels their studio gear savvy into the stompboxes, which work for bass, guitar or keyboard. Both pedals feature true bypass and run on dual 9v power supplies or a pair of... »

  • Fuzzrocious Pedals Releases the Terrordactyl

    Fuzzrocious Pedals Releases the Terrordactyl

    Fuzzrocious Pedals has released the Terrordactyl, a fuzz that feeds into an envelope filter all in one stompbox. The pedal’s three controls include volume, envelope level, and envelope range. For further control, they included an expression pedal output to adjust the envelope’s range on the fly. The Terrordactyl features true bypass and is powered by... »

  • FEA Labs Releases Photon Fuzz Pedal

    FEA Labs Releases Photon Fuzz Pedal

    FEA Labs has just announced the Photon Fuzz, a dual band distortion pedal named after a circuit component in the unit that uses infrared light to control the fuzz distortion. The unit’s drive and bite controls work on both guitar and bass signals to define the fuzz tone’s character. Drive sets the overall gain, and... »

  • Daring Audio Debuts with Bass Effects Pedal Line

    Daring Audio Debuts with Bass Effects Pedal Line

    Daring Audio made their debut at NAMM this year with the release of a new line of bass effects pedals, including the Particle Beam, Laser Cannon, Edge Activator, and Phat Beam. Built in California, the light energy-inspired pedals all feature true bypass and high headroom 18-volt circuits that run off of either a 9-volt batter... »