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  • TC Electronic Unveils 8 New Analog Pedals

    TC Electronic Unveils 8 New Analog Pedals

    TC Electronic has announced eight new analog effect pedals ranging between distortion, modulation, and dynamics. The series is dubbed the Analog Armada. “With strong steel enclosures and top mounted input/output jacks, these sturdy stompboxes provide analog warmth with and true bypass circuitry so your tone stays totally unaffected when the effects are off,” the company... »

  • Darkglass Electronics Updates Microtubes B3K and Microtubes B7K Pedals

    Darkglass Electronics Updates Microtubes B3K and Microtubes B7K Pedals

    Darkglass Electronics has refreshed their flagship B3K and B7K pedals for 2017. The Microtubes B7K v2 and Microtubes B3K v2 retain their core circuitry for the Darkglass tone while upgrading features. “Fundamentally the Microtubes B3K is the same pedal we designed nearly a decade ago, aimed to give you a perfect combination of brutality and... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping the Hot Wax Dual Overdrive Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping the Hot Wax Dual Overdrive Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix has combined their Hot Tubes and Crayon overdrive pedals to create the Hot Wax Dual Overdrive. Each side of the pedal can be used independently with their own footswitches or stacked for extra dirt. Both circuits have their own Volume and Drive knobs while a master EQ controls tone for the whole output. A... »

  • Fuzzrocious Pedals Announces the LunaReclipse Pedal

    Fuzzrocious Pedals Announces the LunaReclipse Pedal

    The innovative minds at Fuzzrocious Pedals revealed their latest invention at the Summer NAMM show this year with the LunaReclipse. It centers around a 12-position rotary that features twelve unique ways to clip your signal. “If you want a more vintage distortion/overdrive sound out of your modern, high gain distortion, turn the lunaReclipse rotary to... »

  • Hartke Gets Back On The Attack With the New Bass Attack 2 Preamp/DI with OD

    Hartke Gets Back On The Attack With the New Bass Attack 2 Preamp/DI with OD

    Hartke has introduced the new Bass Attack 2 pedal, which combines Hartke’s classic preamp circuitry with thick overdrive tones and a low-noise direct box into a rugged zinc die cast stompbox design. It’s the ultimate tool for both live bass performance and studio recording. This second generation of the Hartke Bass Attack offers unique preamp... »

  • KHDK Electronics Unveils the Abyss Bass Overdrive Pedal

    KHDK Electronics Unveils the Abyss Bass Overdrive Pedal

    Kirk Hammett’s KHDK Electronics has introduced the Abyss Bass Overdrive, a pedal they describe as versatile for ultimate control over your tone. “It provides a warm, tube-like boost and a subtle crunchy overdrive which is perfect for rhythm playing,” they write. “For a more powerful rhythm or soloing, the “hi” setting adds saturation, sustain, low... »

  • Old Blood Noise Endeavours Announces Fault Overdrive/Distortion Pedal

    Old Blood Noise Endeavours Announces Fault Overdrive/Distortion Pedal

    Oklahoma’s Old Blood Noise Endeavours has unveiled the Fault, a flexible overdrive/distortion pedal. It features dual gain stages, with a footswitch to kick in the second gain. The Fault also has a three-band active EQ for further tonal tweaking. Check out this clip of the Fault on guitar, bass, drums, and synth: The Old Blood... »

  • Greuter Audio Unveils the Fuller Drive Pedal

    Greuter Audio Unveils the Fuller Drive Pedal

    Switzerland’s Greuter Audio has expanded their line of effects with the Fuller Drive. Described as a “very expressive low-to-mid-gain overdrive,” the pedal features a discrete JFET circuit design that they say makes it act like a good tube amp. “The basic idea was to build an overdrive pedal that can produce the break-up point we... »

  • Ampeg Now Shipping Classic Preamp and Scrambler Overdrive Pedals

    Ampeg Now Shipping Classic Preamp and Scrambler Overdrive Pedals

    After introducing the pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year, Ampeg is now shipping the Classic analog bass preamp and Scrambler bass overdrive. The all-analog stomp boxes are compact effects derived from the larger SCR-DI. The Classic offers up the company’s 3-band EQ complete with Ultra Lo and Ultra Hi shelving switches for dialing... »

  • 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... »