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  • Matthews Effects Announces The Alchemist

    Matthews Effects Announces The Alchemist

    Matthews Effects has released the Alchemist, a pedal that allows you to split a mono signal or to sum a stereo signal to mono. It does so by utilizing a pair of independent buffers that also help to restore high-end frequency loss from pedalboards and cables. The Alchemist has two inputs and two outputs. Using... »

  • Earthquaker Devices Launches the Erupter Fuzz Pedal

    Earthquaker Devices Launches the Erupter Fuzz Pedal

    Earthquaker Devices has announced the Erupter, a classic fuzz with big sounds distilled into a single knob. Designed by Jamie Stillman, the stompbox is described as having “a big low end, but not too mushy, and a biting top end without being too harsh.” “In developing the Erupter, Stillman ‘[used] every trick [he] ever learned’... »

  • TC Electronic Introduces the HyperGravity Mini Compressor and Mimiq Mini Doubler Pedals

    TC Electronic Introduces the HyperGravity Mini Compressor and Mimiq Mini Doubler Pedals

    In addition to revamping their PolyTune pedal this year, TC Electronic has unveiled two new mini effects: the HyperGravity Mini Compressor and the Mimiq Mini Doubler. Each of the new units are compact versions of existing models with tweaks. TC calls the HyperGravity Mini Compressor the world’s smallest multi-band compressor. It features their MD3 algorithm... »

  • Iron Ether Updates the Polytope Quad-Voice Detuner

    Iron Ether Updates the Polytope Quad-Voice Detuner

    Iron Ether’s Polytope Detuner/Chorus/Vibrato pedal has gotten an update for 2017. The new version of the flexible pedal has an expression jack input for detune amount or chorus/vibrato depth while the filter is now switchable between high-pass and low-pass. Further, its smaller detuning range is even smaller now, which the company says makes it easier... »

  • Chowny Bass Introduces the Fuzzster Bass Fuzz Pedal

    Chowny Bass Introduces the Fuzzster Bass Fuzz Pedal

    Chowny Bass has gotten into the pedal world with their new Fuzzster bass fuzz. The stompbox offers Fuzz, Tone, Sustain, and Clean controls for dialing in your tone. It runs on a 9-volt power adapter and features a blue LED ring around the footswitch to indicate when it is active. Blue dot lights on each... »

  • 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... »

  • Hotone Audio Now Shipping B Station Bass Preamp/DI

    Hotone Audio Now Shipping B Station Bass Preamp/DI

    Hotone Audio is now shipping the B Station, a bass preamp and DI in a pedal format. Designed for studio and stage, the unit packs in a 3-band EQ, a Drive channel, and an optical compressor as well. The Drive is kicked in via a dedicated footswitch, while the compressor has a simple one-knob control.... »

  • Fuzzrocious Pedals Now Shipping Blast Furnace Fuzz Pedal

    Fuzzrocious Pedals Now Shipping Blast Furnace Fuzz Pedal

    One of the coolest new pedals we saw at NAMM this year was the Fuzzrocious Blast Furnace, an original gated fuzz circuit with a short-timed delay. The pedal, which is a collaboration with Lehigh Mining & Navigation, is now available. “Blast Furnace expands the sound possibilities by adding a short-timed delay (via the left momentary... »

  • Walrus Audio Introduces Monument Harmonic Tap Tremolo

    Walrus Audio Introduces Monument Harmonic Tap Tremolo

    Walrus Audio is now shipping the Monument tremolo. Named after and inspired by the Monument Valley, the pedal is described as “both a harmonic, and standard tremolo that produces a rich, luscious, warm pulsating modulation capable of peaks and valleys as smooth or as jagged as the real ones that our dear mother nature created... »

  • 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... »