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  • TC Electronic Unveils the Hall of Fame 2 Reverb

    TC Electronic Unveils the Hall of Fame 2 Reverb

    TC Electronic has expanded their line of effects with the Hall of Fame 2 Reverb. The new edition of the company’s stompbox adds a Shimmer reverb to its tonal palette. Even more interesting is a new type of footswitch they call the MASH. The MASH footswitch reacts to pressure, so the more you lean on... »

  • Mu-FX Introduces the Phasor 2X Pedal

    Mu-FX Introduces the Phasor 2X Pedal

    Mu-FX has expanded their line of effects with the Phasor 2X. The pedal is an enhanced reissue of the Musitronics Mu-Tron Phasor II from the 1970’s and was designed by Musitronics co-founder Mike Beigel. “The Phasor 2X features the same analog electro-optical phase-shift circuitry as the original Mu-Tron Phasor II, with many enhancements,” a press... »

  • 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... »

  • Providence Announces the Bass FX Console

    Providence Announces the Bass FX Console

    Japan’s Providence Effects has released a new comprehensive effects switching unit for the bass called the Bass FX Console BFX-1. The new bass switcher is fitted with an on-board preamp, the company’s Vitalizer B buffer, and an XLR direct output. “The Bass FX Console BFX-1 enables the player’s favorite pedals with one action without interrupting... »

  • 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... »