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  • Beetronics Launches the Whoctahell Fuzz/Octave Pedal

    Beetronics Launches the Whoctahell Fuzz/Octave Pedal

    Beetronics has launched its first handmade effects pedal line including the WhoctaHell, a low-octave fuzz with independent controls for each effect. “Its overdrive/fuzz is summed up with a gnarly, squared-wave low octave, resembling an 8-bit bass synthesizer,” the company writes. “Its octave has a range of one or two low octaves, selectable by a toggle... »

  • Greer Amps Introduces the Super Hornet Octave Fuzz Pedal

    Greer Amps Introduces the Super Hornet Octave Fuzz Pedal

    Greer Amps has released a new octave fuzz pedal called the Super Hornet, which they say works great on guitar and bass. Based on a Foxx Tone Machine, the pedal tweaks the vintage-style circuit by using NOS BC-107B transistors and adding a feature to the octave section. The octave switch can be set to On... »

  • Fuzzrocious and Electro-Faustus Team Up for Greyfly Pedal

    Fuzzrocious and Electro-Faustus Team Up for Greyfly Pedal

    Fuzzrocious Effects has teamed up with Electro-Faustus to create a unique “noisemaker” called the Greyfly. The pedal combines the Fuzzrocious Grey Stache fuzz with the Electro-Faustus Blackfly spring-activated noise generator for a whole new pedal experience. The Greyfly can be used on its own with three springs that can be plucked, scraped, and twanged to... »

  • Amptweaker Introduces Bass Jr Distortion Pedal Series

    Amptweaker Introduces Bass Jr Distortion Pedal Series

    After years of requests, Amptweaker recently added a Dry Low knob to their TightMetal and TightRock pedals. Now the feature is available in a new bass friendly range called the Amptweaker Bass Jr Distortion Series. Each of the models share most of the features of their guitar counterparts but with the new Dry Low knob... »

  • 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... »

  • Providence Releases the Brick Drive BDI-1

    Providence Releases the Brick Drive BDI-1

    Providence has expanded their line of bass preamp pedals with the Brick Drive BDI-1. The comprehensive unit brings together a 3-band EQ with sweepable mids and Presence control, an overdrive, and a DI featuring their Vitalizer B circuit. The overdrive is engaged via footswitch and is blended with the clean signal with a mix knob.... »

  • Rock Stock Pedals Introduces the Dark Horse Fuzz

    Rock Stock Pedals Introduces the Dark Horse Fuzz

    Rock Stock Pedals have introduced the Dark Horse, a new silicon fuzz pedal for bass and guitar. With wide fuzz and gain ranges, the company says it has a wide palette from “cool lo-fi tones to all out saturated, high-gain fuzz.” The Pedal has three controls – Volume, Treble, and Sustain – for dialing in... »

  • Brimstone Audio Now Shipping Ouroboros Dual-Band Effects Loop Switching System

    Brimstone Audio Now Shipping Ouroboros Dual-Band Effects Loop Switching System

    After years of development, Brimstone Audio is now shipping the Ouroboros OB-1 dual-band effects loop switching system. The fully analog pedal cleans up your effects by separating them into two loops that can be layered together in a several ways. “The Ouroboros can do a standard parallel blend configuration, but the real star of the... »

  • Darkglass Electronics Unveils Vintage Ultra Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics Unveils Vintage Ultra Pedal

    After unveiling the Microtubes B7K Ultra at NAMM this year, Finland’s Darkglass Electronics has given the Ultra treatment to the Vintage Microtubes. The new Vintage Ultra is described as “super portable preamp which enables on one side a massive clean sound, and from the other side, a tasty saturated sound.” The pedal’s overdrive section has... »

  • 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... »