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Tone Electronix Announces the Animalizzer Pedal

Portugal’s Tone Electronix has added a new pedal to their lineup with the Animalizzer. The unit, which they say works well on bass and guitar, is a versatile overdrive, distortion, and fuzz.

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Darkglass Electronics Unveils ADAM Pedal

Darkglass Electronics has added a new weapon to their lineup of effects with the Aggressively Distorting Advanced Machine, aka ADAM. The new device was created with Adam “Nolly” Getgood and has the multi-instrumentalist’s “entire tonal arsenal...”

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Barefaced Audio Releases First Effects Pedal: The Machinist

Barefaced Audio is primarily a company that builds bass and guitar cabs, but they’ve just unveiled their first effects pedal. The Machinist was dreamed up after Rage Against The Machine bassist Tim Commerford contacted Barefaced to try out a cab.

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Sunnaudio Introduces Nucleus NU-1 Dual Boost Distortion Pedal

Sunnaudio has introduced the Nucleus NU-1 Dual Boost Distortion, an analog preamp designed for both bass and guitar. The pedal features a dual boost with high to low gain to go from a clean signal to full distortion.

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Fender Announces the Trapper Bass Distortion Pedal

Last year marked the first-ever bass-specific pedal from Fender, and now they’ve revealed another for later this year. The Trapper Bass Distortion is a modified version of their Trapper that features two distortion circuits.

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Spun Loud Effects Announces Blister & Peel Fuzz Drive V.2 Pedal

Spun Loud Effects has updated its Blister & Peel dual fuzz pedal with a new version. The V.2 edition was switched to a PCB build for consistency while adding capacitors to improve and extend gain sweep.

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EarthQuaker Devices Announce Life Pedal V2

After the first version sold out almost immediately, Earthquaker Devices has unveiled the Life Pedal V2. The circuit is in a new, more traditional housing and has all the sounds of the original with a few more features.

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Fuzzrocious Introduces the Egg Sack Pedal

Fuzzrocious Pedals has introduced a new pedal to their lineup called the Egg Sack. The unit features the boost, drive, and distortion portion of their Playing Mantis that was introduced earlier this year.

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Electro-Harmonix Introduces the Nano Operation Overlord Pedal

Electro-Harmonix has unveiled the Nano Operation Overlord, a distortion/overdrive in a compact chassis. The stompbox is versatile in application thanks to a three-position switch that sets the input level to make it compatible with bass, guitar, and more.

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SUNN O))) and EarthQuaker Devices Announce Second Run of the Life Pedal

After selling out the initial run in a matter of hours, SUNN O))) and EarthQuaker Devices have teamed up again for a second edition of the Life Pedal. The unit is an octave fuzz and distortion used to make SUNN O)))’s last album, “Life Metal.”

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SUNN O))) and EarthQuaker Devices Introduce the Life Pedal

SUNN O))) and EarthQuaker Devices have teamed up to release an effects box called the Life Pedal. The pedal, which is limited edition and hand numbered, includes an octave fuzz and distortion with boost.

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DSM Noisemaker Unveils the Sub Atomic X-over CMOS Bass Drive Pedal

Chilean boutique pedal company DSM Noisemaker has expanded their line of bass effects with the Sub Atomic X-over CMOS Bass Drive pedal. The unit processes the high and low frequencies differently by utilizing a cascaded CMOS architecture.