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  • Alexander Pedals Introduces The Defender

    Alexander Pedals Introduces The Defender

    Alexander Pedals has expanded their Neo Series with the Defender, a pedal that packs multiple digital drives into a single pedal. The effects are controlled with a full panel of secondary effects. “The Defender is capable of anything from a transparent overdrive with slapback delay to a wall of synth fuzz made even more bodacious... »

  • Deep Space Devices Introduces The Red Ghost Distortion

    Deep Space Devices Introduces The Red Ghost Distortion

    Deep Space Devices has launched their first product with the Red Ghost Distortion, a pedal aimed at heavier types of music. The unit offers simple controls with a single knob and two switches. “Designed to appeal to stoner rock and shoegaze enthusiasts, the Red Ghost offers menacing options to your tone,” Deep Space Devices writes.... »

  • Bassics Unveils New Bass Amplification and Pedals

    Bassics Unveils New Bass Amplification and Pedals

    After releasing the BPA-01 floor bass preamp, Bassics took to the Winter NAMM Show this year to unveil a host of new products designed by renowned studio engineer Malcolm Toft. The range includes the A900 power amp, the AH900 bass amp head, and four new pedals: a compressor, a distortion, an EQ, and a preamp.... »

  • Darkglass Electronics Introduces Alpha Omega Ultra Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics Introduces Alpha Omega Ultra Pedal

    Last year, Darkglass Electronics wowed NAMM-goers with the Alpha Omega. Now they’ve built upon the model with Alpha Omega Ultra, which they describe as “the most versatile bass preamplifier we’ve designed.” Just like its predecessor, the Ultra has two distinct distortion circuits that can be selected or mixed as well as a dry blend knob... »

  • Death By Audio Introduces Absolute Destruction Pedal

    Death By Audio Introduces Absolute Destruction Pedal

    If you’re looking to blow up your bass sound, Death By Audio has you covered with their new Absolute Destruction pedal. Utilizing a power amplifier IC, the unit offers a distortion as well as what its name implies. “Showing little to no respect for what instruments normally sound like, or even what many people want... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Reissues the Op-Amp Big Muff Pi Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix Reissues the Op-Amp Big Muff Pi Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix reached into their past to reissue the Op-Amp Big Muff Pi from the late ’70s. The new pedal is faithful to the original 1978 design with a few new features including a compact, die-cast chassis, and true bypass switching. “The pedal relies on op-amps rather than transistors and three gain stages rather than four,... »

  • 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... »

  • Rougarou Pedals Introduces The Draugr Distortion Pedal

    Rougarou Pedals Introduces The Draugr Distortion Pedal

    Louisiana’s Rougarou Pedals has launched the Draugr, a versatile drive pedal that they say has “massive amounts of headroom and gain on tap while maintaining clarity through the range of the drive control.” The Germanium diode-based distortion circuit is controlled with a simple three-knob layout. “The drive and tone controls interact with each other in... »

  • Darkglass Electronics Introduces the Alpha Omicron Pedal

    Darkglass Electronics Introduces the Alpha Omicron Pedal

    Earlier this year, Darkglass Electronics unveiled a new dual distortion pedal called the Alpha Omega. Now they’ve unveiled a new take on the circuit with the Alpha Omicron. “With the Alpha Omega‚Äôs popularity and momentum, we decided it was time for an uncompromising option to those in search of the same bone-crushing sound and flexibility... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Reissues the Green Russian Big Muff Distortion Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix Reissues the Green Russian Big Muff Distortion Pedal

    It’s back, but smaller than ever. Electro-Harmonix has announced they’re reviving the classic Green Russian Big Muff distortion pedal. A faithful reissue of the mid-90s model, the pedal now has a more compact and pedalboard-friendly footprint. The pedal has Tone, Sustain, and volume controls for dialing in what the company calls “devastating low-end and unique... »