Fuzzrocious Pedals has released the latest version of their annual Cicada Fuzz. As an homage to its namesake, the 17 Year Periodical Cicada, the company only produces 17 of the pedals per year.
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.
Red Witch Pedals has teamed up with Reverb to release the Seraphina, a limited-edition handmade fuzz/octave up pedal. Described as unlike anything the company has done before, the unit is built using four germanium diodes, WIma capacitors, and more.
After teasing the pedal at NAMM in January, Fuzzrocious Pedals has launched their latest pedal called Croak. The unit is an expressive double filter fuzz.
ZVEX Effects has just released a special run of their Fuzz Factory 7 utilizing two NOS 1960s 2N404 germanium transistors. Created during the COVID-19 pandemic, the new pedal was hand-assembled at home by the ZVEX crew and has a raw aluminum enclosure.
Redbeard Effects has introduced a new octave fuzz pedal called the Honey Badger. Designed for bass, guitar, or “anything you plug into it,” the pedal is described as “oozing gobs of glitchy, monophonic goodness.”
Godlyke, Inc. was at the 2020 Winter NAMM Show to display two new pedals from Totally Wycked Audio (TWA): the Microchasm Octave Box and the Wahxidizer envelope-controlled fuzz. Each pedal is suitable for both bass and guitar.
Ananashead Effects has announced the Main Fuzz, a pedal based on the vintage Fuzz Face circuit. It’s available in three versions: silicon, germanium, or a hybrid of the two.
Way Huge Electronics is now offering the Pork & Pickle, a pedal that combines their Pork Loin overdrive and Russian-Pickle fuzz, in one of their “Smalls” housings.
Amptweaker has released a new version of their TightFuzz pedal with bassist Tim Lefebvre. The Limited Edition Lefebvre TightFuzz is voiced to give his favorite settings when the knobs are all set straight up.
MXR has added to their Custom Shop fuzz lineup with the Brown Acid Fuzz, a pedal that “delivers psychedelic silicon saturation to guitar and bass players who like it low, slow, and heavy.”
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.”