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.”
Fuzzrocious Pedals has unveiled the fifth iteration of their Cicada Fuzz, which is produced in limited numbers each year. Version five of the tremolo-fuzz pedal is limited to 17 units in homage to the 17 Year Periodical Cicada.
Two famous Seattle companies have teamed up for something special. Verellen Amplifiers and record label Sup Pop have announced the Sub Fuzz Pop Drive, an effects pedal housing both an overdrive and a fuzz circuit that can be used separately or together.
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.
Mid Valley FX has expanded their pedal range with the Elevation Fuzz, an original gated fuzz circuit that offers a wide range of tones. The pedal dishes out “huge dirty sounds with octave overtones to sputter velcro tones at lower gain settings.”
Mattoverse Electronics has unveiled the AirTrash, which they say “is a pedal for guitar or bass that sounds like absolute garbage.” Its gnarly sounds could be described as a fuzz, but it’s not based on any known fuzz circuit.
West Co Pedals and drummer Curt Bisquera have teamed up to create a new envelope filter called The Grease Juicer. The pedal comes in two versions with one for guitar and one for bass.
Collision Devices is a new boutique pedal company out of France. They’re launching their brand with their first pedal called the Black Hole Symmetry, which they call a “Modulation Delay/Space Reverb/Destruction Fuzz.”