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MOD Kits DIY Unveils the Rock Bottom Bass Fuzz Pedal Kit
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MOD Kits DIY Unveils the Rock Bottom Bass Fuzz Pedal Kit

Bassists interested in building their own effects have a new option with the MOD Kits DIY Rock Bottom Bass Fuzz pedal kit. Designed for novice and experienced musicians, the kit comes with easy-to-follow instructions as well as all the necessary parts. “The Rock Bottom is a bass fuzz kit that delivers all the sizzle you’d expect from a vintage fuzz...

Way Huge Electronics Unveils The Pork & Pickle Bass Overdrive And Fuzz Pedal
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Way Huge Electronics Unveils The Pork & Pickle Bass Overdrive And Fuzz Pedal

Way Huge Electronics has announced their first bass-specific pedal with the Pork & Pickle Bass Overdrive and Fuzz. Tuned for bass frequencies, the pedal combines their Pork Loin overdrive and Russian-Pickle Fuzz into one box. Players can toggle between the two effects with an OD/Fuzz switch. The pedal has three main controls – Volume, Tone, and Drive – which affect...

Pigtronix Introduces Trio of Micro Pedals
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Pigtronix Introduces Trio of Micro Pedals

Pigtronix has expanded their micro pedal lineup with three new pedals: the Gatekeeper Micro noise gate, Class A Boost Micro clean boost, and all-new Octava Micro octave up/drive/fuzz. Each of the units features true bypass switching and a housing with dimensions of 3.75 inches by 1.5 inches by 1.75 inches. The Class A Boost Micro utilizes discreet J-FET transistors in...

Z. Vex Effects Introduces Vertical Vexter Fuzz Factory Pedal
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Z. Vex Effects Introduces Vertical Vexter Fuzz Factory Pedal

Z. Vex Effects has introduced a new vertical version of their Vexter Fuzz Factory pedal. Formerly configured as a horizontal pedal, the new VFF will feature the same effects and circuitry in a more pedalboard-friendly setup. It utilizes two new old-stock ’60s germanium transistors, but that doesn’t mean it’s a vintage sound. “The circuit is not modeled after any classic...

Seymour Duncan Unveils La Super Rica Fuzz Pedal
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Seymour Duncan Unveils La Super Rica Fuzz Pedal

Seymour Duncan has a new pedal called La Super Rica. Translated to mean “super rich,” the silicon fuzz pedal is “inspired by iconic fuzz sounds” with a classic parametric midrange for versatility. “First we brought [the classic fuzz circuit] up to modern standards by adding a true-bypass switch, an LED, and a standard 9v power connection,” the company explains. “We...

TC Electronic Unveils 8 New Analog Pedals
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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 writes. The drive pedal portion...

Massive FX Introduces the Hypnotik Fuzz Pedal
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Massive FX Introduces the Hypnotik Fuzz Pedal

Massive FX Pedals has released the Hypnotik Fuzz, a hand-wired super heavy fuzz that is suited for both bass and guitar. The unit has knobs for Master Volume and Fuzz Level as well as a two-position switch that toggles between two modes. Classic Fuzz mode is described as a vintage tone with a thinner, “trebly” sound. The second mode is...

Dr. No Effects Introduces the Mini Turd Fuzz Pedal
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Dr. No Effects Introduces the Mini Turd Fuzz Pedal

Dr. No Effects has released a smaller version of their Turd fuzz, aptly called the Mini Turd Fuzz. The compact pedal retains the exact same circuit and adds a bonus Fuzz volume to adjust the fuzz gain. Similar to the larger version, the knob is a custom-made foam turd. “It is a heavy and dirty, old-fashioned fuzz equipped with two...

Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping the Cock Fight Plus Wah/Fuzz
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Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping the Cock Fight Plus Wah/Fuzz

Electro-Harmonix has upgraded their Cock Fight to introduce the Cock Fight Plus. The tradition rack and pinion style filter features two distinct wah sounds with a switchable and adjustable fuzz. Its Wah toggle selects between the Crying Tone and the dual formant filter of the Talking Pedal. Bassists will appreciate the Bottom control, which blends in clean bass frequencies to...

Rainger FX Unveils Dwarf Bleep Bass Pedal
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Rainger FX Unveils Dwarf Bleep Bass Pedal

The UK’s Rainger FX has expanded their Dwarf Bass mini-pedal lineup with the Dwarf Bleep Bass. The pedal takes their Dr. Freakenstein Fuzz circuit and enhances it for bass while also adding an 8-bit sound glitching effect from their Dwarf Bleep pedal. It comes with the company’s unique Igor expression pad, which Rainger says gives some interesting and flexible effects....

Amptweaker Expands JR Distortion Series
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Amptweaker Expands JR Distortion Series

Amptweaker has grown their distortion pedal line with several new, compact JR Distortion models. The new set includes the Bass TightFuzz Jr and the Bass BluesFuzz Jr. “Like the other JR pedals, they’re housed in a smaller lightweight ‘phase 90’ sized package, but still include most of the popular tones available with their big brothers,” Amptweaker writes. “The bass versions...

Earthquaker Devices Launches the Erupter Fuzz Pedal
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Earthquaker Devices Launches the Erupter Fuzz Pedal

Earthquaker Devices has announced the Erupter, a classic fuzz with big sounds distilled into a single knob. Designed by Jamie Stillman, the stompbox is described as having “a big low end, but not too mushy, and a biting top end without being too harsh.” “In developing the Erupter, Stillman ‘[used] every trick [he] ever learned’ to craft a fuzz Device...