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  • Zorg Effects Announces the Small Basstar Overdrive Pedal

    Zorg Effects Announces the Small Basstar Overdrive Pedal

    France’s Zorg Effects has introduced a simplified version of their flagship Glorious Basstar pedal called the Small Basstar. Designed for bass and guitar, the multi-band overdrive splits your signal into bass and treble bands with a three-way switch to the frequency that separates them. Zorg says on bass it offers “precision, gnarl, huge gain, big... »

  • Beetronics Introduces the Royal Jelly Overdrive/Fuzz Blender

    Beetronics Introduces the Royal Jelly Overdrive/Fuzz Blender

    Beetronics has introduced the Royal Jelly, a handmade overdrive and fuzz blender pedal that sits in their Royal series. The unit allows for running two circuits in parallel so you can blend them together or use them like two separate pedals. Two blend presets called the King and Queen give quick access to different sounds.... »

  • 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... »

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

    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,... »

  • Crazy Tube Circuits Unveils the Locomotive Tube Bass Overdrive Pedal

    Crazy Tube Circuits Unveils the Locomotive Tube Bass Overdrive Pedal

    Crazy Tube Circuits is expanding their bass effects line with the Locomotive. Debuting at the Winter NAMM Show, the pedal will offer real tube overdrive to players. “[The Locomotive features] a 12AY7 tube for warm organic tube grind with excellent touch sensitivity and dynamic response,” Crazy Tube writes. “We provided a wide range of gain... »

  • Earthquaker Devices Introduces Westwood Translucent Drive Manipulator

    Earthquaker Devices Introduces Westwood Translucent Drive Manipulator

    Earthquaker Devices has introduced the Westwood, a pedal they describe as “a mild mannered light-to medium-gain translucent overdrive manipulator.” Its EQ section includes Treble and Bass controls with up to 20 dB of cut/boost while its drive section offers a host of tones. “The Westwood’s Drive control sets the level of gain for a near-clean... »

  • 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... »

  • Darkglass Electronics Updates Microtubes B3K and Microtubes B7K Pedals

    Darkglass Electronics Updates Microtubes B3K and Microtubes B7K Pedals

    Darkglass Electronics has refreshed their flagship B3K and B7K pedals for 2017. The Microtubes B7K v2 and Microtubes B3K v2 retain their core circuitry for the Darkglass tone while upgrading features. “Fundamentally the Microtubes B3K is the same pedal we designed nearly a decade ago, aimed to give you a perfect combination of brutality and... »

  • Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping the Hot Wax Dual Overdrive Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping the Hot Wax Dual Overdrive Pedal

    Electro-Harmonix has combined their Hot Tubes and Crayon overdrive pedals to create the Hot Wax Dual Overdrive. Each side of the pedal can be used independently with their own footswitches or stacked for extra dirt. Both circuits have their own Volume and Drive knobs while a master EQ controls tone for the whole output. A... »

  • Fuzzrocious Pedals Announces the LunaReclipse Pedal

    Fuzzrocious Pedals Announces the LunaReclipse Pedal

    The innovative minds at Fuzzrocious Pedals revealed their latest invention at the Summer NAMM show this year with the LunaReclipse. It centers around a 12-position rotary that features twelve unique ways to clip your signal. “If you want a more vintage distortion/overdrive sound out of your modern, high gain distortion, turn the lunaReclipse rotary to... »