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Zorg Effects Unveils the Glorious Basstar 2 Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Zorg Effects Unveils the Glorious Basstar 2 Pedal

France’s Zorg Effects has updated their flagship bass pedal with the Glorious Basstar 2. New features include a vertical enclosure with top-mounted jacks and an optional soft switch relay true bypass. It still retains its sonic features with a three-band overdrive. “It cuts the signal in three frequencies bands: bass/mids/trebles,” Zorg writes. “Each band can then be saturated independently and...

Adventure Audio Unveils Glacial Zenith II Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Adventure Audio Unveils Glacial Zenith II Pedal

Adventure Audio has expanded their pedal lineup with the Glacial Zenith II, which is an overdrive pedal they say “guitar, bass, and electric keyboard players the ability to shape their tone they way they hear it in their head.” This is accomplished by allowing the three components of the unit – a drive, a 3-band EQ, and a boost –...

Zander Circuitry Introduces Foxxton Woods Fuzz and Surplus Overdrive Pedals
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Zander Circuitry Introduces Foxxton Woods Fuzz and Surplus Overdrive Pedals

Zander Circuitry has introduced two new pedals called the Foxxton Woods Fuzz and the Surplus Overdrive. Each of the pedals is described as being highly tweakable with wide versatility without losing user-friendliness. “The Foxxton Woods ‘Upper Octave Fuzz Generator’, a high-gain fuzz inspired by the insane octave fuzz boxes of the 70s,” Zander writes. “And the Surplus ‘Elemental Overdriver’, a...

Free The Tone Introduces the Black Vehicle Bass Overdrive Pedal
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Free The Tone Introduces the Black Vehicle Bass Overdrive Pedal

Free the Tone has unveiled the Black Vehicle, a bass overdrive that is part of their 15th anniversary project called the Integrated Series. Described as having a wide range of “amp like” sounds, the pedal includes a unique new circuit called the Holistic Tonal Solution. “The HTS circuit prevents a thin sound, makes the texture of the sounds from the...

Yellowcake Pedals Introduces the Furry and Fried Dual Overdrive Pedal
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Yellowcake Pedals Introduces the Furry and Fried Dual Overdrive Pedal

Alabama’s Yellowcake Pedals has combined two of their pedals to create the Furry and Fried. The left side of the pedal is their Furry Burrito fuzz/overdrive while the right contains their Fried Gold light/medium overdrive. “[The Furry Burrito is] a versatile overdrive/fuzz pedal that ranges from a nice, warm overdrive to a saturated fuzz that produces that Muff-like sustain,” the...

Mistweaver Effects Introduces Two New Pedals
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Mistweaver Effects Introduces Two New Pedals

Mistweaver Effects has launched their product line with two pedals: the Serpent Fuzz and the Forestry Overdrive. Made in Singapore, each unit is inspired by vintage gear with a twist. The Serpent Fuzz is described as a take on the Green Russian Big Muff Pi with modern and functional upgrades. “The Serpent provides that throaty powerful saturation with lots of...

Keeley Electronics Introduces the Aria Compressor and Overdrive Pedal
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Keeley Electronics Introduces the Aria Compressor and Overdrive Pedal

Keeley Electronics has expanded their pedal lineup with the Aria Compressor and Overdrive, a pedal that brings together their Keeley Compressor with their classic Red Dirt Overdrive pedals. Each side of the pedal allows for flexible routing and different setup situations. A switch allows for changing the order of the effects in the pedal’s signal path, plus the pedal comes...

Zorg Effects Announces the Small Basstar Overdrive Pedal
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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 sound and superb attack clarity.”...

Beetronics Introduces the Royal Jelly Overdrive/Fuzz Blender
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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. “The presets allow the player...

Alexander Pedals Introduces The Defender
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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 with octaves included,” the company...