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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...

Crazy Tube Circuits Unveils the Locomotive Tube Bass Overdrive Pedal
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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 that can produce from a...

Earthquaker Devices Introduces Westwood Translucent Drive Manipulator
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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 boost at lower settings, to...

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...

Darkglass Electronics Updates Microtubes B3K and Microtubes B7K Pedals
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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 clarity,” Darkglass writes. “You can...

Electro-Harmonix Now Shipping the Hot Wax Dual Overdrive Pedal
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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 Blend knob allows you to...

Fuzzrocious Pedals Announces the LunaReclipse Pedal
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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 2:00 and allow a pair...

Hartke Gets Back On The Attack With the New Bass Attack 2 Preamp/DI with OD
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Hartke Gets Back On The Attack With the New Bass Attack 2 Preamp/DI with OD

Hartke has introduced the new Bass Attack 2 pedal, which combines Hartke’s classic preamp circuitry with thick overdrive tones and a low-noise direct box into a rugged zinc die cast stompbox design. It’s the ultimate tool for both live bass performance and studio recording. This second generation of the Hartke Bass Attack offers unique preamp tone sculpting capabilities. The stompbox...

KHDK Electronics Unveils the Abyss Bass Overdrive Pedal
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KHDK Electronics Unveils the Abyss Bass Overdrive Pedal

Kirk Hammett’s KHDK Electronics has introduced the Abyss Bass Overdrive, a pedal they describe as versatile for ultimate control over your tone. “It provides a warm, tube-like boost and a subtle crunchy overdrive which is perfect for rhythm playing,” they write. “For a more powerful rhythm or soloing, the “hi” setting adds saturation, sustain, low end and compression.” The secret...

Old Blood Noise Endeavours Announces Fault Overdrive/Distortion Pedal
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Old Blood Noise Endeavours Announces Fault Overdrive/Distortion Pedal

Oklahoma’s Old Blood Noise Endeavours has unveiled the Fault, a flexible overdrive/distortion pedal. It features dual gain stages, with a footswitch to kick in the second gain. The Fault also has a three-band active EQ for further tonal tweaking. Check out this clip of the Fault on guitar, bass, drums, and synth: The Old Blood Noise Endeavours Fault has true...

Greuter Audio Unveils the Fuller Drive Pedal
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Greuter Audio Unveils the Fuller Drive Pedal

Switzerland’s Greuter Audio has expanded their line of effects with the Fuller Drive. Described as a “very expressive low-to-mid-gain overdrive,” the pedal features a discrete JFET circuit design that they say makes it act like a good tube amp. “The basic idea was to build an overdrive pedal that can produce the break-up point we love in tube amplifiers,” Greuter...

Ampeg Now Shipping Classic Preamp and Scrambler Overdrive Pedals
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Ampeg Now Shipping Classic Preamp and Scrambler Overdrive Pedals

After introducing the pedals at the Winter NAMM Show this year, Ampeg is now shipping the Classic analog bass preamp and Scrambler bass overdrive. The all-analog stomp boxes are compact effects derived from the larger SCR-DI. The Classic offers up the company’s 3-band EQ complete with Ultra Lo and Ultra Hi shelving switches for dialing in your tone. A volume...