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  • DSM Noisemaker Announces the OmniCabSim Mini Pedal

    DSM Noisemaker Announces the OmniCabSim Mini Pedal

    DSM Noisemaker has announced the OmniCabSim Mini, a compact pedal that continues their line of cabinet simulators. It has controls for amp gain, level, texture, resonance, and cab size. “The Cab Size switch options are Combo and Stack for guitar use, while Fridge is selected for bass use to get that tight and punchy low-end... »

  • Earthquaker Devices Unveils the Black Ash Endangered Fuzz Pedal

    Earthquaker Devices Unveils the Black Ash Endangered Fuzz Pedal

    Earthquaker Devices has unveiled a new pedal called the Black Ash Endangered Fuzz. Limited to 1,500 units worldwide, the fuzz is a take on the “three-knob” Tone Bender that is built with rare components. “It uses a highly curated selection of premium components including paper-in-oil capacitors and half-watt carbon composition resistors from EarthQuaker Devices president... »

  • 3Leaf Audio Unveils the Chromatron Pedal

    3Leaf Audio Unveils the Chromatron Pedal

    3Leaf Audio has expanded their pedal lineup with the Chromatron, a state variable filter that is the result of “10 years tweaking, refining, and reimagining.” “It is an optically-controlled analog filter that can switch between envelope control and manual control via expression pedal with the push of a button,” the company explains. “The envelope detector... »

  • Mythos Pedals Introduces Ghostbusters-Inspired Positron Collider Fuzz Pedal

    Mythos Pedals Introduces Ghostbusters-Inspired Positron Collider Fuzz Pedal

    Mythos Pedals unveiled the limited edition Positron Collider Fuzz, a pedal inspired by props from the Ghostbusters movie. Mythos says the project began as a take on the Ram’s Head circuit, but quickly expanded its scope. “The Positron Collider features a highly modified circuit that allows for a huge variety of sounds perfect for any... »

  • Glou-Glou FX Introduces the Pralines Pedal

    Glou-Glou FX Introduces the Pralines Pedal

    France’s Glou-Glou FX has introduced a new filter/modulation/fuzz pedal called Pralines. Designed for guitar and bass, it has four independently controlled parallel filters that the company says offers a new approach to sound shaping. “Pralines can cover an extremely broad range of effects,” they write. “From classic modulation sounds like phaser, flanger, vibrato, or rotary-speaker... »

  • Catalinbread Introduces the NiCompressor Pedal

    Catalinbread Introduces the NiCompressor Pedal

    Catalinbread has expanded their line of pedals with the NiCompressor. Inspired by the vintage Loco Box “The Choker” compressor, the new stompbox is described as offering “exceptional compression dynamics while keeping higher-frequencies intact.” Alongside Gain, Compression, and volume controls, the NiCompressor has Bass and Treble knobs for extra tone shaping. Its all-analog design is FET... »

  • MXR Unveils 10th Anniversary Carbon Copy Analog Delay Pedal

    MXR Unveils 10th Anniversary Carbon Copy Analog Delay Pedal

    It’s been 10 years since MXR released their Carbon Copy analog delay pedal, and they’re celebrating with a 10th-anniversary edition. The pedal will come in a lightweight aluminum housing in a metallic silver finish. “It’s got all the same Carbon Copy goodness that made it famous,” they write. “Use the Delay and Regen controls to... »

  • Line 6 Introduces the HX Stomp Multi-Effects Processor

    Line 6 Introduces the HX Stomp Multi-Effects Processor

    Line 6 has unveiled the Step Beyond HX Stomp, a multi-effects processor for guitar and bass that models the sounds of their Helix amps, cabs, and effects in one pedal. It utilizes the same technology as their Helix processor, which allows the unit to run up to six processing blocks at once. “HX Stomp is... »

  • Ananashead Effects Unveils the Blend Bass Drive Pedal

    Ananashead Effects Unveils the Blend Bass Drive Pedal

    Spain’s Ananashead Effects has added to their line of bass pedals with the Blend Bass Drive. The new stompbox is described as emulating a classic overdrive from the 1970s while adding a clean signal blend. “The Blend Bass Drive is based on the DOD250, modified for bass and allowing more low frequencies with a clean... »

  • Source Audio Introduces the True Spring Reverb Pedal

    Source Audio Introduces the True Spring Reverb Pedal

    Source Audio has expanded their pedal lineup with the True Spring Reverb. The compact, stereo pedal is described as pairing spring reverb simulations with organic tremolo effects. “Our two-man engineering team of Bob Chidlaw and Jesse Remignanti put years of collective man-hours into capturing every nuance and idiosyncrasy of the spring reverb and tremolo effects... »