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Fender Introduces New Effects Including First Bass-Specific Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Fender Introduces New Effects Including First Bass-Specific Pedal

Fender unveiled six new effects pedals featuring original designed circuits at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show. Notable among the new stompboxes is the Downtown Express, which marks the company’s first official bass effects pedal.

Glou-Glou FX Introduces the Pralines Pedal
Pedals & Effects

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 to gated-fuzz, self-oscillation and bass-synth,...

ZVEX Effects Introduces the Vibrophase Pedal
Pedals & Effects

ZVEX Effects Introduces the Vibrophase Pedal

Several years ago, ZVEX Effects created a sort of steampunk effect with the Candela Vibrophase. The candle-powered unit was a vibrato/phaser machined from solid brass and glass. Now they’ve released the effect in a more manageable stompbox format. “The Vibrophase [is] a five-knob four-stage phaser that creates phase and vibrato nuances never heard before,” the company writes. Its controls include...

Dwarfcraft Devices Announces Ghost Fax Phase Computer
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Dwarfcraft Devices Announces Ghost Fax Phase Computer

Dwarfcraft Devices has expanded their line of modulation pedals with the Ghost Fax Phase Computer. They call it “a digital powerhouse that adds exciting new abilities along with the tried and true phaser effects.” The Ghost Fax has four modes – Standard, Manual, Envelope Up and Envelope Down – with three knobs to control the phase sounds: Action, Feedback, and...

Aguilar Amplification Unveils Grape Phaser Bass Pedal
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Aguilar Amplification Unveils Grape Phaser Bass Pedal

Aguilar Amplification has expanded their line of effects at the Winter NAMM Show this year with the Grape Phaser bass pedal. The all-analog pedal is designed for tone and simplicity. “The Grape Phaser provides lush, analog phase shifting courtesy of a simple, two-knob layout,” Aguilar writes. “RATE controls the speed of the modulation while COLOR feeds a portion of the...

Mu-FX Introduces the Phasor 2X Pedal
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Mu-FX Introduces the Phasor 2X Pedal

Mu-FX has expanded their line of effects with the Phasor 2X. The pedal is an enhanced reissue of the Musitronics Mu-Tron Phasor II from the 1970’s and was designed by Musitronics co-founder Mike Beigel. “The Phasor 2X features the same analog electro-optical phase-shift circuitry as the original Mu-Tron Phasor II, with many enhancements,” a press release states. “These include: dual...

Positive Grid Introduces BIAS Modulation Pedal
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Positive Grid Introduces BIAS Modulation Pedal

Positive Grid has expanded their pedal range with the BIAS Modulation. The standalone pedal has nine built-in effects – Chorus, Vibrato, Flanger, Rotary, Phaser, Tremolo, Pan, RingMod and Autoswell – that can be mixed and matched to create unique sounds. It has intensity, depth, and rate controls as well as tap tempo and LFO controls for dialing in your sound...

SolidGoldFX Introduces The Apollo II Phaser Pedal
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SolidGoldFX Introduces The Apollo II Phaser Pedal

SolidGoldFX’s Apollo phaser has been updated to The Apollo II. The stompbox combines an all-analog, four-stage phaser circuit with the company’s tap tempo microprocessor. The Apollo II now has an 11-position detent knob that controls a variety of distinct waveforms. Combined with its three different rhythmic patterns, SolidGoldFX says the pedal offers a vast array of unique phasing options from...

Source Audio Introduces Lunar Phaser, Gemini Chorus, and Mercury Flanger Pedals
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Source Audio Introduces Lunar Phaser, Gemini Chorus, and Mercury Flanger Pedals

After teasing them earlier this year, Source Audio has officially released the Gemini Chorus, Lunar Phaser, and Mercury Flanger. The pedals, which are part of the One Series, are designed to have a streamlined surface with three effect flavors, but can be tweaked down to the nitty gritty using the Source Audio Neuro Mobile App. The app allows for tapping...

Source Audio Now Shipping Soundblox 2 Orbital Modulator
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Source Audio Now Shipping Soundblox 2 Orbital Modulator

Source Audio’s Soundblox 2 lineup has gotten a little spacier with the Orbital Modulator, a combination phaser, flanger, chorus and tremolo pedal designed for both bass and guitar. Housed in a cast-aluminum 4.5? by 4.5? chassis, the new stompbox offers plenty of tweakability with nine adjustable parameters including Depth, Feedback, Delay, Frequency, Volume, LoRetain (Source Audio’s proprietary low-end preserving algorithm),...