As bass players, we love to pile on the low end. However, too much activity in the low register – especially with fuzzes and octavers – can muddy your sound. Zorg Effects released a new pedal called the Küth that will help clean up that mess.
Boss’s Waza Craft family of pedals has gotten another member with the FZ-1W Fuzz. The new pedal has standard Level, Fuzz, and Tone controls as well as a special switch for Vintage or Modern voicings.
Electro-Harmonix has introduced the Intelligent Harmony Machine, a pitch shifter that can generate single note, diatonic harmonies, intervals, and secondary options.
Genzler Amplification has introduced the re/Q dual function EQ Pedal, which marks their second pedal in a line designed by Jeff Genzler and former Genz Benz engineer Andy Field.
Kernom has unveiled a new pedal called Ridge, which they call the “first augmented analog overdrive pedal.” The circuitry includes their new Analog Morphing Core that is a new approach to clipping circuits.
Dunlop’s popular Cry Baby series just got a new model with the Justin Chancellor Wah. The Tool bassist’s new signature pedal actually has three effects baked in with a custom midrange filter, a custom wah circuit, and a vintage fuzz.
Boss’s line of loopers has gotten even bigger with the introduction of the RC-600 Loop Station. The floor unit has multiple inputs with six stereo phrase tracks, nine assignable footswitches, three pedal modes, and loads of connectivity.
Electro-Harmonix has updated their Memory Man delay/chorus/vibrato pedal with the Nano Deluxe Memory Man. The company’s founder Mike Matthews says it’s more in a smaller package.
Crazy Tube Circuits has updated its pedal lineup with the Golden Ratio Compressor (Phi) V2. The new version includes three separate compressor circuits that can be accessed with the flip of a toggle switch.
Fuzzrocious Pedals has unveiled the Electric Ocean, a pedal that combines fuzz and phaser effects into one unit. It’s the company’s first foray into phasers and takes its cues from a vintage circuit.
Mattoverse’s newest pedal may be called “Just a Phase,” but the company says it’s much more than just another phaser. The three-knob stompbox features an all-analog signal path with eight digitally-controlled waveforms.
Eventide has expanded its line of effects pedals with the TriceraChorus. Inspired by the Tri-Stereo Chorus of the late ’70s and early ’80s, the pedal combines stereo bucket brigade-style chorusing with their MicroPitch detuning.