Fuzzrocious is adding a new pedal to their lineup with a cute name and a monstrous sound. Li’l Fella is a compact and highly versatile overdrive/distortion/fuzz pedal that began as a new version of another of their models.
Damnation Audio has unveiled a new distortion pedal for bass players. The company describes the Curmudgeon 2 as a “solid-state power amp distortion that takes your incoming signal, multiplies it by 1000, and slams it into a simulated power amp.”
Carl Martin has unveiled the next evolution of their Octaswitch with “The Strip,” which they call the smallest and most advanced version yet. The effects loop pedal brings the same features as its predecessors while adding versatility.
After releasing a beta version last month, Source Audio has unleashed the Ultrawave Multiband Bass Processor. The company calls the pedal a “flexible multiband processing toolbox”.
Lehle has added to their line of utility pedals with the Dual Expression and the P-ISO. Each unit is made in Germany and utilizes passive isolation with high signal fidelity.
Wampler Pedals has unveiled their take on a classic distortion pedal from the ’80s with the Ratsbane. It pays homage to the “rodent-based” circuit by recreating its full dynamic range and filter control with a few extra tricks.
SolidGoldFX is throwing things back with their latest pedal called the Imperial MkII. Inspired by the JEN Jumbo fuzz, the pedal has four sliders for controlling your volume, tone, contour, and fuzz.
Cicognani Engineering has released the SexyBoost2, a dual channel tube booster they say is perfect for “pushing the front-end of a tube amp or as a level booster in a loop.”
Dunlop is now shipping the Volume (X)8 volume and expression pedal. Designed with Pedaltrain, the unit has an 8-inch housing and front-mounted jacks optimized for the Pedaltrain Metro series and more.
Electro-Harmonix has announced the Ripped Speaker, a fuzz pedal that pays homage to the very beginnings of distorted bass sounds. The first sound of a distorted stringed instrument was a gnarly Bass VI tone on “Don’t Worry” by Marty Robbins.
Red Panda has updated their Bitmap pedal with version two for 2021. The bitcrusher features fractional bit reduction and sample rate modulation to create lo-fi sounds, and the updated edition adds several features.
Source Audio is gearing up for the big launch of their Ultrawave Multiband Processor, and to warm things up, they’ll be releasing a limited edition beta unit.