Red Witch Pedals has teamed up with Reverb to release the Seraphina, a limited-edition handmade fuzz/octave up pedal. Described as unlike anything the company has done before, the unit is built using four germanium diodes, WIma capacitors, and more.
RPS Effects has unveiled the Arcade Machine, a PLL-based analog synthesizer and harmonizer pedal. As you can guess by the title, it gets your instrument to sound like an old school video game soundtrack.
Catalinbread has announced a new limited edition pedal called the Blood Donor, which is a revamped version of their Katzenkonig that is made for a cause.
After teasing the pedal at NAMM in January, Fuzzrocious Pedals has launched their latest pedal called Croak. The unit is an expressive double filter fuzz.
Stone Deaf FX has introduced the Noise Reaper, a noise gate pedal designed for line-level instruments, guitars, and basses. The pedal evolved from the gate circuits used in their Warp Drive and Fig Fumb pedals.
Caroline Guitar Company has announced the Megabyte delay, which builds onto their Kilobyte delay by adding a tap-tempo function via a footswitch. The pedal is a collaboration with John Snyder at Electronic Audio Experiments and Scott McCombs at McCohms Labs.
MOD Devices has unveiled its latest creation, called the MOD Dwarf. The unit is a powerful and compact effect processor with an open platform for “platform for effects, amp simulations, cabinets, virtual instruments, synthesizers, and MIDI utilities.”
ZVEX Effects has just released a special run of their Fuzz Factory 7 utilizing two NOS 1960s 2N404 germanium transistors. Created during the COVID-19 pandemic, the new pedal was hand-assembled at home by the ZVEX crew and has a raw aluminum enclosure.
Earthquaker Devices has updated its Afterneath reverb pedal for 2020 with a third version. The pedal’s latest update adds an expression control for the “Drag” features and operates nine different modes with a new Mode knob.
TC Electronic’s TonePrint technology allows users flexibility in their pedals by beaming presets and tweaking parameters. So far it’s been available for most of their pedal types, but now they’ve created the Plethora X5 pedal board that centers around the technology.
Arkham Sound has expanded its line of preamps with the Oracle, a tube-driven preamp centered around their full EQ. That includes a James Tonestack with gain, treble, and bass controls as well as a range knob that sweep’s the tonestacks midpoint.
After releasing the Stella last year, BecosFX has expanded their lineup of compressor pedals with the CompIQ Twain. The unit is a dual-band/stacked compressor and limiter that the company says forges a new path in the realm of compressors.