MXR has unveiled a new pedal called the Clone Looper. The minimalist design has two footswitches to toggle between recording and play/stop, but that doesn’t reflect all of its capabilities.
Fuzzrocious Pedals and Electronic Audio Experiments have teamed up for their first collaboration. The resulting pedal is called the Wicked Jawn, which includes slang from each of the builders’ local cities.
Quilter Labs has introduced a new device for bassists called the InterBass. The pedal-sized enclosure is described as a “bass interconnectivity system” and aims to be the solution for modern bassists.
TC Electronic has expanded its line of pedals with the Hall of Fame 2×4 Reverb. The pedal builds on their existing Hall of Fame pedal with four pressure-sensitive footswitches that let you quickly change presets.
After selling out the initial run in a matter of hours, SUNN O))) and EarthQuaker Devices have teamed up again for a second edition of the Life Pedal. The unit is an octave fuzz and distortion used to make SUNN O)))’s last album, “Life Metal.”
Sennheiser has released a new entry-level wireless system for guitar and bass. The XSW-D Pedalboard Set works on 2.4 GHz for worldwide operation and comes with a transmitter and a pedalboard-style receiver. The receiver also doubles as a tuner.
Fuzzrocious Pedals has unveiled the fifth iteration of their Cicada Fuzz, which is produced in limited numbers each year. Version five of the tremolo-fuzz pedal is limited to 17 units in homage to the 17 Year Periodical Cicada.
TWA has announced the Side Step, which is a variable-state, tap-tempo low-frequency oscillator. It’s designed to be used to control “practically any device with an expression input and/or +5V control voltage source.”
Darkglass Electronics has introduced the Microtube X Ultra, which they say “greatly expands” on the versatility of their Microtubes X7 pedal. It has all the same controls as its predecessor but adds four key components.
Spiral Electric FX unveiled the new White Spiral Boost at Summer NAMM this year. The pedal, designed by former DOD/Digitech creative Tom Cram, is a light JFET boost “with a few tricks up its sleeve.”
Foxgear has expanded their pedal lineup with the Ballade, a chorus pedal that revives the sound of the ’80s.
Canada’s Retro-Sonic has expanded their effects palette with a flanger pedal based on the late seventies “18v Electric Mistress.” It uses the same BBD path as the original, though some upgrades make it more usable.