ZVEX Effects has launched the latest in their Fuzz Factory 7 fuzz pedals with the USA Vexter Fuzz Factory 7. The latest edition of the stompbox utilizes two NOS 1960s GT308 germanium transistors.
Way Huge has added a new pedal to their Smalls lineup that they say is not for those who play it safe. The Way Huge Smalls Attack Vector Phaser & Envelope pedal combines the two into a single unit that delivers “fifty shades of rude.”
Genzler Amplification has expanded its product lineup with the Magellan Pre, an analog bass preamp and direct box. The model brings the preamp and feature set of their Magellan bass amps into an on-the-go pedal format.
Fuzzrocious Pedals has revived its Dark Driving overdrive and distortion pedal with a third version. What started as a one-knob stompbox has grown into a more flexible tonal device that is still able to capture the original Dark Driving pedal’s sounds.
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Coppersound has updated its Telegraph Pedal for 2022 with version 2. Fitted with all-metal hardware, the kill/stutter pedal retains the original’s design aspects but has a brand-new circuit.
After years of being discontinued, Darkglass Electronics has reintroduced the Duality pedal as the DFZ. The new pedal has the same circuitry while being housed in the same streamlined concept as their recent B1K.
Eventide has launched a new flagship pedal with the H90 Harmonizer. Building upon their H9, the new unit features 62 effects with a comprehensive I/O and flexible routing for a wide palette of sounds.
Drybell has added a new compressor pedal to their lineup with the Module 4. The unit is a modern take on the vintage Dan Armstrong Orange Squeezer of the ’70s but also has a “full frequency” mode by pressing an orange button.
JET Pedals has released the Red Sea, a new analog utility pedal that offers complex signal routing options. The routing matrix allows for stereo and mono signal options for live performance that the company says has only been found in a studio environment.
Boss has reimagined the SL-20 Slicer into a more user-friendly pedal format called the SL-2 Slicer. The unit chops sound into unique percussive patterns with output options to create grooves in stereo, the company says.
Aguilar Musical Instruments has unleashed a new distortion/fuzz pedal called the Storm King. Named after Storm King Mountain in the Hudson Valley, the micro pedal draws from the Tone Hammer amp’s drive circuit but is pushed to the limits.