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Effects Pedals

18/07/2019
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One Knob Wonder Pedals!

Sometimes you don’t want to be over faced with choice and the order of the day is a swift dive in at the deep end. While it’s always nice to be able to pick from an infinite choice of tones and settings, occasionally you have a sound in your head that you want to get to as quickly as possible. That’s where single-knob guitar pedals can have the edge over multi-control effects. In this post, we will look at some of the most interesting options available.   EarthQuaker Devices Erupter... Read More

11/07/2019
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2 Brand New BOSS Pedals Just Announced!

BOSS RC-10R RHYTHM LOOP STATION Song-Based Looper and Smart Rhythm Machine for Modern Music Creators CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER Hamamatsu, Japan, July 11th, 2019 — BOSS introduces the RC-10R Rhythm Loop Station, the latest addition to its long-running family of Loop Station products. Combining song-based looping, organic rhythms, and class-leading sound in a compact package, the RC-10R gives musicians an expressive new tool for developing ideas and making stage performances more dynamic and compelling. Designed for in-the-moment music creation, the RC-10R brings loops and rhythms together in a powerful, interactive... Read More

24/05/2019
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Eight Of The Best Overdrive Pedals

Overdrives. There are hundreds. But which have risen to the top like tone-shaping croutons in an otherwise confusing bowl of soup? Some classics have maintained a presence in the Google searches of new guitarists everywhere, while new models nip at the heels of these pedalboard stalwarts. Here we will take a look at both and hopefully clear a path through the undergrowth.   Fulltone OCD Both a favourite of reviewers and players alike, the Fulltone OCD has become one of the most popular overdrive pedals on the market. Contrary to... Read More

19/03/2019
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Six New Fender Effects Pedals Revealed At NAMM 2019!

Here’s what Fender had to say about their six new effects pedals: MTG Tube Distortion Many pedals try to emulate the sound of tube breakup; we decided instead of emulating tube distortion, we’d use actual vacuum tubes and give you the real deal in a compact pedal. The heart of the MTG’s design is a NOS (New Old Stock) US-made 6205 preamp tube. 3-Band EQ with Tight control and switchable boost—with its own Level and Boost controls—makes it easy to dial-in just the right sound. “Co-designed with Bruce Egnater, the... Read More

05/03/2019

DOWNLOAD: Line 6 Helix Jimi Hendrix Preset

Our good friend Andy Hillier has created an awesome Jimi Hendrix preset for the Line 6 Helix. You can download the preset here and watch how it was created in the following video. This preset will give you classic ‘Wind Cries Mary’ cleans to ‘Purple Haze’ Octaver fuzz tones. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PRESET

05/03/2019

DOWNLOAD: Line 6 Helix Slash Sweet Child O’ Mine Preset

Andy has been at it again and created an iconic artist tone for the Line 6 Helix.  This time he has re-created the Sweet Child O’ Mine lead guitar tones.  Want to sound like Slash? Well now you can… Download the presets below and watch the video to see how they were created.  INTRO – CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PRESET SOLO – CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PRESET

5 New JHS NAMM 2019 pedals, Whitey Tighty Mini Compressor, The Clover Preamp, Active A/B/Y, Summing Amp, Switchback, NAMM 2019 24/01/2019
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Five New JHS Pedals Revealed At NAMM 2019!

  The Whitey Tighty – Mini Compressor JHS Pedals is proud to present the Whitey Tighty compressor, their take on the classic effect that no one may ever know is on, but when it’s off you feel like your pants are down. The Whitey Tighty is as simple as it gets while never getting in the way. At only 1”x3”, you’ll save so much space on your pedal board that you’ll be able to add to your wardrobe of effects with ease. And with the ability to blend in compression... Read More

23/01/2019
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Xotic Announces Two New Pedals For NAMM 2019!

The Xotic Effects Super Clean Buffer (SCB) and Super Sweet Booster (SSB) are the latest editions to the Xotic Effects Family!   Super Clean Buffer   The Xotic Super Clean Buffer (SCB) is designed especially with the purist guitar player “plug straight into a great amp” in mind. The SCB is incorporated with a high-performance Class A preamplifier built around the famous JRC4558 chip. While it is on the buffer mode, it only uses a discrete circuit for the most open and wide spectrum tone. The SCB offers a robust... Read More