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Effects Pedals

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

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

18/01/2019
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What we are looking forward to at NAMM 2019!

It’s that time of year! Guitarists worldwide are itching to make a new purchase but at the same time holding off to see what new products are going to be announced. In under two weeks the Anaheim Convention Center will open its doors for Namm 2019. For those of you who don’t know, Namm is the worlds largest trade-only event for music products and technology located in Anaheim California. We are pleased to announce that we will be attending Namm for the 2nd year looking for exciting new products and... Read More

28/12/2018

Top Pedals of 2018

The world of pedals never stops. It’s a constant quest for new sounds, ideas and upgrades on the classics that we know and love. 2018 has seen some fantastic releases from some of our favourite pedal brands, so in no particular order, here’s our list of Top Pedals of 2018. JHS started the year strongly by releasing a quintet of pedals including updated versions of the Panther Cub delay, Emperor chorus and Unicorn vibe, as well as the popular Andy Timmons AT Overdrive and Boost. But the one that really... Read More

05/04/2018
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The Secret History of Guitar Effects Pedals

A Short History The sound of a guitar -as pure as it is- has been modified by performers for decades. The first amplifiers & portable PA systems came out in the 1920’s but were not originally intended for the guitar. Trumpets and trombones in the brass section ruled the roost in big bands of the time, pushing the guitar aside until it founds its voice with amplification. Unfortunately the first amplifiers didn’t sound so great, producing a very thin, almost reed like tone (think wet fart down a broken Clarinet,... Read More

09/03/2017

Announcing: Strymon Sunset Dual Overdrive

INTRODUCING THE STRYMON SUNSET DUAL OVERDRIVE The Sunset Dual OD provides six classic circuits – and effectively two pedals! – in the space of a single Strymon enclosure. With two channels, three circuits per side, it makes for a versatile pice of kit for any OD lover. Each side has been designed by Strymon to function perfectly well solo, or they can be routed to work together and create huge tones with their complimentary voicings. Split between Channel A and B, the circuits are placed as follows: A: Ge   –   Texas  ... Read More