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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
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
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
This month is drawing to a close, and we have had another exciting month of gear both new and old – Here are the 10 best new arrivals for this month! 1. Our Taylor Custom Builds We posted a blog about these guitars at the beginning of January so we’ll be quick here: Sound Affects Turns 10 this year, and to commemorate this milestone, we specified three custom builds from Taylor. Director Tim went over to California to the El Cajon factory, where he spent the day with master luthier, Andy Powers.... Read More
The men and women at JHS Pedals in the USA have had a very busy NAMM 2018 so far. With the announcement of five new and updated pedals in their range. As far as the updated pedals go, here’s the lowdown on what’s changed and what’s not with the Panther Cub Delay V2, the Emperor Chorus V2 and the Unicorn Vibe V2 compared to their older, larger counterparts: First up, the Panther Cub V2 (below): This now little pedal packs quite a bit of technological wizardry in its tiny frame.... Read More