The best guitar pedals to buy in 2021: 16 best tremolo pedals

Looking for a tremolo pedal? Luckily, the pedal world is full to the brim with great effects aimed at every budget and every style.
Pedals of 2021

The biggest names in effects tell us what they have planned for 2021

With 2021 likely to be another strange year for many of us, we caught up with the great and the good of the effects world.
Pedals of 2021

How the pedal industry has thrived in 2020

Despite everything else that’s been going on in the world, effects pedal builders have been seeing record sales and huge successes during the pandemic – here’s how they did it.
Stone Deaf's QBoost

Stone Deaf FX launches the QBoost

Combining a versatile preamp with a parametric frequency booster
Stone Deaf Noise Reaper

Review: Stone Deaf Noise Reaper

British indie pedal-builder Stone Deaf believes in high gain without the pain of a high noise floor, so the Noise Reaper is here to slam the gate on your background bedlam.
Stone Deaf Noise Reaper

Stone Deaf Fx releases the Noise Reaper, a one-knob noise gate

Boasting simple one-knob operation and an effects loop.
stonedeaf pdf1x

Stone Deaf unveils the limited-edition PDF-1X

Updated distortion pedal marks the manufacturer’s 10th anniversary.

Stone Deaf PDF-2 & EP-1 Expression Pedal Review

Can the addition of an expression pedal turn an EQ-filtering overdrive into some kind of secret analogue multi-effects unit?

Stone Deaf Syncopy Review

The British master of fairground-lit pedals with analogue sound and digital control has turned its attention to bucket-brigade delay. And as Richard Purvis finds out, it has hidden talents…

Builder Profile: Stone Deaf

UK company Stone Deaf Effects & Amplification builds innovative stompboxes that have graced the boards of some of the biggest stars in rock. Main man Luke Hilton explains tells the story of the firm’s rapid growth and idiosyncratic designs…


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