Effects

beetronics royal jelly

Beetronics Royal Jelly Review

A hand-made, twin-channel anger box with a sting in the tail by a groundbreaking young company.
Mooer black truck

Mooer Black Truck Review

The champion of cheeky miniature pedals has loaded a bunch of effects into one rock-minded unit. Richard Purvis gets behind the wheel for some mini monster trucking…
WAlrus Audio DEFCON4

Walrus Audio Defcon4 Review

A three-band EQ/boost with achingly cool 1980s stylings designed in collaboration with singer-songwriter Ryan Adams.

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?

Electro-Harmonix Oceans 11 & Op-Amp Big Muff Pi Review

EHX debuts a multi-layered reverb with a twist, and a Pumpkin spice Big Muff with circuitry courtesy of Billy Corgan himself. Michael Watts fires up his ice-cream van and heads to the desert…

Keeley El Rey Dorado Distortion & Aria Compressor Review

The godfather of the indie stompbox boom keeps the good times rolling with a Brit-voiced distortion and a two-in-one overdrive/compressor… Richard Purvis says let there be rock.

Fender Engager Boost, Full Moon Distortion & The Pelt Fuzz Review

Fender’s intriguing new range of stompboxes just got a little bigger with the addition of a clean boost, distortion and fuzz.

Walrus Audio Emissary Review

It promises a ‘sinus-clearing experience’ for your tone, but will this anatomically-themed dual booster from Oklahoma boutique mavericks Walrus get the blood pumping for Richard Purvis?
Bee tronics Whoctahell Octahive

Beetronics FX OctaHive & WhoctaHell

Californian indie pedal builder Beetronics promises honey-sweet tones fit for a queen – so will these two drop-dead gorgeous octave fuzzes get Richard Purvis buzzing?

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…
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