Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Effects

Latest News

NAMM 2019: EHX launches the Bass Mono Synth

This compact device equips you with 11 unique bass synths.

NAMM 2019: Supro announces 1313 Delay pedal

An analogue stompbox loaded with bucket brigade chips for deeper, sweeter swells.

NAMM 2019: Nexi Industries and Skunk Anansie’s Ace team up on...

Introducing the Skunkdrive and Octavius.

Reviews

Morley Mark Tremonti, Michael Amott & DJ Ashba Skeleton Mini Wahs...

Morley catches the eye with this trio of limited-edition signature wah-wahs that are intended primarily, but not exclusively, for use with high-gain tones. And one even glows in the dark…

Ernie Ball Expression Overdrive, Expression Tremolo & Ambient Delay Review

We put the treadle to the metal with Ernie Ball’s expressive takes on overdrive, tremolo/reverb and delay as the Californian company expands its hands-free stompbox effects offering…

Pigtronix Philosopher’s Tone Germanium Gold Micro, Bob Weir’s Real Deal &...

The porky pedal maker expands its line-up in three very different directions. But will these diverse pedals – a preamp, a ring modulator and a compressor – bring home the bacon for Pigtronix?

Buyer's Guides

12 new pedals and effects units: January 2019

Our favourite new stompbox announcements, releases and rumours of the past month.

Essential Guides

All About… Potentiometers

Your tone and volume pots can have a significant impact on your sound, but how much do we actually know about what makes those controls work?

All About… Modulation

All About… Boosts

All About… Wah

DIY Workshop

DIY Workshop: Build your own Pedalboard

If none of the pedalboards on the market float your boat, it’s fairly straightforward to make your own – and save a few pennies into the bargain. We put on our woodworking apron and safety goggles…