Monday, May 27, 2019

Effects

Latest News

Ananashead’s Optotrem is a box of fluttering sounds

It’s the latest addition to Spanish brand’s catalogue of handmade pedals.

Flower Pedals gives you more control over Dandelion Tremolo V2

Same circuitry, more warbly creations.

Reviews

Review: Fender Tre-Verb, Lost Highway Phaser & MTG Tube Distortion

The Fender stompboxes just keep on coming – but do these three multi-talented new units have the sonic chops to match their twiddle-friendly versatility?

Review: Dunlop Siete Santos Octavio Fuzz & Jerry Cantrell Cry Baby...

These hefty chunks of engineering have been launched in honour of two very different artists in Billy Gibbons and Jerry Cantrell, but they both have the same job: to help you rock like a mutha.

Review: Walrus Audio Slö Multi Texture Reverb

A handwired box of dreamlike reverb flavours for the unhurried texturenaut. Time to tune up, turn up and zone out…

Buyer's Guides

Eight best wah pedals in 2019

Put the treadle to the metal with our guide to the best wah pedals in the business.

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

How to 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…