Effects

Latest News

Crazy Tube Circuits introduces the Falcon

An overdrive pedal modelled after two legendary amps.

Fuzzrocious releases the Heliotropic

It’s the brand’s take on Failure’s heavy fuzz bass tone.

Mad Professor debuts the Loud’n Proud

This compact unit replicates the tone of vintage Marshall amps.

Reviews

Meris Ottobit Jr and Mercury7 Review

Meris is a new name in digital effects, but its credentials are impressive. We get to grips with two units that promise two interesting flavours.

Fuzzrocious Cat King & Blast Furnace Review

New Jersey boutique builder Fuzzrocious offers no-compromise effects pedals for the sonic pugilist.

ThorpyFX The Dane Review

YouTube lickmeister ‘Danish Pete’ Honoré has given his name to an overdrive/boost pedal from one of our favourite indie builders.

Buyer's Guides

25 new pedals and effects units: December 2018

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…