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Category Archives: Guitar Effects

Guitar effects covers the latest news about stomp boxes, or guitar effects pedals, as well as guitar rack effects Including the AXE FX and floor effects units and controllers.

Gear demo: Xotic USA SP Compressor

Written on June 28, 2015 at 11:58 pm, by Jon


I was first introduced to the Xotic USA SP Compressor watching the excellent YouTube channel Daniel TheGigRig, in case you haven’t seen Daniel’s videos please check out his channel as Daniel really knows his stuff and is the creator …

MXR Carbon Copy Bright Exclusive From Pro Guitar Shop

Written on June 27, 2015 at 11:23 am, by Jon


I love Pro Guitar Shop’s exclusive pedals, they take popular pedals and tweak them to give a new angle on a classic design. In this case they have taken the MXR Carbon Copy which is known for it’s warm analog …

Black Cat Pedals introduces the N-Fuzz

Written on June 17, 2015 at 9:50 pm, by Jon

black cat fuzz
Black Cat Pedals is pleased to announce the Black Cat N-Fuzz, the latest legacy product from the original line created by Fred Bonte. The N-Fuzz is based on the Fuzz channel of the Black Cat OD-Fuzz, but has been modified …

Line 6 Announce Their Next Generation Effects & Amp Modelling Unit – Helix

Written on June 15, 2015 at 9:08 pm, by Jon

So I’m a bit slow reporting on this but Line 6 snuck the news out of their next generation multi effects unit Helix a few days ago and I have to say it looks really nice. Line 6 have been …

Magnetic Effects Solar Bender Fuzz Pedal

Written on May 27, 2015 at 9:38 pm, by Jon

magnetic_solar_bender
The Solar Bender is an enhanced clone of the famous Tonebender MK II fuzz complete with NOS PNP germanium transistors, Bias control and Reverse Polarity Circuit.

Take it away Gearmandude!

Press release
Magnetic Effects are pleased to release the MK …

Catalinbread Fuzzrite

Written on May 24, 2015 at 11:53 pm, by Jon

catalinbread fuzzrite
The Catalinbread Fuzzrite is a faithful reproduction of the classic Fuzzrite sound that can be heard on The Ventures’ “2,000 Pound Bee”, Iron Butterfly’s “In-A-Gada-Da-Vida”, to the Black Keys. “The Fuzzrite has a rich history of taking guitar tones to …

Strymon DIG – Dual Digital Delay

Written on May 20, 2015 at 9:05 pm, by Jon

strymon dig
Strymon are back with their latest effect, the Strymon DIG. The DIG is a standard Strymon enclosure, this time in questionable pink, that is a dual digital delay. Now the idea of dual delays in pedals is not a new …

Rocktron Announce The HUSH 2X Noise Reduction Pedal

Written on May 18, 2015 at 11:15 pm, by Jon

Rocktron HUSH 2X
The Rocktron HUSH was first introduced in 1984 and fast became the go-to Noise Reduction product for guitarists. Now Rocktron have announced a new version of the HUSH pedal, the HUSH 2X which includes two completely separate channels of HUSH …

Seymour Duncan Shapeshifter Stereo Tremolo Pedal

Written on May 16, 2015 at 8:55 pm, by Jon

Seymour Duncan ShapeShifter
The Seymour Duncan ShapeShifter Tremolo pedal looks and sounds really cool, check out the info and demo video below.

Press Release
The Shapeshifter was designed to be the ultimate Tremolo pedal, with all the features players have been asking for. …

Electro-Harmonix Release The Nano POG

Written on April 29, 2015 at 9:23 pm, by Jon

Electro-Harmonix nano pog
I first heard about the Electro-Harmonix POG or Polyphonic Octave Generator Pedal when Joe Satriani used a Micro POG on Super Colossal back in 2006. The Micro POG was actually a pretty big pedal but not compared to it’s big …