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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.

Steve Vai BOSS Webinar – Perfect Pedal Order

Written on July 18, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Jon

BOSS USA and Musician’s Friend organised this special Webinar event with the legendary Steve Vai to talk about pedal boards and the perfect pedal order. This event was recorded live but is available to watch below in two parts, the …

Hutchinson Guitar Concepts: The Oxidizer Overdrive pedal

Written on July 16, 2014 at 11:34 am, by Jon

hutchinson oxidizer overdrive
The Overdrive pedal market place is pretty crowded I think you would agree so even with the greatest, smoothest, amp-like sounding OD pedal in the world you still need to make an impression on people visually as well. Luckily (no …

Summer NAMM 2014: BOSS Announce WAZA Craft Special Edition Pedals

Written on July 15, 2014 at 3:56 pm, by Jon

— BOSS is pleased to announce the Waza Craft series, a new line of special edition compact pedals that offers players the ultimate BOSS tone experience. The debut of the Waza Craft series includes the SD-1W Super Overdrive, BD-2W Blues

Lovepedal Zendrive 2 Tung-Sol 12AX7

Written on July 15, 2014 at 8:50 am, by Jon

Zendrive 2 Tung Sol 12AX7
In case you weren’t already aware the Hermida Audio Zendrive (favoured by players such as Robben Ford) is now being produced by Alfonso Hermida for Lovepedal. Alfonso has built a small batch of the Zendrive 2 pedals featuring a …

Korg announce the SDD-3000 Programmable Digital Delay Pedal

Written on July 11, 2014 at 9:20 am, by Jon

Korg SDD-3000 programmable digital delay
It seems Korg are moving their attention slightly toward guitarists lately with the Nuvibe and Pandora stomp boxes but they are probably better known for pretty average multi effects rather than dedicated pedals. Having said that Korg have just announced …

Van Weelden – Royal Overdrive pedal

Written on July 8, 2014 at 8:07 am, by Jon

van weelden royal overdrive
Where have I been to not know about the Van Weelden Royal Overdrive pedal? Not only did this pedal start shipping in January it has already won a best pedal of 2013 by Dutch Magazine Gitarist!

In case you haven’t …

Seymour Duncan’s 805 Overdrive Pedal

Written on July 3, 2014 at 9:03 pm, by Jon

seymour duncan 805
Seymour Duncan are extending their range of effects pedals after the recent release of the Dirty Deed Distortion and Vapor Trail Analog Delay with the 805 Overdrive, designed using the legendary 808 chip as a starting point but eventually …

The 2014 DOD 410 Bifet Boost

Written on June 27, 2014 at 8:30 am, by Jon

DOD Bifet BOOST 410
As I mentioned earlier today DOD effects have released a couple of new reissues (with modifications) for 2014, the first is the DOD 440 Envelope Filter and the second is the DOD 410 Bifet Boost. This true bypass pedal has …

The New DOD 440 Envelope Filter

Written on June 27, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Jon

dod envelope filter 440
Last September I posted about the return of the DOD Phasor 201 & DOD Overdrive Preamp 250, a revival of a classic effects brand. Now DOD are announcing the return of a couple more pedals for 2014, the first …

Stone Deaf FX Paracentric Fuzz & Distortion Filter Pedals

Written on June 20, 2014 at 8:16 am, by Jon

Stone Deaf FX have announced their new line of pedals: Unique Paracentric filter design.

…a silicon fuzz circuit and a plexi type distortion circuit that allow you to carve your tone up like a highly skilled surgeon while boosting those