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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.

Aalberg Audio announces remote controlled effect pedal ‘EKKO’

Written on August 22, 2014 at 10:16 am, by Jon

Albert Audio Ekko & Aero
Now here is an interesting product from Norwegian company Alberg Audio that it is about to become available for pre-order via an Indiegogo campaign. 4 years in the making, Alberg Audio have designed, refined and produced a delay pedal called …

Seymour Duncan Pickup Booster Pedal

Written on August 21, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Jon

seymour duncan pickup booster
Seymour Duncan continue their plans for global domination with another pedal added to their growing 2014 line up with an updated version of their sought after Seymour Duncan Pickup Booster. The new graphic treatment is a massive improvement, not …

Xotic Effects Wah XW-1 Sneak Preview by Toshi Yanagi

Written on August 16, 2014 at 11:09 am, by Jon


US based Xotic Effects make a whole range of excellent pedals with their main focus on a range of drive and preamp pedals. This video sneak peek was just released of the new Xotic Effects Wah XW-1 and it sounds …

VFE Pedals Collaborate with Adam “Nolly” Getgood on the VFE Focus Pedal

Written on August 9, 2014 at 9:00 am, by Jon

vfe focus
VFE Pedals have collaborated with Periphery’s Adam “Nolly” Getgood on a new pedal called the Focus which uses variable bass and treble cut filters for control over top end grit and low frequency saturation.

For years guitarists have been using …

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 …