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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.

Joe Robinson using the new Boss RC-1 Looper pedal

Written on September 2, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Jon

This is a nice demonstration from Aussie guitarist & singer Joe Robinson of the new Boss RC-1 Looper pedal, looks nice and simple to use!

“The BOSS RC-1 is our simplest and most user friendly Loop Station ever, and it’s …

Gear Demo: ENO Trouble Overdrive

Written on September 1, 2014 at 8:18 am, by Jon

ENO Trouble Overdrive
When Spartan Music in the UK contacted me about the range of mini pedals by ENO (also known as Ex-Amp) that they sell for a smidgen under £30 each, I couldn’t resist the challenge of recording a demo of one …

SuperSwitcher 2: The First Modular Pedal Switcher

Written on August 26, 2014 at 8:22 am, by Jon

Ok this is a pretty amazing looking product from EC Pedals, at first I didn’t really get it and couldn’t work out what exactly was unique about the SuperSwitcher 2 (I don’t use switching systems personally so I’m no …

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 available for pre-order via an Indiegogo campaign. 4 years in the making, Alberg Audio have designed, refined and produced a delay pedal called the EKKO …

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