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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.

MXR Il Torino Overdrive Designed By Carlo Sorasio

Written on November 19, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Jon

MXR il torino overdrive
The MXR Il Torino Overdrive pedal is an MXR Custom Shop pedal designed by Italian effect and amp designer Carlo Sorasio. The Il Torino uses MOSFET technology to recreate the gain structure of classic tube preamps, the result is a …

DigiTech Polara Reverberation Pedal

Written on November 10, 2014 at 7:00 am, by Jon

Digitech Polara Reverb
Back when I started playing guitar, yes the good old days when racks the size of a fridge were commonplace, every article I read that talked about Reverb mentioned Lexicon. Of course Lexicon rack reverbs were very expensive and …

RJM Effects Green Vodka Muff

Written on November 4, 2014 at 9:57 pm, by Jon

rjm green vodka muff
The Green Vodka Muff is a 90’s Sovtek Muff style pedal from relative newcomers to the effects industry, RJM Effects. As you can see in the image above and hear in the demo video below from ProGuitarShop.com the Green …

Spicetone 6Appeal Analog PolyFuzz. Say what?!

Written on October 20, 2014 at 8:20 am, by Jon


Hexaphonic fuzz-overdrive with an active breakout box and modulation effects with full MIDI control. Ok we need to break this down as some of you may not have even heard of Hexaphonic pickups. So if you ever seen a Roland …

TC Electronic announce the Flashback Triple Delay

Written on October 15, 2014 at 6:05 pm, by Jon

TC Electronic flashback triple delay
The TC Electronic Flashback X4 is a fantastic pedal (check out my review here) but the extremely talented people at TC Electronic don’t rest on their laurels, they’ve found a way to improve it with the Flashback Triple …

Way Huge announce the Saucy Box Overdrive Pedal

Written on October 14, 2014 at 8:28 am, by Jon

Way Huge Saucy Box
ProGuitarShop.com are asking could the Way Huge Saucy Box finally be the pedal to rival the (ridiculously overpriced) Klon Centaur? Well I’ll let you decide from Andy’s demo but it sounds great to my ears as do all Way Huge …

Dawner Prince Effects™ Viberator™ Stereo Vibe

Written on October 9, 2014 at 8:24 am, by Jon

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“Adding versatility for modern guitar players while preserving vintage tonal character, Dawner Prince Effects company breathes a new life to the old Uni-Vibe® effect.”

Viberator is a premium, stereo version of the vintage phase shifter with a number of modern …

MOD Duo multi-effects pedal

Written on October 8, 2014 at 7:15 am, by Jon


I have to admit when I first saw the MOD Duo I thought it was a cool idea but that it would be better in a larger pedal board format for easier selection of effects, but it appears that not …

Carl Martin Dual Injection Pedal

Written on October 2, 2014 at 9:11 am, by Jon

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Carl Martin has announced a new dual channel boost pedal called the Dual Injection which is due for release in October 2014.

“Carl Martin took the high quality, transparent boost from the Hot Drive’n Boost, and put two of them …

DOD Compressor 280 (2014)

Written on September 29, 2014 at 8:00 am, by Jon

DOD 280 Compressor
I love simple compressor pedals, it’s hard enough for guitarists to understand compression without a myriad of controls to twiddle. The updated DOD Compressor 280 has just two controls, Comp and Output. Even I can figure that one out! Turn …