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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.

Limited Edition Joe Bonamassa MXR FET Driver

Written on August 20, 2015 at 9:01 pm, by Jon

joe bonamassa MXR FET Driver
MXR have announced a limited edition version of the Joe Bonamassa FET Driver available in Pelham Blue and only 300 will be produced and it will be an exclusive to the Joe Bonamassa online store, http://shop.jbonamassa.com/products/joe-bonamassa-mxr-fet-driver-pelham-blue-special-edition.

Joe Bonamassa uses …

Summer NAMM 2015: Electro-Harmonix introduces The Silencer Noise Gate/Effects Loop

Written on July 19, 2015 at 10:51 am, by Jon

EHX Silencer
Press Release
Responding to the needs of pedalboard users and players whose high gain effects create difficult to control hum and noise, EHX has developed The Silencer, a sophisticated noise gate that can tame a single pedal or an entire …

Summer NAMM 2015: Electro-Harmonix introduces the 22500 Dual Stereo Looper

Written on July 19, 2015 at 10:36 am, by Jon

ehx 22500
Press Release
The brand-new EHX 22500 Dual Stereo Looper is flexible, extensively-featured pedal looper that allows for easy operation of two loops at the same time. Expanding upon EHX’s looping legacy, the 22500 employs two high-quality, uncompressed audio tracks that …

TC Electronic’s BodyRez Will Transform Your Acoustic Pickup Tone

Written on July 9, 2015 at 10:54 pm, by Jon


Now this is a fantastic idea from TC Electronic, the BodyRez Pedal, designed to transform your Piezo or onboard Acoustic pickup tones of your plugged-in Acoustic guitar back to it’s natural full tone. I have played many guitars with Piezo …

Summer NAMM 2015: New Earthquaker Devices Pedals

Written on July 8, 2015 at 8:59 pm, by Jon

Tentacle • Analog Octave Up
MAP: $125.00 USD

The Tentacle is a classic analog octave up effect taken from the Earthquaker Devices Hoof Reaper pedal who received so many requests to make it a stand-alone unit that they just decided …

Source Audio Vertigo Tremolo Pedal Announced

Written on July 8, 2015 at 8:42 pm, by Jon

source audio vertigo tremolo
Press Release
Source Audio has released the Vertigo Tremolo, a powerful tremolo pedal with three onboard tremolo effects, stereo inputs and outputs, tap tempo (with Source Audio’s external tap tempo switch), and MIDI functionality when coupled with the Neuro Hub …

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 …