EarthQuaker Devices Fuzz Master General
Jan26

EarthQuaker Devices Fuzz Master General

Ladies and gentlemen step right up and feast your eyes on the latest fuzz to come out of EarthQuaker Devices: the Fuzz Master General. This box is EQD’s take on the vintage Ace Tone Fuzz Master FM-2 Professional fuzz machine. The Master FM-2 was a variant of the Superfuzz created by Ace Tone out of Japan between 1968-1970. Basically, EQD took all the best parts of the Ace Tone and modernized it by making the controls simpler and...

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New Boss BB-1X Bass Driver
Jan23

New Boss BB-1X Bass Driver

You know what the world needs more of? Bass pedals. I haven’t actually counted or anything, but I have been working around pedals for some time now and I’m going to hazard a guess that there are way more guitar pedals then there are bass pedals. I’m talking bass specific pedals here folks. Or Basspecifc for short. I understand all the holes are the same and that there’s nothing holding those with 4 from...

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New Seymour Duncan Vice Grip Compressor
Jan22

New Seymour Duncan Vice Grip Compressor

Another day and another report of new pedals coming out in the lead up to NAMM. In fact, at the time of this writing, NAMM 2015 was 30 minutes from going live. Things are going to get crazy and we’ll do our best to stay on top of it all. Today we have a fun announcement from Seymour Duncan. They have a new compressor coming out called the Vice Grip. They describe it as, “a studio-grade compressor designed for guitarists...

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Heptode Winner Review
Jan21

Heptode Winner Review

Earlier this month we announced the winner of the Heptode Virtuoso. It was Sean W. of Maple Ridge, B.C. It took awhile for the pedal to traverse both countries, but it finally arrived and from the picture below it looks like they are getting along just fine. This is what Sean had to say after playing it: “I have to say this pedal sounds awesome. Way better than I thought …and my expectations were already high. I can only...

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Electro-Harmonix: Super Pulsar
Jan20

Electro-Harmonix: Super Pulsar

The old Stereo Pulsar from Electro-Harmonix gave you the ability to modulate your wave form, from square to triangle. Coupled with the ability to control transitions from negative to positive saw tooth or adjust the overall pulse width and you had a pedal that could reel in vintage sounds, but also get modern with the tremolo sounds. Never one to rest on their laurels, EHX has announced that in 2015 they are releasing a new tremolo...

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