New Builder: Henretta Engineering
Jan22

New Builder: Henretta Engineering

We just added Henretta Engineering (out of St. Paul, Minnesota) to the Pedal Finder database and I’m pretty excited. Henretta has a very specific niche in the world of boutique pedals. Kevin Henretta – owner/builder – has a background in hard science and years of industrial experience as a design engineer. In 2009 he designed his first pedal: the Choad Blaster which is a fuzz/distortion pedal capable of high-gain...

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NAMM 2016: Neunaber Immerse Reverberator
Jan20

NAMM 2016: Neunaber Immerse Reverberator

Neunaber Audio Effects is a family-run company located in Santa Ana, California. The founder, Brian Neunaber has been designing audio products professionally since 1994. With a masters degree in Electrical Engineering, two patents and a line of 10 pedals the company clearly has touched upon some great circuits. Brian’s take on designing and offering effects is outlined on the Neunaber website where there is a clear ‘form...

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Summer NAMM 2015: Electro-Harmonix 22500 Dual Stereo Looper
Jul21

Summer NAMM 2015: Electro-Harmonix 22500 Dual Stereo Looper

A few days ago we reported on the Silencer from Electro-Harmonix, a noise gate with lots of control. It’s a pretty neat utility pedal that can add a lot of control to a pedal board. But, that wasn’t all EHX has been up to this last year. Besides announcing the Silencer at Summer NAMM 2015, they also announced the coming of the 22500 Dual Stereo Looper. The folks at Electro-Harmonix have this to say officially: Combining a...

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EarthQuaker Devices: The Dunes
Jul20

EarthQuaker Devices: The Dunes

It was 2014 and the folks at Earthquaker Devices had done something they said they never would. They created an overdrive based on the TS808 – that classically copied circuit beloved by everyone. No one could say there weren’t enough clones of the TS808 on the market. No one could even say that there weren’t enough variants of the TS808 on the market. But, what you could say was that EarthQuaker hadn’t tried their hand at its own...

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Summer NAMM 2015: Pigtronix Echolution 2 Multi-Tap Delay Pedals
Jul13

Summer NAMM 2015: Pigtronix Echolution 2 Multi-Tap Delay Pedals

Summer NAMM is over, but there are still treasure troves of reporting to do in order to sort out what happened. One of the items we saw today was about two new pedals coming out of none other than Pigtronix: the Echolution 2 Ultra Pro and the Echolution 2 Filter Pro. Both of these pedals are Multi-tap Delay pedals with a case full of options and knobs. Included within both are pitch shifting capabilities through chorus (pitch...

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Summer NAMM 2015: New Boss Pedals
Jul08

Summer NAMM 2015: New Boss Pedals

One of the most glorious times of the year for gear lovers is Summer NAMM and it’s just about started. If you are anywhere near Nashville, Tennessee you might want to stop by NAMM and see what’s on the shelves. The convention – primarily for manufactures and dealers- is going on from the 9th to the 11th this year. Some of the first specs of information pertaining to new gear was a release about two new pedals from...

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