The GT-100 introduces Boss’ own home-grown COSM (composite object sound modeling) technology to reinforce the amp modeling built in to replicate the tones only the amps of the days of yore could supply as well as some refreshing new tones.Read more
Building upon the success of the popular EP-1, the Pigtronix EP-2 offers even more sonic range and textural possibilities. “Feature-rich” barely scratches the surface of this impressive product.Read more
When a company touts a product as “the finest delay pedal ever,” as Pigtronix claims of the Echolution, my psychedelic third eyebrow raises a little. There’s plenty of competition in that area, both from classic stompboxes and newer innovations.Read more
The Analogizer is a modest Nano pedal built with EHX’s new help-make-your-signal-sound-more-analog technology to help thicken your signal and as they advertise more specifically to counter the potentially negative side effects of digital pedals. Additionally with the right tweaking you can attain a delay-like effect out of the pedal, though I’m given the idea that the Analogizer never traverses into being an official delay pedal.Read more
The super human team of pedal developers Electro-Harmonix have as of recently contributed to the world the new Switchblade+ channel selecting pedal. While the Switchblade+ is a new pedal it is not the first of its kind, but rather the successor to EHX’s previous Switchblade channel selector, with extra benefits.Read more
One of the rising stars in the boutique pedal business, EarthQuaker Devices’ stompboxes are known for their high build quality and vintage flavor. The Hoof is one of EQD’s more popular products, and after hearing enough buzz, I decided to pick up the fuzz.Read more
The micro POG by electro harmonix is a great pedal for a pedal board that adds a little kick in the clean and a twist in the distorted tones. The micro POG is small enough to fit into any pedal board, yet it has a lot of the quality tones that come from the original POG pedal; but that’s a lot bigger and more expensive.Read more
And now for something quick and awesome.
That being the Ibanez JD9 overdrive pedal which was built with the sound of those hand-built pedals of yesteryear in mind.
This is a prime example of EHX doing what EHX does best.
New, cool, and interesting things.
The premise behind the pedal is it’s a filter effect that replicates vowel voicings and it does just that quite accurately. With up to 18 different voicings to choose from there’s a lot of tonal potential. Here’s a quick look.Read more