Venn Audio V-Clip: A fully customizable clipping and saturation tool

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Venn Audio has released V-Clip, the sequel to its successful Free Clip plug-in. While V-Clip isn’t free, it’s still very affordable and offers much more than the free version. Venn Audio says that V-Clip is “equally well suited as a creative saturation tool as it is as a mastering stage professional clipping maximizer”. Sounds great […]

NAMM 2019: Joyo R-05 Maximum, a budget dual-channel overdrive

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Another one?!? Not content with releasing a veritable barrage of new pedals over the last few weeks, Joyo has just announced the R-05 Maximum, a dual-channel drive pedal. This is the latest addition to its new R series which is turning into a serious alternative to established budget pedal brands like TC Electronic and Behringer. […]

Nanolog Audio Carbon Series: Quantum Tunnelling your drive tones?

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Canada’s Nanolog Audio has a new range of drive pedals called the Carbon Series. They actually use quantum physics to enable them to achieve their drive tones! Quantum Tunnelling Yes, you read that correctly, this Canadian pedal company is using quantum physics for carbon clipping instead of the more traditional Silicon or Germanium diodes to achieve their drive tones. […]

Fulltone Full-Drive2 V2: An old favourite gets smaller

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Fulltone has just announced a new version of its Full-Drive2 pedal. The V2 is smaller than previous incarnations and is based on a 1990s design. The Californian pedal builder says it’s refined this old classic with a few design tweaks to bring it up to date. Fulltone Full-Drive 2 V2 At first glance, it looks like the […]

TritonLab’s new Labyrinth pedal: 33V of dual-channel overdrive and distortion

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Estonia’s TritonLab has launched a new pedal, the Labyrinth Dual Overdrive/Distortion. One of the main features is an internal voltage that’s higher than many drive pedals out there. TritonLab claims that the Labyrinth “simulates the behavior of a vacuum tube in tube amplifiers”.  Labyrinth The Labyrinth is a dual channel overdrive/distortion pedal with an internal voltage […]

Kazrog KClip 3 multi-band clipper and saturator now available

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Kazrog has announced version 3 of KClip, its highly-praised mastering clipper, loudness meter & multiband saturator. Rewritten from the ground-up, KClip 3 comes with a big list of new additions, which includes: Multiband Processing with up to 4 different clipping modes assignable to 4 separate frequency regions EBU metering (LUFS) for target loudness optimization and […]