Fulltone CS-OCD-Ge overdrive pedal: The ultimate OCD?

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US pedal maker Fulltone has just unveiled what it calls“the ultimate OCD”: a new Custom Shop model of the OCD pedal called the CS-OCD-Ge overdrive. Fulltone CS-OCD-Ge The new Fulltone CS-OCD-Ge is the latest incarnation of Michael Fuller’s famous OCD drive pedal. This new version is a limited Custom Shop edition and has two MOSFETs, plus two germanium diodes. […]

TC Electronic BAM200: A bargain 200-Watt bass amp?

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Small amps are increasingly in demand, especially for bass players with lots of gigs to play. And the advantage of Class-D construction is high performance and low weight. This box is aimed at hard-working bassists on the road or those on a budget looking to pick up a small practice rig. TC Electronic BAM200 The new […]

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. […]

Electro Harmonix: Sovtek Deluxe Big Muff Pi, Nano Battalion and Flatiron Fuzz

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New York pedal company Electro Harmonix has just announced three new fuzz/dirt/preamp pedals at once! The new Electro Harmonix Nano Battalion, Flatiron Fuzz and Sovtek Deluxe Big Muff Pi join the company’s line-up just in time for Christmas. Electro Harmonix Sovtek Deluxe Big Muff Pi Mike Matthews’ Electro Harmonix brand has released an insane amount of […]

Walrus Audio DEFCON 4: A new Ryan Adams pedal about to launch?

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Ryan Adams and JHS caught our eye last year with their stylish VCR pedal. So our attention was piqued when we heard that the American singer-songwriter has come up with a new pedal, this time in collaboration with Walrus Audio: the DEFCON 4.  DEFCON 4 DEFCON refers to the defence condition in the USA. It is divided […]

TC Electronic BQ250 and BQ500 – Bass heads with no fuss?

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TC Electronic has introduced the two new bass amp heads BQ250 and BQ500. Both models do without the TonePrint technology. According to TC Electronic, the new bass amp heads are more focused on reducing to the essentials than a hodgepodge of ingredients that most bassists do not need. TC Electronic BQ250 & BQ500 Unlike the […]

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 […]

SoundBrut DRVA Overdrive + Boost Mk.II: 12 drive flavours on tap

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SoundBrut has just released the new DRVA Overdrive + Boost Mk II pedal, which is designed to provide a plethora of drive tones. We wrote about the original version last year and now it has been revamped, seeing the addition of a handy boost section. SoundBrut DRVA Overdrive + Boost Mk.II Designed and built in Norrköping, Sweden, the DRVA Overdrive […]