Death By Audio Evil Fuzz: Only 200 pieces worldwide!

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Somewhere in Brooklyn, NY there is a laboratory where mad scientists cook up insane guitar effect pedals. It goes by the (fantastic) name of Death By Audio. Their pedals are usually not for the faint of heart and are used by artists such as Wilco, Xiu Xiu, The Flaming Lips and Lou Reed. Its latest creation […]

Old Blood Noise Endeavors gives us Whitecap, an asynchronous dual tremolo

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Old Blood Noise Endeavors’ new Whitecap pedal combines analogue and digital circuits to give us an interesting new take on a classic effect type, with an asynchronous dual tremolo effect. Old Blood Noise Endeavors Whitecap – Asynchronous dual tremolo There’s no doubt that Old Blood Noise Endeavors make some great effects pedals. And from what we’ve seen […]

Flower Pedals’ Dandelion Tremolo V2: A feature-packed pedal with a fine bouquet

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Flower Pedals has updated its Dandelion Tremolo to V2. An all-analogue boutique circuit, this feature-packed pedal may have what it takes to kick your existing tremolo off your pedalboard… The first thing that strikes the eye is the beautiful, flower-themed design. It runs through the entire product Flower Pedals range. If all you had on your […]

Keeley Synth-1 Reverse Attack Fuzz Wave Generator: Synthesizer tones for your guitar

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Keeley’s Synth-1 Reverse Attack Fuzz Wave Generator was announced at Winter NAMM and had everyone going gaga over its sweet synth like smooth tones. This pedal is about to hit the stores and the official demo sounds are pretty great. The new Keeley Synth-1 pedal is a single-note wave generator, meaning it is monophonic and turns […]

Dwarfcraft Devices HAX2: An essential ring mod/filter pedal for dabblers

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Dwarfcraft Devices has redesigned one of its oldest effects devices: Enter the HAX2! The website says it’s “lightyears beyond the circuit that inspired it”. So we can expect this pedal to take your guitar down some weird avenues… Dwarfcraft Devices HAX2 Like many Dwarfcraft Devices’ pedals, the HAX2 is squarely aimed at tweakers and dabblers. This is not […]

Earthquaker Devices Aqueduct: A vibrato pedal with My Bloody Valentine setting

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Earthquaker Devices new Aqueduct pedal is a pitch vibrato effect for electric guitar with a vintage character; its eight modes include one that supposedly sounds like My Bloody Valentine. Aqueduct Vibrato is an effect that modulates the frequency in a given period. The vibrato effect is often mistakenly called tremolo, which modulates the amplitude (read: […]

Fulltone Supa-Trem Jr: Updated, smaller and still full of tremolo

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The Supa-Trem is probably one of the most popular tremolo pedals out there at the moment. Now Fulltone has introduced the new Supa-Trem Jr. So what’s new?  Supa-Trem Jr. First, it’s smaller than its older sibling. While the Supa-Trem Jr has controls for Volume, Mix and Rate that are the same size as before, they’ve been made smaller. […]

Superbooth 2018: Instruó introduce us to a load of new modules

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Instruó have been making elegant boutique modules in Scotland for some time now. They have been only making them to order and tend to neglect their website and so have been a little frustrating to those of us who like to window shop and dream about future purchases. However, they’ve started making their modules more […]

Ernie Ball rolls out Expression Tremolo, a treadle-operated tremolo pedal

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Ernie Ball’s new Expression Tremolo pedal is now available to buy in the USA and comes to the rest of the world in September this year. With a handy control option via the treadle footswitch, this seems a pretty neat tremolo pedal indeed. Ernie Ball Expression Tremolo I like the overall idea, offering an easy […]

The Cosmopolitan – a Casio CZ Phase Distortion oscillator for Eurorack

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While we wait for Casio to wake up and re-release some form of their glorious Phase Distortion synthesizers, we can enjoy a  new Eurorack module from Moseley Instruments. Featuring 8 different waveforms the Cosmopolitan is a fruity Dual Phase Distortion Oscillator mixed with vodka and set on fire. The Cosmopolitan It’s not a drink or […]