Boss debuts the RC-10R pedal, a next-gen looper with a rhythm section

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Boss knows a thing or two about looper pedals. The RC-1, RC-202 or RC-505  are probably among its best known models. So what could Boss possible want to add to its already extensive range? A rhythm section.  Boss RC-10R In contrast to the other RC pedals, the new RC-10R is not just a purely a looper pedal. It has […]

Chase Bliss launches MOOD looper/delay pedal. With a 20-minute, must-see video.

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Only a few months ago, Chase Bliss introduced the Automatone MK II at the 2019 NAMM Show. Now it’s launching a new addition to its range: MOOD is a two-channel looper/delay pedal created in collaboration with Drolo FX and Old Blood Noise Endeavors. And it looks a belter. Chase Bliss MOOD Just looking at the controls available, you can see straight […]

Mr Black Mini Echo-Delay: ’80s rack delays in a mini pedal format

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After last month’s Mini Vintage Chorus, Mr Black has just announced a matching mini delay effect, unsurprisingly called the Mini Echo-Delay pedal. Mr Black Mini Echo-Delay pedal The new Mr Black Mini Echo-Delay pedal is a mini format effect pedal based upon classic ’80s rack delays. Digital delays from 80mS up to 860mS are available, as well as what […]

Meris Hedra: 1990s studio rack rhythmic pitch shifting – in a guitar pedal!

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Meris’s new Hedra effect gives guitarists a ’90s studio rack rhythmic pitch shifting effect in a compact pedalboard-friendly format. Make no mistake: this is one powerful pedal with plenty of tricks up its sleeve. Meris Hedra Designed in the USA, the Hedra pitch shifter has some neat tricks up its sleeve. Think along the lines of Steve Vai and […]

Free 48h trial version of BIAS FX Mobile iOS app for iPhone and iPad

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Positive Grid has announced a nice little free (but time-limited) trial for its BIAS FX Mobile app. This allows you to try out the full software for 48 hours without paying for it. If you were thinking about checking it out but holding back because of the cost, now would be the perfect time to […]

Echo Fix EF-X2: A real tape echo for the modern world?

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The Australian company Echo Fix has specialised in the repair and maintenance of tape recorders for more than 10 years. Now it’s producing its own tape echo unit, the Echo Fix EF-X2. Echo Fix says it’s been developing, testing and reworking the design of the EF-X2 for three years now. Since it is difficult in this digital […]

Fuzz + Reverb + Delay + Mod = Collision Devices Black Hole Symmetry

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It’s always nice when a young company launches a product that’s not the thousandth replica of something we already know, with just minimal changes and a ‘cool’ name. French upstarts Collision Devices has a really interesting new pedal called the Black Hole Symmetry. Black Hole Symmetry The Black Hole Symmetry is divided into distinct three […]

Cosmosƒ real-time dynamic stochastic synthesis engine reaches Saturn6

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Cosmosf sound design and sci-fi noise generation software rockets itself to a new milestone with the arrival of Saturn6. What on earth or any other planet is it all about? Cosmosf Saturn6 I’ve been following and writing about the various updates to Cosmosf since I started writing for Gearnews and honestly, I am none the wiser about this […]

Summer NAMM 2018: Hungry Robot Moby Dick V2 upgrades an impressive delay pedal

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Summer NAMM is one of the year’s best platforms to launch new products, but also to release updated versions of existing ones. Hungry Robot has just announced its Moby Dick V2 delay pedal, and it sounds like the V2 adds some tasty new treats. Hungry Robot Moby Dick V2 I’m a big fan of Hungry […]

Tube Delay on all lines running into Softube Modular due to engineering works

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A bit of echo is important in any situation especially when it’s modular. Softube has released a rather tasty echo called Tube Delay for their Modular platform and it’s ready to start repeating on you. Tube Delay Like the London Underground Tube Delay is dark, distorted and full of people except there’s no one around. It […]