The Kay Fuzztone
was a quirky treadle-based fuzz pedal from the 60’s, and Black Cat pedals has ushered this idea into the modern era with their Monster-K
, an octave fuzz that is capable of complete sonic mayhem.
New releases by Keeley Electronics
always tickle the wallet of many pedal aficionados, and we are detecting a certain amount of buzz for the company's new high gain distortion about to drop in stores, called Filaments
. Maybe because the stompbox in question doesn't have one, nor two, but THREE...
There was a lot of buzz about the DigiTech FreqOut
at NAMM 2017, since it promised natural sounding feedback at any level. Does it keep its promise? Judge for yourself from the video below.
The pedal demos by Knobs
are unmissable, here's the one for the new Chase Bliss Audio distortion, named Brothers
. We highlighted it a few weeks ago as a "Best of NAMM 2017" pedal here
, and had the pleasure of seeing it/hearing it at our Austin Stompbox...
Hailing from Saint Paul, MN, Henretta Engineering
got us accustomed to tiny stompboxes with a big sound and hidden tweakability. However, they recently came out with a new line of regular sized pedals under the "H-Bomb" line, which we actually had a chance to see...
Here at Delicious Audio we always appreciate pedal designers who think outside the box, and London's Rainger FX
surely excels at that kind of thinking, offering pedals that will inspire guitarists equipped with an experimental mind.
We familiarized with Markham, Ontario's Ellman Tone
at last year's Toronto Stompbox Exhibit (here's the board
they sent us for that event).
Ellman is a very young manufacturer that keeps churning out this pedals. 2017 has just begun, but they didn't waste any time and unveiled three new...
Born in 2013, Richmond, VA’s Foxpedal follows its mission to “create products for musicians who thrive on art and beauty” through a proud no-nonsense philosophy that makes them state, in their “about us” page: We are not boutique – Well, at least in the worst sense of the word. In the guitar-effects world, boutique has become synonymous with...
Add to your: A 13 minutes walk from the Convention Center Everybody’s favorite pedal and synth parties will be back in Austin (in the same awesome space!) on March 17-18, during the notorious live music festival. This year we have two great co-presenters, one per expo! STOMPBOX EXHIBIT [RSVP HERE – FB event here – photos from previous...
, at last, seems to have gotten the distortion bug - and overcome their aversion for the color red!
The Californian stompbox manufacturer just unveiled their second distortion pedal ever, after 2016's Riverside Overdrive
(since their birth in 2008, they had only released non-distortion pedals, developing a reputation for luscious...
This press release just came in from Electro-Harmionix, it sounds intriguing...
Synthesizer Machine transform your guitar sound into classic electronic synthesizers and features nine of the most distinctive vintage synth type sounds: OBX, PROFIT V, VIBE SYNTH, MINI MOOD, EHX MINI, SOLO SYNTH, MOOD BASS, STRING...
Italian based pedal manufacturer Baroni Lab
offers an array of quality, hand-built stompboxes
(they also manufacture amps
). Their pedal range covers all kinds of ground, including distortions, modulation, time-based effects, and tube preamps. What sets the company’s pedal line apart from the rest is that all...
Since their introduction a few years ago, mini effect pedals have been the delight of the cheapo guitarists and the curse of boutique maniacs. But as it always happens, innovation's constant improvement allows to pack more and more quality in ever smaller packages, and it feels like...