TC Electronic Corona Mini Chorus Pedal

tc electronic corona mini chorusOne of the more contemporary pedals, the TC Electronic Corona Mini Chorus offers TonePrint, a new technology with downloadable signature tones, on a free phone app.

The TC Electronic Corona Mini Chorus is one of the more modern pedals on this list, with TonePrint, a truly interesting feature in the world of effects. This new technology allows you to download signature tones using a free app on your phone and a USB connector (or your guitar pickup).

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Electro-Harmonix Hot Wax Multi-Overdrive

Electro-Harmonix Hot Wax Multi-OverdriveThe creative Hot Wax Multi-Overdrive, which sounds good on bass as well as electric guitar, combines a full-range Crayon side and a classic 1970s reissue Hot Tubes side.

The Electro-Harmonix Hot Wax Multi-Overdrive is a combination of two other pedals that the company created, and it is also one of the few that is designed to sound good on bass as well as electric guitar. The right side of the pedal is the Crayon, which is a full range overdrive, different than most overdrives that emphasize the mids. Continue reading “Electro-Harmonix Hot Wax Multi-Overdrive”

Pigtronix Fat Drive

pigtronix fat driveThe Pigtronix Fat Drive creates a pure analogue overdrive by using multiple gain stages that more closely resemble the way tubes operate, thus producing a more tube-like sound.

The Pigtronix Fat Drive pedal is designed to have a tube-like overdrive. It creates a modern, 100% analog style overdrive by using multiple gain stages that round and compress a signal in each stage, as it begins to clip. As a result, it more closely resembles the way that tubes operate, thus giving this pedal a more tube-like sound. Continue reading “Pigtronix Fat Drive”

Fulltone Full-Drive2 Mosfet Overdrive Pedal

Fulltone Full-drive2The Full-Drive2 Mosfet features Overdrive and Boost channels, Volume and Tone controls, toggle switches for modes and overdrive types, and LED-lit foot buttons.

The Fulltone Full-Drive2 MOSFET is a two-channel overdrive pedal housed in a very sturdy, powder-coated Blue 16-gauge steel enclosure. The first channel is Overdrive, giving the player a clean boost, or light to medium overdrives while retaining your guitar’s tone. The second channel is the Boost, with its own separate distortion control and delivering medium to higher gains, and adding sustain to the signal. Continue reading “Fulltone Full-Drive2 Mosfet Overdrive Pedal”

Wampler Tumnus Deluxe Overdrive

Wampler Tumnus Deluxe OverdriveDelivering a wide range of overdrive tones and a clean signal boost, the Wampler Tumnus Deluxe Overdrive pedal includes Level and Gain controls, a Gain switch, and a 3-band EQ for tone.

The Wampler Tumnus Deluxe Overdrive pedal, created by Brian Wampler, was designed to not only give a player a wide range of overdrive tones but also to serve as a signal booster. In addition, it features a Level control to adjust the volume and a Gain control to adjust the level of overdrive added to your signal. Continue reading “Wampler Tumnus Deluxe Overdrive”

Fulltone Obsessive Compulsive Drive Overdrive (OCD)

Fulltone Obsessive Compulsive Drive OverdriveWith some fresh new updates, the Fulltone OCD has all the great tones of the pedal's original version, and it provides guitar players with a tube-like sound in a great pedal format.

The Fulltone Obsessive Compulsive Drive (OCD) is a new version of a classic pedal. It’s designed to have all of the great tones of the first version, but with a few modern updates. The Fullton OCD has been created to give guitar players a tube-like sound in a pedal format. Continue reading “Fulltone Obsessive Compulsive Drive Overdrive (OCD)”

Earthquaker Devices Spires Double Fuzz

Earthquaker Devices Spires Double FuzzThe Spires Double Fuzz is two pedals in one: the Green Channel, which is a cranked fuzz effect, and the Red Channel, which has the classic two-transistor fuzz.

The Earthquaker Devices Spires Double Fuzz pedal is actually two different fuzz pedals in one box: the Green Channel and the Red channel. The Green Channel is a cranked fuzz effect inspired by the Rosac Electronic Nu-Fuzz and is a “sonic clone” of that pedal. With the Green Channel the fuzz is constant, and the Tone knob adjusts the brightness of the overall tone. Continue reading “Earthquaker Devices Spires Double Fuzz”

Friedman Fuzz Fiend Tube Fuzz

Friedman Fuzz Fiend Tube FuzzThe uniquely-designed tube of the Fuzz Fiend protrudes from the unit, protected by roll bars, and using it as part of the circuit, the Fiend gets you from heavy fuzz to a cleaner tone, with just the volume knob.

The Friedman Fuzz Fiend Tube Fuzz is unique in that it is one of the few pedals that uses a real tube as part of its circuit. The Fuzz Fiend uses one 12AX7 tube to give the pedal it’s signature tone, and it has a FUZZ control and a VOLUME control. The Fuzz Fiend also has pretty extreme BASS, MID, TREBLE controls that can eliminate frequencies altogether, and really help you shape a unique sound, one not easily found elsewhere. Continue reading “Friedman Fuzz Fiend Tube Fuzz”

Fulltone OF-2 Octafuzz Fuzz Pedal

Fulltone OF-2 Octafuzz FuzzThe Fulltone OF-2 Octafuzz Fuzz Pedal keeps things pretty simple with just Volume, Boost, one switch to change between FUZZ and OCTA, and a true bypass LED on/off light.

The Fulltone OF-2 Octafuzz Fuzz is an exact replica of the vintage Tycobrahe Octavia, and it’s the only copy of the pedal being made today. It has two modes: FUZZ and OCTA, and as expected, FUZZ is the normal fuzz effect. OCTA is the fuzz effect, mixed with an octave up effect. Continue reading “Fulltone OF-2 Octafuzz Fuzz Pedal”

Zvex Vexter Fuzz Factory Guitar Pedal

Zvex Vexter Fuzz FactoryOn the small side, and using less power than most other pedals, the unique Fuzz Factory still offers a vintage sound, extensive range, and great control.

The Zvex Vexter Fuzz Factory is a rather colorful little pedal that is smaller than it looks. The Fuzz Factory uses two NOS ’60s germanium transistors for a smooth warm fuzz. Even though the more modern fuzz circuit isn’t modeled after any specific vintage fuzz, it still has a very vintage sound. Continue reading “Zvex Vexter Fuzz Factory Guitar Pedal”