The original Thomas Organ Cry Baby pedal is an American branded version of the Vox Wah. The Dunlop GCB95 Cry Baby Wah Pedal is the modern version of the Thomas Organ Cry Baby.
This modern interpretation features several technical improvements over its vintage namesake and it was created by Jim Dunlop when he bought the Cry Baby brand from Thomas Organ in 1981. This Cry Baby pedal uses the legendary red Fassel inductor that was used in the vintage wah pedals, and combines it with a more focused high end, and a more aggressive and accentuated wah sound. Continue reading “Dunlop GCB95 Cry Baby Wah Pedal”
The Little Miss Sunshine is a vintage style optical phaser that creates a warm and smooth-sounding effect, with plenty of rich swirl.
Skreddy Pedals is a less-talked-about company that has been delivering quality pedals since 2004. You can hear Skreddy Pedals by listening to Billy Corgan, Al Di Meola, Joe Perry, and Phillip Orr. Continue reading “Little Miss Sunshine from Skreddy Pedals”
The Vox V846-HW Hand Wired Wah Pedal is a reissue of the grandfather of all wah pedals, the Vox V846. This classic was used by Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and countless others.
The Vox V846-HW Hand Wired Wah Pedal, as the name suggests, is hand wired on a turret style board. Continue reading “Vox V846-HW Hand Wired Wah Pedal”
The Boss PH-3 Phase Shifter Pedal is a digital phaser created by a legendary pedal effects company.
The Boss PH-3 features the very solid construction that Boss is known for, and it has been designed to recreate all of the vintage phaser sounds you might be looking for, while still being able to create new, modern phase tones. Continue reading “Boss PH-3 Phase Shifter Pedal”
Used with the guitar, the bass, or the keyboard, the Steve Vai Bad Horsie 2 has two modes of operation: Bad Horsie and Contour.
As it’s designed to be used with the guitar, the bass, or the keyboard, the Steve Vai Bad Horsie 2 has two modes of operation, and in Bad Horsie, the wah tone and Q are set to Steve Vai’s precise specifications. In the Contour mode, you can set your own sound by adjusting the frequency and wah level to suit your needs. Continue reading “Morley Steve Vai Bad Horsie 2 Electro-Optical Contour Wah Pedal”
The Grand Orbiter V3 is a four-stage phaser that uses an OTA-based circuit to make it an analog pedal featuring a three-way switch with three different modulation ranges.
Grand Orbiter V3
Rate 1 is a slow sweep mode, Rate 2 turns off the LFO and lets you use the Grand Orbiter as a fixed resonant filter, and Rate 3 is a fast sweep mode. The Grand Orbiter also features something called Flexi-Switch Technology, which is a relay-based, true bypass switching style that allows you to do two different things with the same switch. Continue reading “EarthQuaker Devices Grand Orbiter V3 Phaser Pedal”
Created so you can get the wah tones that you're after, the Dunlop 535Q-B Cry Baby is the next generation of the original Cry Baby Wah pedal that has been very popular for decades.
The 535Q has been designed to allow you to customize your sound and get the wah tones that you’re looking for. This wah pedal features a six-position switch that allows you to select from different frequency ranges of operation.
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The TC Electronic Helix is a modern style digital Phaser, designed to give you all of the sounds from the past and help you invent new tones for the future.
The first thing to take notice of with this pedal is that it includes “Toneprint,” a feature introduced by TC Electronics back in 2011 that allows musicians to connect the pedal to the internet and download hundreds of settings and patches that were created by their favorite artists. Continue reading “TC Electronic Helix Phaser Pedal”
As one of the most versatile wah pedals on the market today, the Voodoo Lab Wahzoo is actually three in one: Standard, Autowah, and Step Wah.
There’s a Vintage mode that is Voodoo Lab’s recreation of the Vox Clyde McCoy Wah, and it has a wide sweep, as the pedal is designed to feel good under your foot. The next mode is Autowah, which is an envelope filter/volume-controlled effect for those times in which picking harder or softer controls when the wah kicks in. Continue reading “Voodoo Lab Wahzoo Wah Pedal”
If you're searching for a new Guitar Phase Shifter Pedal, here's a list that's sure to help you to get started.
Before we zero in on the best budget guitar phase shifter pedals, we’ll first take a look at their actual significance. The Phase Shifter, or Phaser, is an often overlooked effect that sounds very similar to a Flanger. The Phaser can be heard on many historic recordings by Pink Floyd, Van Halen, Waylon Jennings, Jimi Hendrix, and many others. Continue reading “Best Budget Guitar Phase Shifter Pedals”