ThorpyFX Fat General

Adrian Thorpe’s new compressor marks the start of an ongoing collaboration with a stompbox legend. Richard Purvis stands to attention… Like many mythical creatures, Dan Coggins is only sighted at rare and unpredictable intervals. The designer behind the hugely collectable Lovetone pedals of the late 90s, Coggins last emerged from his Oxfordshire More...

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By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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Monty’s Guitars MORE! Double Boost w/ loop

A double-barrelled helping of +15db plus an effects loop to hammer both ends of your pedalboard simultaneously. Michael Watts does his best Dickensian orphan impression and asks for More! Monty’s Guitars is More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, July 27th, 2018
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The Reverb Top 10: Chorus

It’s been a studio staple since the 70s, but the chorus effect is seriously back in vogue. Dan Orkin looks at a 10-strong choir of the most popular chorus pedals on Reverb.com… In this month’s instalment of More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Keeley Electronics Omni Reverb

Keeley’s latest reverb may be low on knobs to play with, but that doesn’t mean it’s predictable… Richard Purvis dwells on the heavenly simplicity of the Omni ’verb. Have we become greedy with our reverbs? More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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EarthQuaker Devices Pyramids

A digital flanger with some distinctly non-flangey tricks and a dual-function footswitch? Richard Purvis unlocks the mystery of the Pyramids… We don’t seem to review a lot of flangers. Is it because of their More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Dunlop Cry Baby Mini 535Q

This miniaturised wah is still a Cry Baby, but has some surprisingly grown-up added tricks – so do you need half-size feet to use it? Richard Purvis gets rocking… The case of the ‘incredible shrinking More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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MXR Sugar Drive Mini And Classic 108 Fuzz Mini

The venerable institution of MXR is keeping it contemporary with its new range of Mini pedals. Richard Purvis weighs up a duo of diminutive dirt machines… Like the oceans, the mountains and the annoyingness More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Jackson Audio Prism

Jackson Audio may be a new name in the pedal world, but the folks behind it have an established pedigree of boutique excellence. Michael Watts walks towards the light… Founded in 2010, in Fort Worth Texas, More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Mythos Chupacabra Overdrive/Fuzz

Everyone’s crazy for a hand-made drive… Michael Watts, The Guitar Magazine’s resident sharp-dressed man, fires up this ZZ Top-inspired hotrod… Established in Nashville in 2010, Mythos Pedals offers a More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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The Reverb Top 10: Phase Shifters

Most of us won’t have a phaser on all the time, but at the right moment, their impact can be killer. Reverb’s Dan Orkin counts down the ’shifters that shift the most units… From Steve Hacket and Jimi Hendrix, More...