October Audio NVMBR: An Octave Fuzz, Punk Distortion, and Green Ringer In One?

Based around a classic octave fuzz design, the NVMBR Fuzz is so much more than it seems. Cost: $145.00 from Octoberaudio.com or Reverb.com Overview: There are few things that get my attention more than single knob pedals. I’m a huge fan of any pedal that can pack multiple sounds and uses into limited control formContinue reading “October Audio NVMBR: An Octave Fuzz, Punk Distortion, and Green Ringer In One?”

Chase Bliss Audio MOOD Review and Demo

How will my simple punk music mix with these granular looper, delay, and overall noisemaker? Cost: $349.00 from Chaseblissaudio.com, Amazon.com, or Reverb.com! Overview: I’m not sure there is a more hyped pedal company than Chase Bliss Audio. And unfortunately, I think I have let that cloud my judgement at times. The MOOD is just theContinue reading “Chase Bliss Audio MOOD Review and Demo”

Walrus Audio Mako Series ACS-1 Amp and Cab Sim Review: A Cleaner Dream Come True?

With superb cleans, increased functionality, and stereo sounds will the Walrus Audio ACS-1 be my ideal pedal platform? Cost & Overview: $399 from WalrusAudio.com, Sweetwater, Amazon.com, or Reverb.com (some affiliate links) With my month long trip to Chicago underway, I’ve had to fully commit to going without my Vox AC15. One of the pedals IContinue reading “Walrus Audio Mako Series ACS-1 Amp and Cab Sim Review: A Cleaner Dream Come True?”

Earthquaker Devices Astral Destiny Reverb Review and Demo

How will this shimmery, octave, celestial reverb fit into my rig and pedalboard? Grab your own via Reverb.com, Earthquakerdevices.com, and Amazon.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Cost: $199.00 My first ever Earthquaker Devices experience could not have been more cool. I was shopping around Chicago Music Exchange when I decided I was going to tryContinue reading “Earthquaker Devices Astral Destiny Reverb Review and Demo”

Squier Contemporary Stratocaster Special Review and Demo

Combining unique pickup configurations with top of the line specs, the Contemporary Strat Special is a keeper. Cost: $449.99 from Sweetwater, Fender.com, Amazon.com, and Reverb.com (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.4 out of 10 Announced earlier this year, Squier and Fender have drastically expanded their popular Contemporary Series of guitars. And it hasContinue reading “Squier Contemporary Stratocaster Special Review and Demo”

Flamma Innovation FC-02 Reverb and FC-05 Modulation Pedal Reviews

Will mini pedals from an up and coming Chinese brand re-set my opinion about Amazon pedals? Overview & Cost: $39.99 from Amazon.com (Reverb) Amazon.com (Modulation) Flamma Innovation has recently carved out a bit of space for itself in the pedal world thanks to their larger pedals which feature an impressive amount of features for theContinue reading “Flamma Innovation FC-02 Reverb and FC-05 Modulation Pedal Reviews”

Interchange Noise Works Unveils The Streamline Series And I Got The I Overdrive

How will the latest release my from favorite pedal company stack up to the dozens of drives I employ? Overview & Cost: $94.99 from Interchangenoiseworks.com Interchange Noise Works is back with a new line of pedals called the Streamline Series, which offers up three different gain stages all under $100 USD. With only a singleContinue reading “Interchange Noise Works Unveils The Streamline Series And I Got The I Overdrive”

Introducing StripFX and their KC94 Klon Klone

A Klone in a custom orange encasing from a company that will build custom clones and pedals? Sign me up. Cost: $125 from Reverb.com, also hit up StripFX on Instagram! StripFX is a relatively new pedal maker on the scene and unlike a lot of the pedals you’ve seen me demo and review, they mostlyContinue reading “Introducing StripFX and their KC94 Klon Klone”

Strymon Iridium Amp and Cab Sim Review: Is This A Dream Come True?

I think I finally found the amp in a box solution I’ve been looking for. Overview & Cost: $399.00 from Sweetwater, Strymon.net, Amazon.com, and Reverb.com (some affiliate links). I’ve long been a hold out when it comes to making the switch from tube amplifiers to amp and cab sims and modelers. While the Line6 PodContinue reading “Strymon Iridium Amp and Cab Sim Review: Is This A Dream Come True?”

Musiclily Fuzz and AD-01 Analog Delay Pedal Review

Upgraded pedals from Musiclily have arrived and it is a mixed bag of sounds, form functions, and quality. Overview & Cost: $47.42 from Amazon.com! Remember those small, re-branded Kmise pedals from Musiclily I previously reviewed? Well these new pedals are a lot more exciting than those! Musiclily has released a whole line of bigger boxContinue reading “Musiclily Fuzz and AD-01 Analog Delay Pedal Review”