Munnyman Pedals Panchito: A Small Batch RAT Clone To Know

Featuring the legendary LM308 chip, how will this take on the RAT circuit stand up to my beloved clones? Cost: $200 from Munnymanpedals.com Overview Munnyman Pedals is a small pedal company who, funnily enough, was one of the first contacts I ever made on Instagram. Based out of Dallas, Texas, Munnyman has mostly dealt inContinue reading “Munnyman Pedals Panchito: A Small Batch RAT Clone To Know”

2021 Guitar Ranks: Everything We Reviewed This Year

While 2021 had a few less guitar reviews than we hoped, it did not lack in quality at all! All I can say about 2021 is; you could really feel the long term impacts of the pandemic’s impact on the supply chain. Despite being a moderately well known reviewer at best (and that is generous),Continue reading “2021 Guitar Ranks: Everything We Reviewed This Year”

Rubato Guitars Lassie Takes A Bold Step Into The Future

A one piece carbon fibre instrument with premium features and more durability than any guitar on the market. Cost: $4300 for base package, from Rubato.guitars Overview & Final Score: 9.5 out of 10 The spec sheet of the Rubato Lassie is unlike one I’ve ever reviewed before. The Lassie sports a one piece body andContinue reading “Rubato Guitars Lassie Takes A Bold Step Into The Future”

Squier Affinity Telecaster Deluxe: The Best Cheap Tele Yet?

Fender and Squier’s latest foray into affordable guitars is seemingly another rousing success despite some muddy pickups. Cost: $279.99 from Fender.com, Amazon.com, Sweetwater.com, and Reverb.com! (some affiliate links) Overview & Final Score: 7.4 out of 10 Announced earlier this summer, Squier’s Affinity range has been rapidly expanding to include more and more classic models atContinue reading “Squier Affinity Telecaster Deluxe: The Best Cheap Tele Yet?”

Ranking Every Pedal We Reviewed in 2021

2021 was a year of many firsts for me, none of which were more dramatic however than my headfirst dive into the world of pedal demos and reviews! Image courtesy of Teemu Suomala I did not think that pedal reviews would make up the majority of my website’s content this year, yet here we are.Continue reading “Ranking Every Pedal We Reviewed in 2021”

Time Box Instruments Meltdown: A More Punk “Mood”

A micro looping delay with lo-fi modulation madness and a chaos switch built-in for good measure. Overview & Cost: $200 from Timebox.ca or Reverb.com! Time Box Instruments is one of the most incredible pedal companies I have found in the year 2021. Nicky Fuzzbox, the man behind the pedal company, is a circuit bender byContinue reading “Time Box Instruments Meltdown: A More Punk “Mood””

IK Multimedia X-VIBE Multi Modulation Pedal Review and Demo

A 16-in-one solution to all your modulation needs comes at a high price, but with ample room for customization and flexibility. Cost & Overview: $299.99 from Reverb.com, Amazon.com, or IKmultimedia.com! (some affiliate links) Announced during the relatively quiet Summer NAMM, IK Multimedia has firmly entered the pedal world after dipping their toes in a fewContinue reading “IK Multimedia X-VIBE Multi Modulation Pedal Review and Demo”

Get To Know Summer School Electronics And Their Gus Drive Pedal

The inaugural pedal from Summer School Electronics prioritizes simple and clear overdrive above complex tone shaping. Cost & Overview: $149.99 from SummerSchoolElectronics.com Hailing from Syracuse, NY Summer School Electronics is led by a part time teacher/part time punk rocker whose first release to the world of pedals is an updated take on the DOD 250Continue reading “Get To Know Summer School Electronics And Their Gus Drive Pedal”

Donner White Tape Stereo Echo Review: $46 Is A Bargain

Control over left and right analog tape echo parameters that will run parallel to each other has never been so accessible. Cost & Overview: $45.99 from Donnerdeal.com In one of the biggest surprises of the year, this $46 Donner tape delay has become one of my absolute favorite guitar pedals. The White Tape is aContinue reading “Donner White Tape Stereo Echo Review: $46 Is A Bargain”

Poison Noises The Crook Overdrive Review & Demo

A Mosfet-style overdrive with flexible EQ controls an additional diode selector sounds pretty sweet to someone who is always struggling with overdriven tones. Overview & Cost: $99.99 from Poisonnoises.com or find your own Reverb.com! Poison Noises is a relatively young pedal company, having only launched as a pedal company in January 2020. However, their previousContinue reading “Poison Noises The Crook Overdrive Review & Demo”