A Crisp, Crunch Box For Your Bass From Summer School Electronics

Summer School Electronics updates their beloved Gus Drive for bass players. Fresh off the madness of Black Friday, Summer School Electronics announced and released their newest pedal, the Gus Plus. The Gus Plus is their Gus Drive pedal, but with a clean blend knob added to it. This makes it ideal for bass players, whoContinue reading “A Crisp, Crunch Box For Your Bass From Summer School Electronics”

Fox River Devices Autumn Drive Is Their First In A Line Of Seasonal Gain Stages

A new brand, a new pedal, and four seasonal takes on drive pedals start now with Autumn. One of my favorite aspects of running this blog is that I can cover new and upcoming brands that most of you probably wouldn’t otherwise find. Sure, I do review Fender, PRS, Walrus, Strymon, and other big nameContinue reading “Fox River Devices Autumn Drive Is Their First In A Line Of Seasonal Gain Stages”

Pedals For A Cause: Electric Love Pedals Fund Breast Cancer Research

100% of proceeds from this pedal brand will go directly to help combat breast cancer. When we talk about guitar pedals, and guitar gear in general, we’re often worked up in a frenzy of aggressive comments, stubborn opinions, and subjective views. All of those minor arguments of importance are dwarfed by the ever present importanceContinue reading “Pedals For A Cause: Electric Love Pedals Fund Breast Cancer Research”

Summer School Electronics Unveils The Bootster Booster and Gladys Overdrive

The latest from one of my favorite new companies makes for an exciting pairing on any pedalboard. Bootster: $129.99 and Gladys: $149.99 from Summerschoolelectronics.com Overview Summer School Electronics hit the ground running in 2021 behind their phenomenal Gus Drive, an updated take on the DOD 250 circuit. Now, 2022 has already brought 3 new pedalsContinue reading “Summer School Electronics Unveils The Bootster Booster and Gladys Overdrive”

Benson Amps Preamp Pedal Review and Demo

From one of the most popular amp makers of the 21st century comes a versatile and genre-bending gain stage. Cost: $249.00 from Bensonamps.com, Reverb.com, and Amazon.com! It’s almost impossible to exist in online guitar circles without being hyper aware of the excellent work that Chris Benson of Benson Amps has been doing. Amps like theContinue reading “Benson Amps Preamp 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”

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”

Music Box Pedals Lyla Drive Review

My first experience with a Timmy circuit is equally as impressive as it is eye catching. Overview & Cost: $169 from Musicboxpedals.com or find one on Reverb.com! Searching for that perfect overdrive pedal is a never ending quest for me. And that’s partly just because I feel like I’m still learning about all the differentContinue reading “Music Box Pedals Lyla Drive Review”

SPS Pedals Local 2609: A Boosted Blues Breaker

How will this switchable, boosted Blues Breaker fit into a rig that is clearly lacking a transparent drive? Cost & Overview: $120.00 new from SPS Pedal’s Reverb Shop! (Affiliate link) Part of my favorite thing about Instagram is that you can discover a new gear brand every single day. Whether it is a pedal company,Continue reading “SPS Pedals Local 2609: A Boosted Blues Breaker”