Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive

Seymour Duncan have created an interesting new overdrive pedal called the 805 Overdrive: The Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive pedal is designed using the same chip as in the legendary 808, but with an expanded gain range and an active 3-band EQ that isn't common on overdrives. It's so versatile that you can use it for a smooth, lyrical bluesy overdrive one minute and a modern … [Read more...]

Farmland FX SIMO Supa Fuzz

Nashville-based guitarist JD Simo is a vintage guitar fanatic. He plays vintage guitars, vintage amps, and when he uses effects they are generally vintage. (He's even started a vintage-focused guitar blog.) One of the vintage effects he likes a lot is the Marshall Supa Fuzz, which can be very expensive to purchase if you can find them anymore. To make it easier to find this … [Read more...]

Joe Bonamassa Fuzz Face Mini

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Dunlop and Joe Bonamassa have recently teamed up to create a new, smaller version of Bonamassa's signature fuzz face, called appropriately enough the Joe Bonamassa Fuzz Face mini: The FFM4 Joe Bonamassa Fuzz Face Mini Distortion delivers the same thick, creamy fuzz tones as its big brother but in a much smaller housing with several upgrades for modern convenience. Equipped … [Read more...]

Anthony Stauffer Demos the Wampler Velvet Fuzz

My Internet pal Anthony Stauffer of Texas Blues Alley posted a video demo of the Wampler Velvet Fuzz pedal earlier this week. I first heard and saw the Velvet Fuzz pedal at last year's Summer NAMM show, and it's been on my radar ever since. It seems like a really versatile fuzz pedal that can also get fairly smooth. Check out Anthony's demo below. I think he does a good job … [Read more...]

Circuits to Cure Cancer

Circuits to Cure Cancer is a group of guitar pedal builders, retailers, reviewers, and musicians who have donated either their products or their time to help raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Please take a minute to look around the website to see some of the fantastic people/companies that have been involved in making this event possible. From May … [Read more...]