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Electro-Harmonix Release the Lumberjack Overdrive Pedal

Electro-Harmonix Release the Lumberjack Overdrive Pedal

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With the new Lumberjack, Electro-Harmonix set out to rethink overdrive pedal design and this logarithmic OD breaks all of the rules to deliver distortion with a character that’s uniquely EHX.

Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal Review

Boss SD-1 Super Overdrive Pedal Review

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I bought the BOSS SD-1 as an alternative overdrive pedal to the Tubescreamer type. The SD-1 uses asymmetric clipping (as opposed to the symmetrical clipping on a Tubescreamer-type overdrive) and  Full Article »

New Distortion Pedal from Seymour Duncan

New Distortion Pedal from Seymour Duncan

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Seymour Duncan releases another pedal into their already impressive array of guitar effects.

MXR Distortion+ Pedal Review

MXR Distortion+ Pedal Review

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This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Arvin I have always been attracted to the MXR brand since I first started listening to Ozzy Osbourne and my personal guitar  Full Article »

Wren And Cuff – The Caprid – Distortion Pedal Review

Wren And Cuff – The Caprid – Distortion Pedal Review

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This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Jason Lopez The Caprid is an all hand-made effect pedal based on the legendary “Ram’s Head” Big Muff from the early to  Full Article »

Electro-Harmonix – Double Muff (Large Original) Distortion Pedal Review

Electro-Harmonix – Double Muff (Large Original) Distortion Pedal Review

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This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Johna Burns Initially, I was looking for an Electro-Harmonix Big Muff. The Big Muff is widely known and accepted into guitarists pedal  Full Article »

Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi Review

Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi Review

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This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Joaovlribeiro When I started playing guitar I remember being a huge fan of the Chili Peppers who by that time had as  Full Article »

1970’s Colorsound Overdriver Pedal Review

1970’s Colorsound Overdriver Pedal Review

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This review was submitted by Guitar Jar contributor: Paul Limb My original pedal, found in the bargain bin at Carsbro sound centre in late 70’s. Possibly the best pedal in  Full Article »

Effects Pedal Survival Guide by The GigRig

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Daniel Steinhardt is a bit of a legend. At Guitar Jar, we’re huge admirers of his work; not only of his excellent products, but also for his all round knowledge  Full Article »

Overdrive and Distortion Pedal Order

Overdrive and Distortion Pedal Order

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In a recent feature from USA guitarist Chris Manning, he emphasised the importance of overdrive pedal ordering and placement. My question is; “Why?”.

Stone Box Audio Interview

Stone Box Audio Interview

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Interested in guitar effects pedals? Looking for something different to sit on your pedalboard?  Stone Box Audio is a UK based independent guitar electronics company specialising in effects pedal modifications,  Full Article »

Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi Review

Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi Review

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The EHX Big Muff Pi is a distortion/fuzz pedal that has been around, in various guises, for decades with many recognised guitarists having had used one at some point in  Full Article »

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