Electro-Harmonix Reissues the “Green Russian Big Muff”

It was bound to happen…Mike Matthews doesn’t leave many stones unturned…he just gets around to turnin’ them over exactly when it will maximize profits for EH…and so Electro-Harmonix Officially Announces the Reissue of the Green Russian Big Muff.

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Peter Cornish OC-1 Review

 

Less is more is a tried and true adage that certainly holds merit with just about anything Peter Cornish builds. Simple designs that rely on neither flashy graphics or slick advertising, these pedals are textbook examples of austere product.  They are, however, well known, not only to the basement jammers and boutique connoisseurs alike, but to some BIG names:  his products (and services) can been found in the rigs of none other than David Gilmour, Brian May, Tony Iommi and myself.  Because of this association Cornish pedals are considered extravagant and  pricey, but you get what you pay for: they are quiet, sturdy, and well built designs that all have exceptional tone. Continue reading “Peter Cornish OC-1 Review”

REAL Tube Overdrive 901 by B.K. Butler Review

 A favourite of Billy Gibbons, the Real Tube “901” seems to be the lesser known (and less sought after) brother to the classic Tube Driver used by both David Gilmour and Eric Johnson.  With the addition of the Mid control and unique enclosure you would think it would be the preferred version, but that doesn’t seem to be the case, and that makes this pedal a hidden gem in the world of tone unknown.

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Skreddy Major Review

Straying from his usual hand-wired format of boutique pedals, Marc Alhfs of Skreddy Pedals offers up something fresh and more-cost effective to his followers with the introduction of three New Pedals. Of this series we are looking at the Major Overdrive. Continue reading “Skreddy Major Review”

EarthQuaker Devices EQD Tentacle Review For Bass

Tentacle


A “spin-off” effect from the Hoof Reaper pedal, the Tentacle delivers the same biting yet smooth Octave Effect without the previous pedals distortion circuit, making it exceptionally suited for use with the Bass. At a quick glance this sparse design is possibly a bit deceptive, but give it a thorough run and you will be gripped by the Tentacle! Continue reading “EarthQuaker Devices EQD Tentacle Review For Bass”