A guitar overdrive pedal sporting three knobs and a footswitch is not exactly a new or novel concept, but when it is designed and built by Roger Mayer, you have to take notice...
Is VocalSynth the natural choice for unnatural vocal sounds?
Boss’s latest desktop looper might be small, but it’s no lightweight in terms of features.
Just when you thought it was safe to consider your pedalboard finished, along come DOD with a new overdrive...
EHX have produced two versions of their Lester rotary-speaker pedal, one for keyboard players and the other specifically tailored to guitar.
Once available only to Pro Tools users, AIR’s comprehensive plug-in bundle is now open to all — and has been augmented by some intriguing additions.
Designed by PandaMIDI in Hungary and inspired by the long-discontinued Akai Deep Impact, this unit adds a useful range of extra features.
Designed to produce a wide range of mono or stereo delay-based effects, StompDelay's inbuilt multi-waveform modulation allows it to double as a flanger, chorus, tape echo or extreme effects generator.
Electro-Harmonix’s Mel9 guitar effects pedal, which must qualify as their most ambitious model so far, produces a range of instantly recognisable Mellotron sounds.
A trio of easy-to-use plug-ins from Waves aims to bottle the signature sounds of pop producer Greg Wells.
Combine the Artist 20’s smooth tremolo with an independent variable 0-10 dB clean gain boost, and what do you get? An effects pedal with attitude!
Waves took on the challenge of modelling four modified EMT 140 plates used at Abbey Road Studios on countless classic recordings. Did they succeed?
Emulating the setup of gates and room mics on the vocal treatment Tony Visconti used for the David Bowie track ‘Heroes’, Eventide's plug-in is more than a one-trick pony...
B-Scanner replicates the vibrato and offers far more scope to create effects outside the range of Hammond’s original ‘scanner’ chorus/vibrato circuit.
We get hands-on with the most unusual device yet to spring forth from the IGS workshop.
Electro Harmonix always manage to come up with a new twist when developing new pedals, and their Cock Fight combines...
Eighteen years after the launch of their ground-breaking POD, Line 6’s new flagship amp-modeller looks brimful of promise.
With such brilliant software reverbs now available, does this new hardware unit warrant a place in the space race?
With new amps, effects and a stripped-back GUI, is Overloud’s modelling software ready to play a headline slot?
Algorithmic reverb plug-ins still can’t match high-end hardware, but Liquidsonics are bridging the gap with an innovative new convolution technique.
The MF Flange and MF Chorus pedals are the latest in Moog’s Minifooger line, the initial offerings of which we reviewed...
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