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    Electro Harmonix Ravish

    Sitar Emulation Stomp-box Effect

    Paul White checks out this stomp-box effect from Electro Harmonix.

    Reviews Jan 2012
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    Demeter RVB1 Reverbulator

    Spring Reverb Pedal

    Chris Korff reviews this pedal-format spring reverb derived from the Demeter rackmount units, which uses real springs rather than an emulation circuit.

    Reviews Dec 2011
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    Neo Instruments Ventilator

    Rotary Speaker Simulator

    There have been plenty of Leslie emulators over the years, but is the Ventilator the one that finally nails ‘that’ sound?

    Reviews Dec 2011
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    Eventide Space

    Reverb Effect Pedal

    Come with us on a journey through time and space, as we explore the mysteries of Eventide’s remarkable new effects pedal...

    Reviews Nov 2011
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    Eventide Eclipse V4

    Studio Effects Processor

    You’d think a digital effect processor’s brilliance might have been eclipsed somewhat in the last decade, but Eventide have made significant software changes that keep this one fresh, relevant and desirable.

    Reviews Aug 2011
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    Line 6 M5

    Effects Pedal

    Paul White plugs his guitar in and strums away, all in the name of reviewing this effects pedal!

    Reviews Jul 2011
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    Quantec 2496 Yardstick

    Room Simulator

    Can a 30‑year old algorithm in a tiny blue box really be at the cutting edge of room simulation? The answer to that question would appear to be “yes”.

    Reviews Jul 2011
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    Vibesware GR1 & GR Junior

    Stand‑mounted Guitar Resonators

    This hands‑free take on the long‑established E-bow concept offers a promising new palette of sounds for the recording guitarist.

    Reviews Jul 2011
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    EBS MultiComp

    Dual-band Bass Compressor Pedal

    Swedish bass‑equipment manufacturers EBS’s updated MultiComp pedal is intended to make transparent‑sounding bass compression easy to achieve. Matt Houghton investigates...

    Reviews Apr 2011
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    Sound Skulptor STS

    Analogue Tape Simulator

    Available ready-made or in kit form, the STS is more affordable than the competition... but is it any good?

    Reviews Jan 2011
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    Sound Skulptor STS | Media

    Analogue Tape Simulator

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    Reviews Jan 2011
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    Electro Harmonix Freeze

    Sound Retainer Effects Pedal

    Paul White investigates a new effects pedal from Electro Harmonix... everybody Freeze!

    Reviews Dec 2010
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    Mode Machines KRP1 Krautrock Phaser

    Analogue Phaser

    The KRP1 Krautrock Phaser is a modern recreation of a German classic.

    Reviews Dec 2010
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    Fishman Aura Spectrum

    Acoustic Imaging DI Pedal

    How do you make a piezo-miked acoustic guitar sound like a real miked acoustic? Fishman have improved on their already impressive answer to that question...

    Reviews Oct 2010
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    JoeMeek GBQ Distortion & EQ Pedal

    JoeMeek's GBQ pedal combines distortion with their three-band sweep Meequalizer EQ, and runs from an included external power...

    Reviews Sep 2010
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    FabFilter Twin 2 • Timeless 2 • Volcano 2

    Effects & Synth Plug-ins [Mac & PC]

    FabFilters powerful plug-in suite brings us advanced modulation possibilities, filters with multiple personalities, and plenty of overdrive.

    Reviews Apr 2010
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    Boss FRV1

    Reverb Pedal

    One of my favourite effects units is an mid‑to‑late '90s brown Fender '63 Valve Reverb reissue. Bought in the days when I ...

    Reviews Mar 2010
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    Moog MIDI MuRF

    Multi Resonant Filter Pedal

    The latest Moogerfooger pedal combines the two previous MuRFs and adds MIDI.

    Reviews Dec 2009
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    Rainger FX Dr Freakenstein Fuzz & El Distorto

    Guitar Effects

    The Dr Freakenstein Fuzz reminds me of the kind of thing I used to experiment with back in the mid '60s, when fuzz was a new...

    Reviews Dec 2009
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    T-Rex Gristle Pedals

    Stomp-box Effects

    Judging by the names of some of their products, the designers at T‑Rex have got a thing about the less attractive elements of...

    Reviews Nov 2009
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    Eventide ModFactor & PitchFactor

    Effects Pedals

    These flexible effects pedals from the makers of the original Harmonizer are equally at home on stage and in the studio, with guitar, keys or even a mixing desk.

    Reviews Oct 2009

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