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  • The Top Overdrive Pedals for Electric Guitar

    The Top Overdrive Pedals for Electric Guitar - The Best Overdrive Pedals for Electric Guitar


    The overdrive pedal is one of the most timeless and classic effects for electric guitar, and finding the overdrive of your dreams can be a lifelong endeavor. They have become a true cult object and manufacturers have seized the opportunity to expand the offering exponentially throughout the years. Given the saturation of the market, it's not easy …

  • Review of the Boss OD-1X OverDrive

    Review of the Boss OD-1X OverDrive - An Overdrive Pedal with a New Look and Feel


    The Boss OD-1X OverDrive was one of two new stompboxes the company announced at NAMM 2014 (the DS-1X Distortion was the other). It features the company’s recently developed Multi-Dimensional Processing (MDP) technology and promises a superior playing experience to analog pedals. Does it deliver?

  • Wampler The Paisley Drive Review

    Wampler The Paisley Drive Review - This Is Country Music


    The market of guitar stompboxes is quite saturated — competition is hard, manufacturers fight against each other with new controls and serial numbers. While I was reviewing a Blues 3000, I got the features of my next mission: handcrafted, overdrive, versatility. When I saw these three words together, I jumped into my mustang and headed out west.

  • SolidGoldFX Stompbox Review

    SolidGoldFX Stompbox Review - The Quebec Effect


    If you are interested in guitar stompboxes, you must choose between two different worlds: you've got the mass-produced effect pedals that use more or less average-quality components for cost savings reasons, and you have boutique stompboxes produced in small quantities, using selected components, and hand-crafted by guitar FX enthusiasts. SolidGol…