Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Review: Ox Fuzz Dark

The Ox Fuzz Dark is a modified Fuzz Face based fuzz with tons of low end. It simply has a knob for fuzz and for volume. For being such a simple fuzz, this thing is pretty flexible. Jump on past the break to read more about it's sounds and hear it for yourself!

Monday, June 27, 2011

Basic Audio Fuzz Demos

Really great demo by Taylor Barefoot of a range of Basic Audio fuzz boxes. As usual the video, sound and playing are all high quality, watch the video if you're curious about Basic Audio or just love fuzz!

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Guest Review: Devi Ever Soda Meiser (By Kevin Ian)

Hello Kind Readers!

The pedal I wish to talk to you about is the Devi Ever Soda Meiser. I traded some pedals and acquired the DIY kit through mail. Todd of Grumpy Toad FX was kind enough to build it for me.

Devi's single pedals are interesting creatures. They have a volume knob (plenty of volume on tap) and an intensity/texture knob. You will find that you get a variety of sounds from simply turning the intensity knob. Lets examine the sounds you can get from the pedal:

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Review: Make Sounds Loudly Whale's Revenge

The Make Sounds Loudly Whales Revenge is a simple fuzz/overdrive unit with rhythm and lead channels to switch between crunchy overdrive to a more saturated overdrive fuzz combination. Those of you out there looking for a unit to handle both fuzz, overdrive and the sweet combination of the two should read on.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Review: Make Sounds Loudly Dirty Boost

This will be my first in a series of Make Sounds Loudly reviews. Make Sounds Loudly is run by Mark Leahey and I believe will become a popular choice for fuzz lovers in the near future. I'm going to first review the MSL Dirty Boost, great for adding some hair to your clean or overdriven tone as well as providing an awesome boost to fuzz and distortion pedals.

Taylor Barefoot Demos Diamond Pedals and The Secret Seasons Snowdrift Fuzz

Thought I'd share some really high quality Taylor Barefoot demos of various Diamond pedals and the Secret Season Snow Drift. I love how he shows them off by themselves as well as in a song context, check them out!

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

More Mobile Friendly Version of EW

I made the blog more mobile browser friendly for you smartphone users out there. Looks great on my Droid, let me know if there are any problems or if you just prefer having the full site on your phone's browser. Stay posted for a Make Sounds Loudly Dirty Boost review tonight!

Monday, June 6, 2011

New Noisemaker Effects Fuzz- Out Now!

The Square Wave Fuzz is great for those fat, synthy fuzz tones. Matt did a demo of the Square Wave as well, check it out!

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

An Interview with Rick Holt- The Force Behind Frequency Central

Rick is the sole driving force of Frequency Central, he makes plenty of mind blowing custom pedals as well as sub-mini and 12ax7/au7 tube amps (like the one above). I reached out to Rick for an interview to tell us more about his unique creations and maybe provide some guidance to all you budding DIY folks out there. Read on for more information on Frequency Central!