So, you have a digital amp that does every amp sound you want so why not a pedal that does everything (well almost) modulation? It saves space, is versatile and doesn’t require a degree in tap dancing to get at the sounds you want. Enter the EHX Mod11. Effects included are:...

Over the years we have tried out a good number of overdrive and distortion pedals from very mild to extremely wild and all points in between including tube screamer and klon clones. All of these have never come close to the ‘sound in my head’ until now. Enter the Mad...

We all want an original Klon Centaur pedal but sadly, unless you re-mortgage the house and scour the universe we shall never have the pleasure of seeing it on our board. However, there are plenty of ‘klones’ of the Klon on the market today and without doubt one of the...

The Boss CS-3 Compression Sustainer has been around for over ten years and has no doubt sold in its thousands as it is still a very popular pedal (head to ebay and you will find that pre-owned models sell easily with plenty of bidders). Why is is popular? Because as...

The Vox Cambridge 50 modelling amp has been getting some rave reviews since it was launched in the UK last year and we have had one in our studio now for a few months. NuTube Technology With Nutube technology to give it a warm valve like sound, a 12" Celestion speaker and...

Why should us six stringers have all the fun - bass boys deserve some overdrive sounds too! We six plus stringers have a fantastic choice of overdrive and distortion pedals with just about any sound you want available, either through a pedal or an amp. Spare a thought then for the...

Can a £35 overdrive pedal be that good? Can a clone of a hand-made pedal be that good? In this case yes to both, the Joyo Ultimate Drive can be a subtle overdrive and a bit of a snarling beast! Amazing for the Price Based very closely on the Fulltone OCD, which...

If you are looking for an uncomplicated reverb pedal, with a small footprint and great sound – this Hall of Fame Mini could be it! TC are one of the best known names in pedals and produce a range of ten reverb pedals from the budget Skysurfer at £30 up...

Much has been said about the MXR M169 Carbon Copy which has been around now for over ten years and comes also in Mini and Deluxe versions, all of which are very popular with pedal aficionados. Great Sounds It is a 100% analog pedal using bucket- brigade technology and can create some...

Reverbs. You can spend less than 30 quid for a TC Electronic Skyverb (which is a great pedal for the money) or over £450 for an all singing and dancing Strymon Big Sky which has every reverb under the sun in its arsenal. Versatile Me, I do prefer reverb to delay, but...