Category: Pedal & Effects

Pedals, Guitars, and Amplifier Reviews

Joyo Blue Rain Overdrive Pedal Review

Joyo Blue Rain Overdrive Pedal Review The Joyo Blue Rain overdrive is a new pedal from the Ironman series of pedals recently released with the flip down “Ironman” style visor on the front.  These pedals are about 1/3 smaller than the Tone City pedals so as expected they run on AC only.  Any regular 9v…
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21 Great Effects Pedals for Electric Guitar

21 Great Effects Pedals for Electric Guitar Check out this video of 21 great effects pedals you need to check out.  There are so many great pedals on the market and finding the hidden gems can be hard. With this in mind I’ve put together a list of pedals I really liked testing in this…
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Guitar Effects I Use Live by INTHEBLUES

Guitar Effects I Use Live by INTHEBLUES Here’s a rundown video on all the pedals I am currently using live.  I have been using these now for several gigs and I feel really settled on my tone and sound especially with the Les Paul and 335 electric guitars.  This video features some live playing tones…
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Tone City Mandragora Overdrive Pedal Review

Tone City Mandragora Overdrive Pedal Review The Tone City Mandragora is based off the killer tones of the Lovepedal Kalamazoo overdrive pedal.  What I love about the Mandragora is it’s extremely usable and sits somewhere between the Tone City Bad Horse and the Tone City Wild Fire in terms of gain.  This is an overdrive…
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Tone City Bad Horse Overdrive Pedal Review

Tone City Bad Horse Overdrive Pedal Review The Tone City Bad Horse Overdrive pedal is a Klon clone that captures the authentic tones the Klon KTR is known for.  I am lucky enough to own a Klon KTR (the Red Klon) and today I did a test between the Klon and the Tone City Bad…
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Toyroom Guitar Effects – Norfleet Fuzz/Distortion Pedal Review

Toyroom Guitar Effects – Norfleet Fuzz/Distortion Pedal Review The Toyroom Guitar Effects company is based in Sydney, Australia.  They make exceptional quality, hand-wired, custom painted pedals without the unusually high price tag that would go along with them (think Landgraff for example).  I was lucky enough to try four of the new Toyroom Guitar Effects…
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Top 10 Overdrive Pedals of 2014

Top 10 Overdrive Pedals of 2014 Here’s my first half of 2014 top 10 overdrive pedals list.  I have based this purely on tone and not on build/construction quality otherwise the EHX Soul Food pedal probably wouldn’t have made the list (see this video).  This is not a top 10 of all time, it’s a…
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Joyo Vintage Overdrive Pedal Review

Joyo Vintage Overdrive Pedal Review The Joyo Vintage overdrive pedal has some serious online vibe going on.  Much like the Digitech Bad Monkey or the Behringer TO-800 these Joyo pedals live up to the hype and surpass the previous mentioned pedals in terms of build quality, tone and looks. There’s a few things to love…
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