FX Pedals

E-H East River Drive Overdrive

All overdrives are not created equal Sometimes the “hype” or just the brand name is enough to generate interest in a new product especially in the world of guitar effects. Such is the case with the Electro-Harmonix East River Drive Overdrive (advertised as a Tube Screamer clone more or less). The description sounded good, and […]

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MXR Custom Badass Modified O.D.

Now that I’ve had the MXR Custom Badass Modified O.D. for a few days I can make a reasonable assesment on it. First thing is that it absolutely does what the mfgr. says it does. The range of tones is huge, thanks in part to the 100HZ knob

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Akai Blues Overdrive

I found something: an Akai Blues Overdrive that the owner was willing to trade for a good chorus pedal. I just happened to have a Marshall Supervibe that I hadn’t used in a while so

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Original 4 Knob Barber Burn Unit

On a whim I picked up an original 4 knob Barber Burn Unit. And let me tell you , It was a great find. The job of “main overdrive” is now split between the Barber and the Open Road. But the barber does something that the Open Road…

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