Xotic EP Booster, SP Compressor, and SL Drive

Big Things Come in Small Packages The further we make our way into the future, the less we, as humans, are willing to compromise things like physical space. We want all of the horsepower and the most efficiency in the smallest package. Take, for instance, Nissan’s new Leaf boasting over 100mpg in a tiny, lightweight […]

Xotix BB Preamp

Not Another Marshall-In-A-Box BB? Must be a bluesbreaker pedal clone. Maybe a JTM45 in a box? Xotic doesn’t clearly say anywhere what the inspiration for this pedal came from. I’ve owned the pedal for years and I still couldn’t tell you exactly what it’s supposed to be, but I can tell you with confidence this […]

The Fullness of Fulltone Pedals

Fulltone was founded in 1991 by Michael Fuller, a session guitarist, composer and ‘electronic tinkerer’; he started manufacturing pedals out of a frustration with the inconsistencies of older designs, and wanted to bring something familiar, yet, inherently reliable to the marketplace. Something a guitarist could plug into and use with zero issues. I can attest […]