Tracing Journal: Cornish SS-3 Soft Sustain

The second new Cornish pedal today is the SS-3 Soft Sustain. The SS-3 is an update of his earlier SS-2 circuit, an 1970s-style overdrive with roots in the MXR Distortion+. The SS-2 had already been traced… sort of. …

Tracing Journal: Xotic Soul Driven Boost/Overdrive

Xotic is best known for their AC & RC Booster pedals as well as the BB Preamp. The Soul Driven was released in 2016, making it a relatively new addition to the Xotic family, developed in collaboration with …

Tracing Journal: Seymour Duncan Pickup Booster

The Seymour Duncan Pickup Booster is a clean boost pedal with the added feature of being able to simulate the resonant peak of different pickups, letting a single-coil assume the character of either vintage or modern humbucker. It …

Tracing Journal: SoloDallas Storm

The SoloDallas Storm is a pedal conversion of the Schaffer-Vega Diversity System (SVDS), the first wireless system for guitar that was reliable enough to be used by major touring acts. The SVDS was designed by Ken Schaffer and …

Limited run of pre-built Refractor pedals available now!

If you want a Refractor pedal but aren’t confident in your soldering skills, we’ve got a small quantity of assembled Refractors for sale on our Reverb store. Plus, check out the new demo video!

Three new projects for February

Kick off your February with new projects based on the Friedman BE-OD / Dirty Shirley, fOXX Tone Machine, and Univox Superfuzz.

Three new 125B projects available now

A few new (well, relaunched) circuits are available today. Procyon – BJFe Honey Bee Overdrive A workalike of one of the original hand-made boutique pedals, originally modeled after vintage Supro amps and noted for its dynamic low-gain tone. …