Video Demo Of The New Electro-Harmonix Stereo Electric Mistress

Hehe... well, it looks like Michael Leonhart has done it again––he's produced yet another refreshingly avant-garde video demo for Electro-Harmonix, this time showing off the company's newly re-imagined Stereo Electric Mistress. As with Leonhart's earlier video demos, you'll probably either love this one or hate it, but either way you have to a…

REVIEW: The Phaseomatic Deluxe – Effectrode's All-Tube Phase Shifter

Model Effectrode Phaseomatic Deluxe Intro The Phaseomatic Deluxe is boutique effects company Effectrode's handsome new photo-optical vacuum tube phase shifter. Like something straight out of an old Sci-Fi film, this imposingly sturdy little stomp-box features the kind of retro-50's styling that would look right at home perched on top of your gr…

First Look: Effectrode's All-Tube Phaseomatic Deluxe

Before I sign off for the weekend I just wanted to leave you all with a quick look at this beautiful stompbox I just got in for review––a brand spankin' new prototype of Effectrode's Phaseomatic Deluxe. The pedal is essentially a re-ingeneered "Deluxe" version of the world's first photo-optical, vacuum tube phaser, and like its predec…

REVIEW: Effectrode's Tube-Vibe

Liquid Tones, Vintage Good Looks, 100% Tube Signal Path The Tube-Vibe is Effectrode's homage to the classic––some would say historic––Shiftee U-915 Uni-Vibe pedal, which was first introduced to the U.S. back in '69, and went on to gain legendary status at the hands of many great guitar players, perhaps most notably Jimi Hendrix, who was ob…

First Look: Effectrode Tube-Vibe Vibrato Pedal

Well, here's a sneak peek at Effectrode's thoroughly retro, 100% tube signal path, funky purple metal-fleck wonder, the Tube-Vibe –– Effectrode's homage to the classic '60s Shiftee Uni-Vibe pedal. Fully configurable––with Depth, Volume & Blend knobs, not to mention internal dip switches and a trim pot––my first impressions are that…