Diamond Compressor & Comp Jr Review – Best Optical Compression Pedals?

Diamond Compressor & Comp Jr Review – Best Optical Compression Pedals?

Review of: Diamond Compressor Comp Jr Reviewed by: Gabriel TanakaRating:5On October 31, 2015Last modified:October 21, 2016 Summary: More Details In 2004 Diamond Pedals began work on creating a unique compression pedal that would essentially be a channel strip for guitar, similar to a vocal channel strip found in a recording studio consisting of preamp, compression,…

TC Electronic HyperGravity Compressor Review – Best Multiband Compression Pedal?

TC Electronic HyperGravity Compressor Review – Best Multiband Compression Pedal?

Review of: TC Electronic HyperGravity Compressor Reviewed by: Gabriel TanakaRating:4On October 26, 2015Last modified:October 21, 2016 Summary: More Details TC Electronic recently come out of nowhere with a pedal that may change the way guitarists perceive and use compression forever. That pedal is the HyperGravity Compressor. The HyperGravity Compressor spans the history of guitar compression…

Effectrode PC-2A Compressor Review – Best Optical Tube Compression Pedal?

Effectrode PC-2A Compressor Review – Best Optical Tube Compression Pedal?

Review of: Effectrode PC-2A Compressor Reviewed by: Gabriel TanakaRating:5On October 24, 2015Last modified:October 8, 2016 Summary: More Details The Effectrode PC-2A Compressor may at first seem like a humble, unassuming little pedal with its classy, understated appearance consisting of only 2 surface knobs and a few words upon a clean, light grey enclosure. But guitarists…

Wampler Ego Compressor Review – Best “Ross/Dyna Comp” Pedal?

Review of: Wampler Ego Compressor Reviewed by: Gabriel TanakaRating:5On October 19, 2015Last modified:October 8, 2016 Summary: More Details The classic Ross Compressor & MXR Dyna Comp are archetypical guitar compressor pedals with a distinct compression sound that is still highly regarded today by many guitarists. But these classic designs are also known for their drawbacks, mainly…

Rivera Sustain Shaman Review – Best Modern Compression Pedal?

Rivera Sustain Shaman Review – Best Modern Compression Pedal?

Review of: Rivera Sustain Shaman Reviewed by: Gabriel TanakaRating:5On October 14, 2015Last modified:October 8, 2016 Summary: More Details The Rivera Sustain Shaman is an anomaly among guitar compressor pedals. While most compressors of the “Level/Sustain” variety follow the tired trail of the old Ross/Dyna Comp pedals from the 70’s & 80’s, this pedal is something…

Empress Effects Compressor Review – Best Studio Grade Compression Pedal?

Empress Effects Compressor Review – Best Studio Grade Compression Pedal?

Review of: Empress Effects Compressor Reviewed by: Gabriel TanakaRating:5On October 7, 2015Last modified:October 8, 2016 Summary: More Details The Canadian pedal gurus at Empress Effects are well-known for making exceptional products, a couple of their diverse offerings being the Vintage Modified Superdelay, a digital delay pedal of high regard, and the Empress Effects Heavy, a…

Keeley Electronics Compressor Pro Review – Best Studio Grade Compression Pedal?

Keeley Electronics Compressor Pro Review – Best Studio Grade Compression Pedal?

Review of: Keeley Electronics Compressor Pro Reviewed by: Gabriel TanakaRating:5On October 2, 2015Last modified:October 8, 2016 Summary: More Details Keeley Electronics’ most famous pedal is the C4 Compressor, a Ross Compressor inspired gem that is still one of the best compressor pedals available today. Not content with having just one outstanding pedal in that category,…