Fractal AX8 Demo – Comparing to the BB Preamp Overdrive Pedal

DEMO: Fractal Audio AX8 Overdrive demo. Comparing the BB Preamp in the AX8 to the real deal. The BB Preamp is set up as a second stage OD with a decent amount of drive. I selected this drive and setting since this is where most modelers seem to have issues with drives being fizzy and/or […]
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Eventide H9 Crushstation Algorithm: First Impression

Summary: I won’t be selling any drive pedals soon there are only a few usable tones I applaud Eventide for continuing to bring new functionality to their pedals I finally found some time to play with the new H9 algorithm called “Crushstation”.  It is very cool that Eventide is bringing overdrive/distortion to a platform used […]
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DEMO: POG Before or After Drives?

POG2 before and after overdrive/distortion. Both low and medium drive/gain scenarios are tested. I am using a T1M flip-flop to change the order of the pedals. I was a “before” guy.  Now, I am “after”.  The “before” placement makes sense on paper, but my ears prefer “after”.  Both are usable tones, but they are different: […]
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