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When we had the chance to demo the original Flight Time FT-1Y Digital Delay pedal from Free The Tone early last year, we had no idea that some new features and improvements would be made so quickly, and that we’d have another chance to delve into this marvelous creation so soon. Well, as it happens, the new model is out, and has brought with it a couple of fantastic upgrades and options that every musician and studio engineer...

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The folks at Free The Tone are making some absolutely phenomenal effects pedals, and have been for some time. Today, we’re going to take a look at their latest offering, an effect genre that is as popular now as it’s ever been, and one that continues to gain traction moving forward. The Ambi Space AS-1R is a digital reverb that has a warm and analog-ish feel, while supporting digital interfacing and harnessing modern...

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Today’s pedal is really a delay to end all delays, as long as you’re not running a stereo rig, that is. The Flight Time Delay (FT-1Y) from Free The Tone looks like the Flux Capacitor and the Millennium Falcon had a love child, with it’s vast control section and digital read-out parameters. Truth is, that’s not far from the truth, as it is just about as futuristic looking and sounding a delay that’s on the...

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The folks at Free The Tone have really been putting out some incredible gear in the last few years, and today’s featured pedal is yet another in their impressive lineup. Wanting to create an overdrive that could fit onto any board comfortably, they set out to build a pedal using the finest ingredients and latest technology, and ultimately came up with the Gigs Boson Overdrive. Taking its name from a recently discovered Higgs...

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Who has $1,500 or more for a guitar pedal? Not many of us, I’m quite sure. While the Klon is a legendary boost in it’s own right, there are a lot of pedal companies making similar pedals for way, way less money. A prime example of one of these awesome pedal makers is Free The Tone, probably most known for their ridiculous Flight Time Delay, used by none other than David Gilmour. Today’s pedal, however, is the Red...

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