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What can we say about the pedals that Spaceman Effects puts out? They’re pricy, they’re hard to find and they all sound incredible. Well, that’s a start, anyway. Their latest masterpiece, the Sputnik II Deluxe Germanium Fuzz, takes the already brilliant circuit from the original Sputnik Fuzz, and beefs it up even more, if you can believe it. With a new second mode and a couple more tasty additions, this is a fuzz...

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We’ve played almost all of the pedals that have been released by Spaceman Effects, and each one has been a real revelation to the pedal world, containing powerful, unique and rare tones found only hidden inside these precious few stomp boxes. Their latest release is another one-of-a-kind, as it offers true analog spring reverb in the form of a pedal! We’d like to proudly announce a wonderful addition to the Spaceman...

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It turns out I was a lucky fella: 1 of only 20 people on the planet who secured the latest “Top Secret Mission” pedal from our friends over at Spaceman Effects. As it turns out, this mystery pedal is an unlabeled (and therefore, extremely rare) version of the Voyager 1, an optical tremolo that was just released. This one is WAY cooler, however, as it has no labels and no indication of how it works – even the...

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Just opening the box containing the Sputnik Germanium Fuzz pedal from Spaceman Effects was quite a thrill. I love how they make everything so shiny and sparkly, making you feel just a wee bit better about how much you just spent on an effects pedal. The silver bag makes it seem like you’re opening a window into space, about to be launched into the sonic atmosphere at breakneck speeds, and leaving all other guitarists’...

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You know when you first stomp the on/off switch of a new pedal, and you get a rush of exasperation and disbelief, like you can’t believe it took you so long to find this glorious sound pouring out of your amplifier? Somehow, you think, you won’t have to ever buy another effects pedal in your life (yeah, right)? The search has finally ended? The wait is over? Well, it doesn’t happen all that often, in my opinion, but...

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First and foremost, the Saturn V Harmonic Booster (in Limited Edition White) from Spaceman Effects is gorgeous. Pretty much the cleanest, slickest, futuristic-looking pedal I have ever had the opportunity to play. Not to mention it sounds simply incredible. You’d think a pedal with only two knobs would be kind of a one-trick pony, but the sonic ranges in these 2 knobs are BIG, allowing for an unusual amount of tonal structure...

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