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TC Electronic MojoMojo review

Get your mojo working... twice

  • £105
  • $177
The MojoMojo delivers valve-like overdrive to boost your amp further

MusicRadar Verdict

Lovely transparent overdrive that's like adding an extra channel to your amp.

Pros

  • +

    Easy battery access. Valve-like overdrive. Capable of subtlety. Compact chassis design.

Cons

  • -

    Nothing at all.

The function of the MojoMojo is to provide the sound of overdriven valves in a hard-working amp, and not just any amp - TC's desired flavour here is vintage tweed. Not a bad place to start.

"The MojoMojo responds sympathetically to playing dynamics and has clarity"

Delivering valve-like overdrive or a clean(ish) boost to push your amp further, the pedal responds sympathetically to playing dynamics and has a certain clarity that lets chords ring through with individual notes intact.

The toggle switch either keeps your bottom end girth intact or offers a slightly leaner sound while the tone controls operate over a sensible range if it's a tonal shift rather than a dirtier amp sound that's required.

Trevor Curwen has played guitar for several decades – he's also mimed it on the UK's Top of the Pops. Much of his working life, though, has been spent behind the mixing desk, during which time he has built up a solid collection of the guitars, amps and pedals needed to cover just about any studio session. He writes pedal reviews for Guitarist and has contributed to Total Guitar, MusicRadar and Future Music among others.