TC Electronic MojoMojo Overdrive Pedal Review (June 2024)


Last updated on June 14, 2024 3:06 pm Details


In this review post, we’re going to be discussing the TC Electronic MojoMojo Overdrive Pedal, including an overview of its unique features.

Product Description

Designing MOJOMOJO OVERDRIVE was both very simple and very complex. We knew what we wanted from the start: A pedal that sounds like an amp, with a very open character and little compression allowing even the most subtle of your playing to shine through. We basically set out to capture lightning in a bottle with a clarity that even allowed for complex chords to stand out – did we succeed? Well, plug it in, play one lick, look us in the eye and try to tell us we didn’t!

•    Increased circuit board voltage for extra headroom
•    Precise tone controls
•    Voicing switch

One of the reasons why we’ve achieved such a dynamic pedal is the fact that we use a special circuit that ramps up the voltage to more than 3 – 4 times the amount of your typical drive pedals. However, we don’t use this added gain to squeeze more overdrive/distortion out of the pedal, but to dramatically increase the headroom and dynamics. The result? The most alive overdrive you have ever heard and a pedal that defines all that is magic about overdriven sounds.

MOJOMOJO is a very musical pedal, but it needs direction. It’ll be up to you to integrate it into your gear via the tone controls. Luckily, MOJOMOJO sounds great right off the bat and dialing in what you want, from added punch or body to added beef on your leads, is fun and easy.

In essence, an overdrive is something you get from a fully cranked tube amp working hard. Simple, but so dastardly hard to capture. MOJOMOJO actually succeeded doing this in the most natural and musical of ways and is in fact so ‘fat sounding’ we added a voicing switch for backing off the bass a bit when used with dark sounding guitars.

Product Features

  • The exceptional overdrive pedal offers you extra headroom, precise tone controls, and a voicing switch
  • Increased circuit board voltage gives dramatically more headroom and dynamics for an incredibly alive overdrive sounds
  • The 4-knob interface enables extensive tonal tweaking while remaining highly intuitive to let you focus on playing
  • The voicing switch allows you to choose between the true natural overdrive sound or a juicy tone that backs off the bass a little
  • Two-band EQ with active bass and treble knobs lets you really shape your sound
  • True bypass allows for optimum clarity and zero high-end loss when the pedal is off
  • Easy one-screw battery compartment access
  • The compact format fits on any pedalboard
  • High-quality components to give you extraordinary overdrive tones
  • Sturdy die-cast metal case designed for life on the road

Pros & Cons


  • Solid build quality
  • Affordable
  • Incredibly trusted
  • Favorable consumer review testimonials
  • Worth the investment
  • Fantastic audio output
  • Ideal for recording and live performances


  • Some people believe that the bass frequency is simply too high

TC Electronic MojoMojo Overdrive Pedal Demo

Our Verdict

With the Les Paul into a cranked head, the Dark Matter is wonderful for enormous power chords. Even though I was left longing for a little more dirt at times, the response was tight and the clarity was outstanding. The MojoMojo adored the Stratocaster’s single-coils, which give Fenders that iconic Texas blues punch while also allowing them to generate jazzier flurries and stinging leads with a turn of the volume knob.

The MojoMojo or Dark Matter Distortion will set you back around $50. However, they are both very well-built vintage-oriented pedals with superb clarity. If you can live with the true-bypass pop, these two are a must-have for your OD and distortion demands.

Where to Buy

The best place to buy this product has to be Amazon, due to their competitive pricing and fantastic customer service.

TC Electronic MojoMojo Overdrive Pedal

as of June 8, 2024 4:27 pm

Pricing History

Price History for TC Electronic MojoMojo Overdrive Pedal


Current Price $69.00 June 8, 2024
Highest Price $69.00 August 30, 2023
Lowest Price $69.00 August 30, 2023
Since August 30, 2023

Last price changes

$69.00 August 30, 2023

Last updated on June 8, 2024 4:27 pm

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Additional information

Item Weight

7.7 ounces

Product Dimensions

5 x 3 x 4 inches

Domestic Shipping

Item can be shipped within U.S.

International Shipping

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Country of Origin


Item model number



1 9V batteries required.

Is Discontinued By Manufacturer


Date First Available

June 12, 2007

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