The Colorsound Supa Wah Fuzz Swell is one of the first multi effect pedals. Developed in the early 1970s in England, this pedal is hard to find today. Continue reading “Vintage effect portraits: Colorsound Supa Wah Fuzz Swell”
The Ibanez AD 9 is a pedalboard-friendly analog delay and, to me, the embodiment of a dark old-school analog delay sound. Continue reading “Ibanez AD 9”
The Ibanez AD80 is a pedalboard-friendly analog delay, colored as eccentric as we know most Ibanez effects. Continue reading “Ibanez AD80”
The Crazy Tube Circuits Echotopia is a digital tape echo emulation and for its size not even pedalboard-friendly. But regarding the dimensions of a Roland Space Echo, the space requirement is definitively justified. Continue reading “Crazy Tube Circuits Echotopia”
Since the El Capistan, Strymon is famous for their tape sounds and the Volante offers wow and flutter, tape speeds and tape saturation of the highest quality.
The studio mode provides quasi the hi-fi version of a tape sound. Continue reading “Review: Strymon Volante part 1”
The Italian as well as the Spanish word “Volante“ means wheel or travelling/flying.
I think, it refers to the magnetic disc of a Binson Echorec, for the Strymon Volante emulates its sounds (as well as further tape echo sounds) in a very special way. Continue reading “Review: Strymon Volante part 1”
This is a stereo demo of the Crazy Tube Circuits Echotopia.
Find out more about the nearly endless setting options of this vintage style tape echo emulation.
Please use your headphones!
Click here for the full review of the Echotopia.
Today I’m going to test a very nice pedal: The Crazy Tube Circuits Echotopia.
The play of words with echo (resonance) and utopia (wishful thinking/illusion) describes the pedal quite well. The guys from Crazy Tube Circuits categorize the sound of the Echotopia as a retro tape echo for soundscapes. Continue reading “Review: Crazy Tube Circuits – Echotopia”
The Catalinbread Adineko is a pedalboard friendly digital delay. The 9V pedal dispenses with tap tempo, stereo in- and outputs, a looper as well as an input for an expression pedal or midi. Continue reading “Catalinbread Adineko”
Every guitarist knows Gibson guitars: existing since 1902, this manufacturer started in 1952 to produce on of the most legendary guitar models: the Gibson Les Paul. Continue reading “Gibson – True Historic”