Fresh video of the Catalinbread Formula 55
from Pro Guitar Shop, certainly one of the distortion pedals that made ear turns at the latest NAMM show. It's part of the Portland based manufacturer's Foundation Overdrive
series emulating classic tube amp circuits.
Have you ever wondered why many audiophiles or top engineers still don't seem able to admit that digital - in the audio realm - sounds better than analog? The answer is "character": digital is pristine, boring precision, while analog - like a familiar looking, slightly unpredictable, cigarette-puffing actor of the...
The thing that I really like about analog chorus is, by using bucket brigade chips, the delayed signal is always obscured and not an exact copy. Therefore, it makes for a nice warm chorus effect when the delay...
Now shipping from Catalinbread, the Montavillian Echo ($160). Inspired by big and warm tube-driven echoes, this ambient delay addresses some of the shortcomings of other echo pedals, while maintaining its own unique sonic footprint. Here are some of the...