Makin’ stuff

I woke up with the idea that, since the interesting bits are actually paper, maybe I could watercolor paint on it. I did some youtubing and came up with the idea of using food color or tea or coffee. I actually painted several things before I tried the pedal. Turns…

2 years since last update…

I hang my head. 2 years. Really? Life finds a way... in the words of Doctor Malcom but to mess up the quote: to distract you. A lot has happened. So many things have changed. Right now, we've got this pandemic thing happening and I've been fortunate because my job…

Envelope Phaser Update

Parts arriving this week. Concept artwork: done. It's going to fit in a 1590BB which is great news because that keeps the footprint down to width: 125mm, depth: 95mm. (4 3/4" by 3 3/4") The ins, outs, and power are all at the top end of the effect. Can't wait…

Envelope Phaser

Bob Ojeda asked me to make him an envelope phaser for bass. Why not? Reinventing the wheel can be a good learning exercise. :) Let's see, we're going to need a good phaser, ability to adjust range, regen, attack release envelope with a staccato mode... What am I missing here?…

Blend

It has been quite a while since I've updated. My effects are about to become much more available but more on that later. I'm developing a blend effect that will be available in less than a month from now. Among the features are: blend knob to mix 2 loops. Warm…

Doing the stuff and the things

Pretty excited about my first manufactured PCB. It's going in a pedal called the Plucky Sidekick. I hope to make a Super Hero Series and this ended up being the first of that line. It's extremely compact to fit in the tiny enclosure. I wanted to give the option of…