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From an interview on roland.co.uk: **And what gear do you use in order to conjure up the Bloc Party sound?** My guitars are all Fender Telecasters, and Kele and I use Fender Deluxe amps both in the studio and on stage. Pedal-wise, it’s pretty much a Boss-fest. I’ve got a TR-2 Tremolo, DS-1 Distortion, a new PW-10 Wah, the DD-5 and DD-6 Delays and the **PS-5 Supershifter**. (original interview [here](http://www.roland.co.uk/blog/bloc-party/))more
"I do have a loop of cables that come out just for this pedal. This is the only and actual pedal that signal is coming out to and back during the show. It's in one of the loops, so it only comes on when he's using it, and that's for the intro to 'Lonely Boy.' It's the Super Shifter and he uses the Tremolo arm. We took the analog appraoch because you have to step on the pedal itself to actuate it. There's no remote. It does have an expression pedal jack, but you'd have to have another expression pedal to make it work. And if you step on the pedal it just dips the signal an octave and it comes back up when you release it. It's so much easier to do it that way. That's the way it was designed in the first place. So for that riff I have a buffered signal that comes all the way out here to this pedal and all the way back to the rig. It just comes on when he plays that riff and then we move on to a cleaner signal path. I'm just trying to keep all the time available his straight-into-amplifier sound because anything that you put in the path of that is not through bypass or splitters. Splitters usually buffer, although the devices we're using don't. They just transform or isolate splitters. So it sounds exactly like if you had just plugged into the amp," explains Dan Auerbach's guitar tech about the Boss Super Shifter PS-5.more
"Hamilton runs all of his pedals in front of the amp and controls the rig with a Custom Audio Electronics RS-5 MIDI Foot Controller designed by Bob Bradshaw. The signal starts with a Hello Kitty-modified Fryette Valvulator before going into an MXR Custom Audio Electronics Boost/Overdrive. From there the signal hits a Real McCoy Custom wah, Eventide TimeFactor, MXR Bass Octave, Boss PS-5 Super Shifter…"more
Un conocido mio me dejo entrar al SoundCheck del dia de 18 DE MAYO DEL 2016 en Culiacan Sinaloa,aproveche la oportunidad de tomar le foto a lo que pude. Esto va conectado a un canal de efectos PARA SU MICROFONO,EL DELAY Y ESTE MISMO EFECTO,REPITO,ES SOLO PARA LA VOZ.more
Guitar –> Fulltone Clyde Wah –> Loop 1: Mad Professor Forest Green Compressor (my favorite compressor), Tone Freak Naked OD, Tone Freak Abunai II OD, Instruments for a New Electric Music Compact Faye Sing Phaser, Analog Man Chorus, Boss PS-5 Super Shifter –> Loop 2: Boss RE-20 Space Echo, Eventide Time Factor Delay, Eventide Space –> Loop 3: Line 6 M13 –> Ampmore
This photo from an [effects bay article](http://www.effectsbay.com/2011/08/kevin-shields-my-bloody-valentine-pedal-boards/#prettyPhoto_), is the pedal board of Kevin Shields from [My Bloody Valentine](http://equipboard.com/band/my-bloody-valentine). It displays a Boss PS-5 SUPER Shifter Pedalmore
"I have a PS-5 pedal as well that does like a pitch shift drop for me so like if we go into a part like out of a chorus into a bridge or something like that I can ring a note out and the pitch will shift down like four or five octaves…" Quinn Allman says, in [this interview](http://orangeampsblog.com/?p=108).more
The switcher controls a Fuchs Royal Plush compressor, a Morley Steve Vai Bad Horsie Wah, a Radial Engineering Tonebone Classic, a Marion Henry Electric Fuzz Bucket, a Moogerfooger MF-104M analog delay, a BBE MB-2 Mind Bender vibrato/chorus, Boss PS-5 Super Shifter and PH-3 Phase Shifter pedals, a Source Audio Soundblox 2 Orbital Modulator, a Malekko Omicron Fuzz, a Guyatone MD2 Micro Digital Delay, and a Banzai Cold Fusion Overdrive that he compares to a Klon Centaur and says is key to his sound.more
This is a great pedal with a bunch of great features : Harmonist, Pitch Shifter , T. Arm (whammy thing), Detune (more than a chorus) and flutter (the heck is this ?). Give it an expression pedal and you're ready to go ala Morello. The sound and build quality are phenomenal (yes, i'm a Boss fan). Just go for it !