The Multiwave Distortion features 21 distinctive and modern effects not found on typical distortion pedals. Based on new proprietary algorithms, these range from basic overdrive sounds to aggressive synth-like, octave heavy and extreme foldback se...
It almost sounds like a guitar synthesizer in that you can tweak frequencies with the thing in ways that almost sound like an old ARP Avatar synth. You can really get otherworldly with it. It lets me create some startling overtones and synth-like sounds that don’t sound synthetic. It can give your tone a weird morphing quality that I like.more
We recently added a personal favorite of mine to the list of guitarists using Source Audio pedals, Xan McCurdy of the genre defying Sacramento, California band CAKE. For the most part, Xan uses effects very sparingly, but he found some great tones inside the Soundblox Classic and Multiwave Distortions. With the gain eased back a bit, the Classic Distortion gave him an incredibly fat and warm sound while the Multi band Octave on the Multiwave provided a sweet octave up option.more
The Multiwave Distortion features 21 distinctive and modern effects not found on typical distortion pedals. Based on new proprietary algorithms, these range from basic overdrive sounds to aggressive synth-like, octave heavy and extreme foldback settings that go far beyond emulations of typical 'classic' distortions. The Multiwave Distortion's unique Multi-Band mode divides the input signal into several frequency bands, which are distorted separately before being re-combined. Guitarists can play complex distorted chords and each note can be heard with absolute clarity. Several notes can feed back or drone simultaneously while a separate melody is played on top without the typical loss of volume associated with most of other types of distortion. The Multiwave Distortion is also compatible with the Hot Hand® motion sensor. When connected, Hot Hand® controls the amount of gain.
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