Particle is a granular delay / pitch shifting pedal. It chops your signal into small grains and then does various strange, trippy, robot things to it, using the techniques of granular synthesis in real time.
if you read an interview on xlR8 and look at images on instagram and facebook you can see he has the following gear. link shown here at bottom. Aparde is an artist at Christian Loffler's KI Records aparde Gear list: Moog Minitaurus, Prophet 08 (module) Red Panda Particle Eventide Space Pedal, Zoom h5 field recorder Livid ds1 MIDI controller ( discontinued) apc 40 Mk2 Ableton Live M-audio mini32 controller Mac laptops among only self-recorded sounds and atmospheres to create a unique and inventive soundscape. https://m.facebook.com/pg/apardeofficial/photos/?ref=page_internal&mt_nav=0#!/apardeofficial/photos/a.119528721405421/1643351289023149/?type=3&source=54&ref=page_internalmore