Envelope filter reverse effect

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Jackie
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Envelope filter reverse effect

Post by Jackie » Wed Nov 06, 2013 8:05 am

My friend builds pedals and his most recent build is an envelope filter - he brought it over to my place and we started twiddling with it and since I don't really hold any preconceptions (and I've also never played an envelope filter before :lol: ) I just twisted and turned the (as of yet) unlabelled knobs and somehow, we noticed that the pedal gives a "reverse" or "attack killing" effect - the coolest part is that it's based on the signal strength, though counter-intuitively so: when you hit hard, the silence before the note fades in is longer, if you play lighter, the silence before the fade is shorter. We discovered you can adjust the amount of silence (so basically sensitivity) with the guitar's volume pot very effectively.

I don't have a lot of time since I should be doing uni stuff but I managed to schlop together a quick demo of how this sounds. f%&# gnarly if you ask me. :D

Needless to say I don't really play stoner rock but if I did, I would be all over this thing, definitely :twisted:
GUITARS: heavily modded Epi Goth Explorer; Jackson KVMG Pro; Yamaha SG2000; Gibson SG '61 Reissue; Squier CV Tele
AMPS:Mesa/Boogie 2:90+TriAxis; Marshall JVM410H (modded); Marshall 1960A w/V30
FX:BOSS GT-6

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