Chase Bliss Audio has expanded their line of pedals with The Dark World, a dual channel reverb that is their first fully-digital effect circuit. The effect is a collaboration with Keeley Electronics and Cooper FX that they say celebrates classic and ultramodern reverb engine.
“Its dual channel format transcends what most people think of as a reverb pedal, moving freely from more familiar/accessible sounds into ambient waves of gritty cinematic textures,” Chase Bliss writes. “Cooper FX is responsible for the ‘Dark’ channel; a collaborative effort influenced partly by their Generation Loss and Outward designs. Keeley Electronics crafted the ‘World’ channel, which houses three absolutely gorgeous Hall, Plate, and Spring algorithms. Put together, the channels can be routed in 33 distinct ways, creating a stunning palette of reverb ranging from subtle, tasteful, and lush all the way to broken video cassette, glitch-shimmer, and infinite-freeze.”
The Dark World also has plenty of extra control. It has two onboard presets, full MIDI capabilities, and 16 dip switches on the back of the pedal that can be used with an expression pedal or CV. It runs on a 9-volt operation and standard DC input.
The Chase Bliss Audio Dark World is available now with a retail price of $349.
Chase Bliss Audio Dark World Reverb Pedal Features:
|6 independent algorithms over 2 channels (Spring, Plate, Hall, Mod, Shim, Black)|
|Dual channel operation (standalone, series, or parallel)|
|100% analog dry signal path|
|Save-able Presets (2 on board, 6 via “faves” switch, 122 via midi)|
|16 dip switches in back of pedal for usage with expression pedal or CV|
|9-volt operation and standard DC input|