The Catalinbread Valcoder was inspired by vintage Valco tube amplifiers that were warm and responsive to picking attack. The Valcoder was designed with these attributes in mind. It is a completely new redesign. Its discrete circuitry responds more like an amplifier with a tremolo circuit built in than a stand alone tremolo pedal.Read More
4/14/2015 1:21 PM
2/2/2015 1:53 PM
Nothing spoils a New Pedal Day like a board on the fritz, so I thought I'd share some troubleshooting tips.Read More
6/25/2014 1:56 PM
Think of your signal chain working much like the plumbing in a house - there are wide pipes and narrow pipes that your signal has to pass through before it hits the amp. Each pedal has specific characteristics that help to determine its 'width' - its EQ parameters, compression level, headroom before additional clipping occurs, and output level.Read More
9/3/2013 1:49 PM
How cool is this?!
We heard through the grapevine about a local non-profit music program (www.YouthMusicProject.org) that teaches kids guitar, piano, drums, recording, and ensemble performance classes and that they are seeking donations for their school.