I’ve been on a little reverb kick these days. I’m guessing it’s coinciding with my increased listening to Explosions in the Sky as of late. I’m super excited to see these guys in a few weeks here and that is a band that does it right. Another band that I’ve mentioned before that uses reverb really well (again, my opinion) is Foals. Good stuff.
Anyways, I came across an interesting video showing Jake Cinninger of Umphrey’s McGee taking a Soundblox 2 Dimension Reverb for a little test drive. The Soundblox 2 series is great change in my opinion to the original Soundblox. They’re smaller for one, and the housing is cast aluminum. The original Soundblox were made with a plastic enclosure.
The Soundblox 2 Dimension reverb has 12 styles of reverb, which include 6 reflectivity styles of verb, two plate, two spring, a modulation reverb and an echo. You can adjust wet/dry mix, time/resonance, bass, treble, pre-delay, diffusion, output level, modulation rate and modulation depth. You can also include a Source Audio Dual Expression pedal (I really liked the use of the expression pedal in the video below) or MIDI. The pedal uses a 56 bit Digital Signal Processor (DSP) and uses 9 volt power.
Here is the video submitted by sourceaudioeffects: