Pairing EHX’s impressive ‘freeze’ technology with a multi-effects processor opens up a world of creative possibilities.
The Electro-Harmonix (from hereon EHX) Superego+ is a sort of guitar synth, though not in the traditional hex-pickup sense of the term: by means of some seriously clever processing, it can create a range of polyphonic synth-like effects with nothing more than a conventional guitar signal as its source. And because it processes the guitar signal itself, it doesn’t suffer from any of the usual side-effects suffered by pitch-tracking guitar synths. Unlike the same company’s Synth-9 pedal, it doesn’t set out to emulate existing synth sounds but carves its own niche,...
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