Robert Keeley’s The Absolüte Würst
Though it looks like an April’s Fool Joke, Robert Keeley’s new effect pedal is a very serious random harmonizer project.
Robert Keeley explains that he wanted to designed the most “horribly wonderful” sounding pedal after the DOD Gonkulator for sound designers, experimenters and mad scientists.
The Absolüte Würst features three harmonizing modes: Random, Pitch Up and Pitch Down, as well as 4 knobs:
- Blend for dry/wet mix
- Range/Rate to adjust the speed in Random mode and pitch range in Up/Down modes
- Proximity to adjust the proximity of original and harmonized notes
- Gain for the output level
The pedal also features a true bypass switch and is powered by an adapter.
The Absolüte Würst is available for the introductory price of $199. Shipping should start by next week at the latest. More info at robertkeeley.com.
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