Superbooth Berlin preview: why the May edition will be an essential music culture event

Superbooth is back in the woods of K√∂penick for the second time in under a year – an unmatched meeting point for synths, instruments, and music. Whether you join on CDM or (ideally) come in person in Berlin, here’s what to look forward to in May.

BLEASS Dragonfly is an elegant tremolo effect, even if you never loved tremolo before

It’s not just nostalgia for old tracks driving the vintage look and sound of so many effects — it’s tough to create new ideas in sound and interface. But Dragonfly is a rare “on-trend” new effect you’ll want to hang onto.

Peter Kirn - November 12, 2021

Pedals: The Musical, where pedals sing to you about their history, is an actual thing

The age of YouTube channels about stomp pedals now has its own… well, not quite Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat so much as its own Red, White and Blaine. But it is historically accurate.

Peter Kirn - March 17, 2021

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