Premier Guitar features affiliate links to help support our content. We may earn a commission on any affiliated purchases.

3Leaf Audio Announces Proton and Wonderlove Envelope Filters

The Proton and Wonderlove have a wide frequency bandwidth that works with any instrument.

Seattle, WA (October 13, 2015) -- 3Leaf Audio is excited to introduce the next generation Proton and Wonderlove envelope filters into its line of boutique effects pedals. The Proton and the Wonderlove are the gold standard for envelope-controlled filters, and the new versions take the sound made famous by Stevie Wonder and push it to new heights.

Proton Features:

  • Tone knob for fine control over filter cutoff frequency.
  • Increased sensitivity range for better compatibility with low-output instruments.
  • Phase-correct output for easy use in blend pedal signal chains.

$229

Watch the company's video demo:

Wonderlove Features:

  • 2nd Footswitch toggles between envelope and expression pedal control, allowing the Wonderlove to be used as a wah and an envelope filter.
  • Top-mounted jacks for easy pedalboard mounting.
  • External toggle for true/buffered bypass selection.
  • Increased sensitivity range for better compatibility with low-output instruments.

$299

Watch the company's video demo:

The Proton and Wonderlove have a wide frequency bandwidth that works with any instrument. They include features that are standard across the 3Leaf Audio product line, including custom folded steel enclosures and relay true bypass system that automatically switches to bypass in the case of power failure. All 3Leaf Audio products are built in Seattle by musicians.

For more information:
3Leaf Audio

With two channels of 100% valve versatility, selectable output wattage, and footswitchable attenuator.

Read MoreShow less

The GibsonES Supreme Collection (L-R) in Seafoam Green, Bourbon Burst, and Blueberry Burst.

The new Gibson ES Supreme offers AAA-grade figured maple tops, Super Split Block inlays, push/pull volume controls, and Burstbucker pickups.

Read MoreShow less

Mdou Moctar has led his Tuareg crew around the world, but their hometown performances in Agadez, Niger, last year were their most treasured.

Photo by Ebru Yildiz

On the Tuareg band’s Funeral for Justice, they light a fiery, mournful pyre of razor-sharp desert-blues riffs and political calls to arms.

Mdou Moctar, the performing moniker of Tuareg guitar icon Mahamadou “Mdou” Souleymane, has played some pretty big gigs. Alongside guitarist Ahmoudou Madassane, drummer Souleymane Ibrahim, and bassist Mikey Coltun, Moctar has led his band’s kinetic blend of rock, psych, and Tuareg cultural traditions like assouf and takamba to Newport Folk Festival, Pitchfork Music Festival, and, just this past April, to the luxe fields of Indio, California, for Coachella. Off-kilter indie-rock darlings Parquet Courts brought them across the United States in 2022, after which they hit Europe for a run of headline dates.

Read MoreShow less

How do you capture what is so special about Bill Frisell’s guitar playing in one episode? Is it his melodies, his unique chord voicings, his rhythmic concept, his revolutionary approach to pedals and sounds…? It’s all of that and much more.

Read MoreShow less