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Kleissonic Announces the Howl

Kleissonic Announces the Howl

A new phaser that allows users to create their own custom LFOs.

Berlin, Germany (November 19, 2018) -- Two years after the last successful release by Kleissonic Boutique Pedals, an extremely useful and versatile two-notch phase-shifting pedal is finally unleashed, the Howl. It comes with three controls, Volume, Gain and Sweep – exactly, no “Rate” control! The Howl is not another common phaser, it has no built-in LFO and it is ideal for any instrument. It's also extremely useful for audio engineers and DJ’s both for recordings and mixing.

The two notches (signal cancellations) will allow musicians to dial in plenty of sound timbres and find their own tone sweet spot. Additionally, by plugging in an expression pedal, the user's foot works as a “custom LFO.” The idea behind it, is to have absolute control of the phase shifting frequencies, giving musician a brand new tool of musical expression.

The Howl works with any expression pedal with minimum 10KOhm and maximum 100KOhm. It can also work up to 250KOhm on demand. Two internal trimpots help the user easily calibrate the feeling of the expression pedal as well as the range of phase frequencies.

The Gain control provides up to +10db of ultra-clean boost of the overall sound at the mid point. From 12 o’clock onwards, gives more punch to the phase stage.

HOWL highlights include:

  • Two notches (signal cancellations)
  • Ideal for any instrument.
  • Wide range of phase frequencies.
  • Adjustable range of sweep for any expression pedal with ¼ TRS (Tip/Ring/Sleeve) where the reference voltage is on “tip”.
  • Ultra-clean boost up to +10db at 12 o'clock


  • True Bypass
  • Input impedance: 820KOhm
  • Output impedance: 10KOhm
  • Power: Center negative tip from 9-15 Volts DC
  • Power consumption: 15mA
  • Dimensions:120 x 95 x 34 (mm)

Kleissonic pedals are already being enjoyed by seminal bands and some of the best undergound musicians. The use of Kleissonic Pedals by Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth), John Cummings (Mogwai), Efrim Menuck and David Bryant (Godspeed You! Black Emperor), Achilles Charmpilas(2 by Bukowski), Rob Campanella (The Brian Jonestown Massacre), Christian Bland (The Black Angels), Ripley Johnson (Wooden Shjips, Moon Duo), Tres Warren (Psychic Ills), Jakob Ilja (Element of Crime), Conrad Keely (..And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead), Rory Friers (And So I Watch You From Afar) and Giorgos Xylouris(Xylouris/White) is a testament to the quality and style.

All Kleissonic Pedals are designed and built in Berlin, Germany. The Howl carries retail suggested price of 195€ (euros), and can be purchased directly from the Kleissonic online shop at, or by the authorized dealers.

For more information:
Kleissonic Boutique Pedals