pitch shift

A feature-filled pitch-shifting delay meant for maximum weirding.

Wide-ranging and unique functionality. Envelope settings and momentary switches lend extreme interactivity.

Steep learning curve. Stereo input/output is only via TRS stereo cable.

$299

Red Panda Raster 2
redpandalab.com

4.5
4.5
4
4

You could call the Raster 2 a delay pedal with a pitch shifter and modulation, but that would set up inaccurate expectations about the pedal’s sound and function. Instead, like many modern algorithm-driven glitch pedals, the Raster provides a way of interacting with sound. In that way, the Raster 2 is as much synth as tone augmenter.

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The Premier Guitar Eventide MicroPitch Review.

Isolates a classic studio effect in compact pedal form. Great stereo effects. Envelope-controlled modulation enhances interactive feel.

A bit of a learning curve. Expensive.

$279

Eventide MicroPitch Delay
eventideaudio.com

4.5
4
4
4

When introduced in 1975, the Eventide H910 Harmonizer was adopted by producers who recognized the signal-thickening power of this very early digital pitch shifter, delay, and modulator. But it didn't take long before some users discovered that two harmonizers might be better than one. And by setting a pair of H910s to shift the pitch of the original signal by a few cents in opposite directions, adding a short delay to each signal, and then panning them, producers successfully fattened and expanded everything they ran through it—from vocals to snare drums.

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