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Catalinbread Soft Focus Reverb Demo | PG Plays

Catalinbread Soft Focus Reverb Demo | PG Plays

Watch John Bohlinger take orbit on the back of the new 'verb pedal based on the iconic patch of the Yamaha FX500 unit.

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Catalinbread Soft Focus Reverb

Classic '90s shoegaze got its name from guitarists who seemed to fixate on their shoes, but in reality were fixated on complex pedalboards that typified the genre's thick, washy walls of sound. The Catalinbread Soft Focus Shoegaze Reverb channels this legacy, but cuts down on the required footwork with reverb, chorus, modulation, and enticing octave-up reverb all represented in one compact device. The Soft Focus is based on the extensive analysis of a quintessential rackmount multi-effect patch that shows up on numerous shoegaze classics, including Slowdive’s Souvlaki. In true Catalinbread fashion, the developers went the extra mile to improve the patch's design with a mix knob, a lower noise floor, and an improved signal quality with the effect bypassed.