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Catalinbread CSIDMAN

Quick Overview:

We've taken the idea of your old skipping portable CD player and incorporated it into a digital delay pedal that not only does normal delay sounds (at CD quality ;) but can also skip, stutter, and glitch just like your beloved old CD player!
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Used In stock USD
175.99
$175.99
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Brand Catalinbread
Instrument Guitar
Power 9V DC, 18V DC
Current Draw (mA) N/A
MIDI No
Pre-Release N/A [?]
Pro Only N/A [?]
Rental Only N/A [?]
PS Included N/A [?]

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Catalinbread CSIDMAN

I was reminded of an effect my friend and guitarist Paul Rigby (Neko Case, Garth Hudson) asked me for, something that sounded and intermittent like broken cable. Having spent time listening to Paul play. The economy, restraint and subtlety that he plays with fits almost within the subconscious of music in such a way that when he’s not playing everything sounds naked and vacant. There’s also something here for these applications… OK, glitch. I wondered if there was a cultural context for this sort of effect, something in history that would do this unintentionally… Something from the human experience, like the echo effect humans have experienced for eons when shouting in a canyon… Yup! One of the most frustrating experiences you may remember if you are old enough to have had one of those portable CD players that do not have pre-read buffers!! The first thing to keep in mind about the CSIDMAN is that it completely embraces and makes no apologies for the fact that it is digital (though it does have a 100% analog dry path). Digital is the CSIDMAN’s aesthetic: as a delay pedal, it strives to reproduce echoes as true to the input as possible without filtering. When you utilize its scratched disc, stuttery, and glitchy behaviors, it is pseudo-random, yet gives you a certain amount of “control” over the randomness.

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