TC Electronic Introduces the Brainwaves Pitch Shifter

TC Electronic has introduced its new Brainwaves Pitch Shifter. The dual-voiced pedal offers four polyphonic pitch effects: “Pitch,” which adds up to two additional voices up or down; “Whammy” for dive-bomb-like sounds; “Detune,” a chorus-type effect, and “V1-V2,” which allows the user to bend Voice 1 to Voice 2 for “ethereal pitch bends or pseudo lap steel tones.”

There’s also the company's pressure-sensitive MASH footswitch, which makes it possible to bend pitch-shifted notes similar to an expression pedal, a "Mix" knob for blending the wet and dry signal and TonePrint Editor integration, allowing the user to design custom intervals, reassign parameters and more via TC Electronic's TonePrint app.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.