The Chase Bliss Generation Loss MKII makes your guitar sound like a VCR

Chase Bliss Audio Generation Loss MKII
(Image credit: Chase Bliss)

Tom Cooper (formerly of CooperFX) joined the ranks of Chase Bliss Audio back in November. At the time, Chase Bliss founder Joel Korte revealed that their first project would be a new version of their sold-out Generation Loss tape degradation emulator. And now it’s tantalising close…

The Generation Loss MKII is a “2-in-1 stereo magnetizer”, which, at first glance, looks a lot like the previous edition, featuring the expected Wow and Flutter controls, plus a series of mini-toggles. However, peer a little closer and the differences become clear.

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.