Crazy Tube Circuits introduces new-and-improved, ultra-versatile Golden Ratio compressor pedal

Crazy Tube Circuits Golden Ratio
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Crazy Tube Circuits has unveiled an upgraded version of its Golden Ratio compressor pedal – a three-circuit, all-analog unit dubbed the φ (Phi) V2.

Like its predecessor, the Phi V2 comes equipped with a six control knobs, though introduces a three-way toggle switch that flicks between a trio of separate compression circuits, and makes use of a parallel compression technique that blends the compressed and original signals.

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Matt Owen
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Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.