GW live at NAMM 2020: Take a look at Red Panda's upgraded Context 2 Reverb pedal

NAMM 2020 (opens in new tab): Red Panda recently announced the arrival of its Context 2 reverb - a significant upgrade over the existing Context pedal.

The new stompbox features three new reverb algorithms - granular, reverse and spring reverb - as well as a delay available alongside all reverb modules. The new algorithms will join the existing room, hall, cathedral, gate and plate settings. 

The pedal also features additional modulation and dynamic capabilities including a compressor and expander, allowing players to play harder for more reverb and softer for less reverb, for example.

We visited the Red Panda booth at NAMM to get a closer look at the upgraded pedal and hear some of the sounds in person.

The pedal is available now for pre-order and will ship in April 2020. For more information, head to Red Panda (opens in new tab).

Head to our NAMM hub for the latest news from the show floor.

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Sam Roche

Sam is a Staff Writer at Guitar World, also creating content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar (opens in new tab).