Revv’s new Chatbreaker Overdrive pedal was designed using AI… sort of

Revv Chatbreaker Overdrive
(Image credit: Revv)

Revv has expanded its effects arsenal with the Chatbreaker overdrive pedal – a stompbox conceived in an attempt to discover the extent of ChatGPT’s pedal-making skills.

It’s not the first time artificial intelligence has been used to develop electric guitar effects – it was used to create a Tube Screamer plugin with surprising success last year – but it is the first time a major brand has used it to help create a physical stompbox.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

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.