Peanut butter and jelly. Ice cold lemonade and a hot summer day. Jeans and a T-shirt. Some things are just better as a pair. In this edition of Perfect Pairings, we’re pairing up the Electro-Harmonix SYNTH9 Synthesizer Machine and Source Audio Ventris Reverb to produce some cosmic magic.
Electro-Harmonix’s “9” series continues with the retro-cool of the SYNTH9. Featuring 9 emulations of some of the most coveted synthesizers, the SYNTH9 transforms any guitar or bass into a powerhouse tone machine. Forget about needing special pickups or MIDI connections — this pedal will work with the pickups already found in your guitar or bass. An on-board compressor makes sure your synth tone is always full and punchy.
The Source Audio Ventris Dual Reverb could be your desert island reverb pedal. With 12 reverb engines and the ability to combine two reverb engines, Source Audio has created an unbelievably versatile pedal. From the classic True Spring reverb, to the ethereal Shimmer and Offspring settings, the Ventris is a bottomless well of splashy and spacey inspiration.