How Does Simon Make Stuff? // Simon The Magpie, Magpie Pedals // Synth Design Podcast

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About this episode:
Simon The Magpie has been circuit-bending instruments and effects for many years. In the last few months, he started designing his own effects together with his business partner, Horseman. Their latest effect is a sequenced delay based on the PT2399 chip. It's an interesting take on pitch shifting that creates the wackiest tape-like sounds using a built-in sequencer. In this conversation, we discuss the reasoning behind making effects in the first place. We then dive into the creative process and challenges in producing and manufacturing professional effect pedals.‍
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