Pitch Druid
Pitch Druid
Pitch Druid
Pitch Druid
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Pitch Druid

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This is probably the most powerful pedal I have ever built.

What does it do? something to do with pitch, nature and religion???

Well, I gotta tell you the story.

It started with a custom build, I couldn't figure out how to do a tap tempo delay time with the PT2399 IC, but I could do tap tempo mod speed. And I ended up modifying the P1tch B1tch with an Electric Druid Stomp LFO chip. That became the very first Pitch Druid. It still had a P1tch B1tch faceplate and PCB, with a ton of mods crammed in on prototyping board. I liked it so much I built another one for myself, and one to sell too.
It's so powerful and amazing I just had to do a proper PCB version.

There are several things that make this pedal amazing. First up is the tap tempo mod speed. Being able to sync a LFO that modulates delay time to your tempo is a wonderful and insanely cool thing. If you use a ramped waveform you can get the repeats to shift up or down in pitch, kinda like a glitchy rainbow machine.

The second thing is if you use a very short delay time you can get a chorus or vibrato effect. Turn the blend all the way up to get vibrato, and point it to 12:00 to get a chorus. Sine, Triangle, Square waveforms will all sound great, but turning wave to random slopes will sound even better. You can get some Shallow Water style sounds, with random pitch detune glitches apparate straight into your signal from the void.

The third thing is self oscillation. The P1tch B1tch was excellent as a noise maker, and the druid is so much more powerful. That Electric Druid LFO with it's 8x waveforms, wider range turns it into an absolute monster. My favourite is the random levels. With it S&H style sounds can be created, or random delay times.

The fourth thing is it's connectivity. It has a EuroRack compatible clock sync. That alone would be enough to be truly awesome, but it also has a LFO out, so you can sync other external gear to the LFO. Hell, you could ignore the whole audio/delay/osc part of the circuit, and just use it as a tap tempo controlled LFO/Random/S&H for your synth.

Controls: Tap tempo (stomp), Bypass (stomp), Modulation Depth, Mod speed, Waveform, Delay time Feedback, Wet/Dry Blend.

So it does so much I can't write it all in paragraphs. Here's a list:
Chorus sounds, Vibrato sounds, Analog delay sounds, Tape delay sounds, Modulated delay sounds, Self Oscillation, Noise, S&H, Ring mod esq sounds, Wacky pitch shifting, subtle pitch shifting, randomized delay times, tap tempo control, randomized modulation, CLK sync, LFO out, and MORE !!!

Hell, I can't even do a full list... Here's a demo - it barely scratches the surface of what this beast can do but it will give you some idea: