Pause for these soothing ambient loops made by an acoustic guitar and the Microcosm effects pedal (Video)

Image Credit: Hologram Electronics

Sit back and just breathe for a mindful few minutes whilst Chords of Orion plays around beautifully with an acoustic guitar and the Hologram Microcosm effects pedal.

Over on YouTube, Chords of Orion recorded a few minutes of acoustic guitar and had a play around with the various settings on the Hologram Microcosm effects pedal. The result is a deeply relaxing few minutes of layer upon layer of murmuring repeated loops.

Hologram’s Microcosm is a granular processor, a looper and glitch pedal with a reverb unit, modulation section, and resonant lowpass filter to sculpt all manner of tones. It has 11 effects and 44 present variations.

As Engadget say, it can make almost anything sound gorgeous. Reviews say that it doesn’t take much twiddling to transform chords and loops into a beautiful kaleidoscope of ambient sounds.

If you’re interested in buying the Hologram Microcosm have a look here, but be warned it doesn’t come cheap at $449 a pre-order. But there’s no denying it’s extremely tempting if you’re a musician or producer who loves to create ambient music. It might be the only pedal you ever need.


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I write about music for RouteNote, sharing fun stuff, news, and tips and tricks for musicians and producers. Also a saxophonist and hater of marmalade.

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