Alesis Bloom sound in a pedal?

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Alesis Bloom sound in a pedal?

Post by ChrisFFTA » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:56 am

Is there such a thing? I am aware of the Bigsky

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Re: Alesis Bloom sound in a pedal?

Post by fuzzjunkie » Sun Feb 10, 2019 1:59 pm

I don’t know of a pedal that does just that, but there are pedals with reverse reverb settings.

The Eventide Space can do it. You just need a reverse delay or reverb that goes 100% wet and then feeds into a modulated hall reverb. The Blackhole setting as a starting point can do that without much tweaking. Or you could do it with two separate pedals if you can’t find a Midiverb II.

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Re: Alesis Bloom sound in a pedal?

Post by ChrisFFTA » Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:34 pm

Thanks man I have a heap of reverb pedals and was thinking of combing a few... will give it a whirl

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Re: Alesis Bloom sound in a pedal?

Post by fuzzjunkie » Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:08 pm

Sure. The 1st pedal needs an inverse envelope. It can be a delay or reverb, just 100% wet so it cuts off the attack. I like to set it in time with the music, but short, like 100-125ms, I think Bloom is 200ms, or the factory preset for #45 is. The 2nd pedal would be a Hall or Large Room setting, and the tails would be modulated. Again, set them in time with the music, 1500-2000ms range, I think the main Bloom setting is 1800ms or close to that. If you can control the Diffusion parameters set it around 50-75%.

The Space has two independent reverbs, so it’s easy with the one pedal. The old rackmounts were 12-16 bit and had a grainy quality, the Space can account for that, not sure about a Boss type pedal. Quite a few of the old rackmount reverbs can do a Bloom style effect. I like the Roland DEP-5 a lot for this kind of thing.

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Re: Alesis Bloom sound in a pedal?

Post by ChrisFFTA » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:50 am

Polara in reverse with max decay into TC Trinity Sigur Ros toneorint and pretty darn close!! Thanks!

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