BBE Soul Vibe

Soulful simplicity from this rotary pedal

While BBE designates the Soul Vibe as a rotary speaker simulator, its name might suggest that it's more of a Uni-Vibe-style pedal.

"What you get with the Soul Vibe is simplicity of operation"

The boundaries are blurred anyway, as the original Uni-Vibe was in fact designed as a rotary speaker simulator but delivered its own idiosyncratic signature throb.

What you get with the Soul Vibe is simplicity of operation, with just speed and intensity controls and a sound that offers a flavour, rather than all the detail, of the rotary sound, but which certainly has its own merits.

It's mono-only, without the edit-ability of the others, but it offers a familiar modulation effect at an affordable price.

MusicRadar Rating

3.5 / 5 stars
Pros

Good value. Ease of operation.

Cons

Lacks the detail of some pedals.

Verdict

Characterful modulation pedal with its own take on the genre.

Battery/Adaptor Type

9V Battery Nine-volt mains adaptor

Country of Origin

USA

Features

True bypass

Dimensions

100 x 55 x 118

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