The sound of the harp is one of the most heavenly in music - it’s an instrument that’s literally played by angels - but what if you were to run one through the heaviest distortion pedal you could find?
That was the question posed by Emily Hopkins, who decided to answer it by playing not one but two of her harps through Electrofoods’ Nepenthes pedal.
Said to provide “rodent-devouring discrete opamp distortion,” this is the kind of effect that’s unlikely to find its way through the pearly gates.
You can check out the results in the video above. To provide extra sweetness, the Walrus Audio Fathom reverb pedal is also featured, as is the Flower Pedals Dandelion Tremolo.
In fact, it turns out that Hopkins is quite the experimenter when it comes to her harp - check out her YouTube channel for more.