Boss PS-6 Harmonist review

Compact and harmonious

  • £139
  • €178
  • $270
You can add an expression pedal for whammy-style pitch effects

MusicRadar Verdict

Plenty of pitching power in compact form.


  • +

    Solid Boss compact pedal construction. Decent price. Nice range of pitch/harmonic effects.


  • -

    Not much.

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Boss' PS-6 offers major and minor harmonies, pitch shift, detune and the Super Bend effect, which delivers pitch sweeps.

"You can tastefully blend in an octave up for a 12-string effect"

These are triggered by holding the pedal switch down or controlled, Whammy-style, by adding an expression pedal. The Pitch Shift function supports a variety of intervals, as does the set-by-key Harmony.

The balance knob sets the blend between dry and pitch-shifted signal, so you can, say, tastefully blend in an octave up for a 12-string effect.

A compact choice delivering a tasty range of musical pitch effects to your 'board.


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