It’s been dynamic in the DryBell camp for the past months. We’ve extended our workshop’s premises and hired another engineer to strengthen our R&D forces.
So, we’d like to welcome a new member of the DryBell team – Kristijan Golub (Kiki). He’s a highly skilled electronics and embedded engineer with wide experience in audio systems and also a guitar enthusiast in love with the music. A perfect addition to the existing DryBell natives team 🙂
The idea behind it is to feature some of our favorite stompboxes from a vast sea of incredible effects working in synergy with our pedals. They may be some unobtainable vintage, or brand new, we love ’em all. Each demo is played and produced by Kruno Domacinovic who has also been the main player in every DryBell demo since 2009. There’s a ton of great combinations and it’s a great world to explore!
Hopefully there will be something for everyone so make sure you’re subscribed to our channel!
Let us know what you think about it and what would you like to hear next in the comments 🙂
Unit67 just received a Guitar World’s Platinum Award, along with a glorious review! 🌟
“THE KEY TO getting great live guitar tone is by following a similar approach to what an engineer does in the recording studio: using a high-pass filter to cut excess bass, adjusting key EQ frequencies and applying high-quality transparent compression to tighten up the overall sound and bring it forward in the mix. By combining a Rangemaster-style treble booster, versatile EQ section and compression based on the revered Urei/Universal Audio 1176 compressor/limiter, the DryBell Unit67 provides the sweetening functions of expensive studio processing gear in a compact, stageworthy stomp box format.”
We’re proud to say that The Engine received a great review in Premier Guitar’s October 2020 edition and earned a “Premier Gear” badge! 🌟⚡️🎉
“The Engine is a combination of good design, a keen ear for vintage sound and dynamics, and considerable thought for how a modern player might use these tones. Both effects are outstanding, but combined they take the amp-in-a-box to a higher level. And let me tell you, this preamp is loud. It might be one of most powerful and robust gain circuits I’ve ever played.” – Jason Shadrick, Premier Guitar
We’ve put our hearts and souls into developing this beauty, we hope you’ll like it as much as we do!
Ladies & gentlemen, we are proud to present: The Engine
As with all our releases, the first batch will be available for purchase only from DryBell shop!
Besides DryBell official demo, more demo reviews by Pete Thorn, Andy Martin, R.J. Ronquillo, Brett Kingman, Mike Hermans, Mick Hayes and Gwyn Ashton are coming on their YouTube channels today. Check them out!
Although we’re working mostly from home, we have started the production of the first batch of our new pedal – The Engine!
We’re planning to release it at the end of May 🙂
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We hope you are well and that you’re coping with the current restrictions and measures imposed by our governments because of the coronavirus.
Last week was a living hell in here. Our capital city, Zagreb was hit by its biggest earthquake in 140 years while in coronavirus lockdown.
Luckily, our team is fine and no one got hurt but, unfortunately, one of our team members, Kruno, lost half of his home. You may know him as a guitar player from every DryBell official demo. Needless to say, it’s a bit of a challenge to stay perfectly normal at these times, but we will try to keep our minds busy working and focus on what we do best.
We imposed some safety measures directed by our government, so guys and Martina are working from home while Zvonch is working alone in the DryBell workshop, making sure that everything goes as planned for the release of our newest pedal – The Engine.
Kruno and his family had to temporarily move to another location because staying in their home isn’t safe anymore. They will need to invest a significant amount of money in repairing their home after the quake. We’re taking this opportunity to invite you to join our charity action by giving a small donation to his family. We know that lots of people are going through tough times now, but any small help will be highly appreciated.
Here is a PayPal link that goes directly to his private PayPal account. Thank you all for your generosity in advance!
Stay healthy and well!
Much love 💟
P.S. Just to let you know that DryBell is normally taking orders and all your orders are processed without any delay, usually within 24 hours.
We’ve just got back from sunny California and we’re still under impression from this beautiful experience 🌼 From colorful San Francisco, through Anaheim down to mesmerizing waves of San Diego 🌊 In the middle of this road trip, we had 4 days of NAMM Show and met some old and some new friends.
We’d like to thank our neighbors at Stompbox Exhibit + Delicious Audio shared booth, especially Chris from Dusky Electronics, Tom from Spiral Electric FX and our friends from Mission Engineering, Inc. and Crazy Tube Circuits!
Huge thanks to everyone who visited our booth and hopefully we’ll meet again next year!
Now we need to focus on The Engine 🔥
Exhibiting on Winter NAMM2019 was a fantastic experience. We met some really nice people and established very strong business relationships. This time we’ll bring a special surprise, our new pedal, still in prototype phase, but ready to blow your mind 💣
19/09/19 We are celebrating Unit67’s 1st anniversary! It’s been a great and successful year for DryBell after the release of the Unit67. Happy customers are our biggest reward.
Unit67 is recognized as a truly unique and special piece of gear, which is a great accomplishment in the over-saturated pedals market nowadays. We had a vision and we hoped that people will recognize its magic. Now, after a whole year of being on the market and many Unit67 users who fell in love with it the moment they played it, we can only say that we’ve succeeded in our mission.
We decided to celebrate with you by producing a small batch of limited edition Unit67 pedals in the color of the Vibe Machine V-2, our longtime pride and joy 😊.
Unit67 LIMITED EDITION pedals in a dark metallic finish are offered exclusively in our shop. Take the opportunity to own 1 of 50 Unit67 pedals from this special offer.
These might sell out soon, so hurry up and grab one while they are still available!
Our first NAMM show is behind us and we’re still overwhelmed with the positive response you gave us!
We had amazing 4 days, met a lot of great people and had a really great time. HUGE thanks to our friends in our shared booth and everyone who visited us! 🙂
We are pleased to announce that we will be attending the 2019 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, California! 🙂
This will be the first time for DryBell to visit and participate in such an important music event and it’s a great opportunity to connect with our customers, fans and dealers.
We’ll be sharing booth with some other great companies under Delicious Audio Stompbox Exhibit3231 shared booth so, take a chance to personally meet Zvonch, Kruno and Martina from DryBell! 🙂
It’s been a looong hot summer (still is..) but we managed to complete the very first batch of our newest pedal. It was a really complex process all along but we had so much fun doing it, we learned quite a few new tricks and we’re very proud of what we did.
There are lots of other (smaller) things that need to be finished, but we are quite confident that our new pedal will see the light at the end of this summer.
We know that some of you are eagerly awaiting our new product, but the clock is ticking.. please be patient just a little bit more 🙂
As you may know, we’re preparing a brand new pedal for you and we’re getting closer each day to make it happen.
Right now it’s in the pre-production phase, so it shouldn’t be very long..
This picture is taken after a very long weekend at the very end of the new demo filming.. we’re missing some key members in here but it was very late..
You can expect some fine tunes in the new pedal demo from these guys and that’s just a part of it.. so stay tuned 🙂
Most of you who follow us on Facebook or Instagram already know about our new pedal which is in final testing stage at this point. We’re playing with it every day on various setups and preparing a new demo for your viewing & listening pleasure. It’s a long but fun process and we are very pleased with the results. Hopefuly you will be too! 🙂 Stay tuned..
Something new is cookin’ in the DryBell kitchen 😀 Our electronic wizzard Zvonch is using some special home-made recipes for our new pedal and this time it will be a completely different cookie.
What will it be? Well, it won’t be a Vibe pedal..