Hungry Robot’s Midnight Sun is not your run-of-the-mill clean boost. It is a dynamic tone-shaping boost with a parametric mid-notch.
Most boosts on the market are very similar and simply consist of a few parts strung together to form single gain stage. The Midnight Sun is more than just a simple volume boost. It makes use of two gain stages and a specially designed tone stack that creates a significant mid-notch, making it a unique tone-shaping tool. Most amps have a mid control but they usually fall short in creating a true mid-notch. “Chimey,” “dynamic” and “raw” are the terms that come to mind when describing a mid-notch guitar tone that’s great for blues.
The tone knob acts more as a parametric EQ than a traditional tone knob. It changes the frequency that the mid-notch is centered around. The mids toggle sets the depth of the notch as well as the frequency range. The left position gives you a strong high-mid presence and a deeper notch for an overall more jangly tone. The right position has a strong low-mid presence and a subtler notch to give it a more woody quality.
• Simple externals controls for ease of operation: Volume, Tone, Mids
• Mid-Notch for dynamic bass and treble response: sweeps from approximately 800hz to 2,200hz with two notch levels
The Midnight Sun is available for $124.70.
For more information, visit HungryRobotPedals.com.