By Sebastián Chacana Mar 26. 2019

The second half of 2018 welcomed a new Darkglass creation, the Hyper Luminal Compressor. It was a particularly special one, as it featured some unique new features: It was, first and foremost, a compressor pedal, but it had a digital sidechain and the ability to digitally model different compressors while keeping an all analog signal...

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By Sebastián Chacana Jan 21. 2019

Darkglass gets good company for NAMM 2019 It’s January and you know what that means The NAMM Show in Anaheim California is on its way and Darkglass is getting ready to unveil a few surprises. “This year’s NAMM will be a very exciting one” says Doug Castro. “Along with two new products, we will actually...

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By Sebastián Chacana Jan 02. 2019

«It’s been like a rollercoaster ever since I joined the band» Just a year has passed since bass player Chris Johnson joined Deafheaven, but what a year. The metal band has released a critically acclaimed new album (“Ordinary Corrupt Human Love”), has a Grammy nomination for their single “Honeycomb” and toured across the United States....

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By Sebastián Chacana Dec 07. 2018

«The Music Industry has morphed into a place I couldn’t have imagined» When he was five years old, Chris Chaney spent the whole summer at his grandmother’s house and that experience shaped up his identity as a musician. “She was a ragtime pianist and had piano books of Scott Joplin’s music” he remembers, “I loved...

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By Sebastián Chacana Nov 30. 2018

The Dawning of the X Era Two new pedals and the beginning of a brand-new era for Darkglass. The X series represents our desire to cover the whole bass distortion spectrum, allowing players to go from articulate high gain to punchy mild overdrive, raw and gnarly fuzz and everything in between. “We wanted to engineer...

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