The new Hooke Spring Reverb from Keeley brings vintage tube-amp spring reverb and tremolo into one package. Bring your blackface reverb and tremolo on the road with you without lugging around your prized possession! ...- Read More
The new Hooke Spring Reverb from Keeley brings vintage tube-amp spring reverb and tremolo into one package. Bring your blackface reverb and tremolo on the road with you without lugging around your prized possession! Choose from Classic Spring, Black Face Trem-n-Verb, or an organ like Fugue-Verb.
Classic Spring Reverb
The Hooke Spring Reverb has the Spring Reverb mode. The main features of this mode include the Tone and Spring controls. The Tone control allows you to set the pedal for a bright, spanky reverb tone or a dark, thick reverb. The Spring control is the amount “looseness” or “Sproing!” in the reverb pan. Loose springs seem to give a lot of reflections and you can hear the reverb “bounce” a lot. You can simulate a specific reverb pan you had in a vintage amp. Combinations of these two controls allow you to fine-tune both the tone and the character of the springs and tubes in your favorite vintage reverb. You won’t believe the depth and warmth of this reverb. It’s one of our finest creations.
Black Face Trem-n-Verb
This is designed to give you the ultimate Fullerton, CA black panel Vibrato channel reverb. Everyone knows that it’s not really (pitch) vibrato, it’s tremolo. We carefully EQ’d and filtered the sound to not only be tube-like but we crafted a tonal modification that makes for a deep throbbing tremolo. By adjusting the bias of the output tubes for the volume tremolo, you also dip the volume of the reverb. We found a special recipe where the reverb washes over the tremolo texture a little thicker and creates a tone that is truly magical.
Fugue, an Organ Reverb
The Hooke Reverb needed something crazy. Something that just didn’t exist. We started playing with shimmer-springs, octave down and sprung, all sorts of other coiled manifestations of things springy and coily and then it hit us. The problem was we could hear the original guitar part. Ah, yes, all wet. All wet is where the magic happened. No original signal, all wet spring reverb with octave up and down. Church Organ, Organ Reverb, Fugue It! Get Hooked and Go Fugue!
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3 More Reverb Patches!
What more from your Keeley Reverb? Take the back plate off your Hooke Spring Reverb and change the Bank Switch to Bank 2. Now you have 3 more Spring reverb patches!
Long Decay Trem-n-Verb – Same as in Bank 1, but set up for single coil guitars and super long decay/reverb trails. If you want a huge springy mess of reverb and you have some spaghetti logo guitar for making surf music…yeah, this is it. Springs up dude!
Spring-Plate – Another Keeley Original. After a YouTube commentator said, oh man no plate reverb…I said, I said, Beeeeetch! I got your plate reverb! How about this I said…Cross Fade between Spring Reverb and Plate Reverb. And that’s just exactly what it does. Dial in 25% spring reverb and 75% plate, dial in 50/50, dial in your own perfection. This is like taking your tube amp with spring reverb into the studio and then the producer adds their plate reverb. Classic. Happens all the time. Well now you can do it anywhere with the Keeley Hooke Spring Reverb. Thank you.
Vibro-Spring – What if a Blackface and Magnatone amp had a love child? Yeah, a pitch vibrato spring reverb. Something that would have been right up Lonnie Mack’s alley? Well, it’s in there too. The Fugue mode becomes what I call the Mack Mode. Mack Mode was inspired by Eddie Heinzleman’s love of Lonnie Mack. I texted Eddie about this possibility and in a few seconds I had YouTube links to Wham and Satisfy Suzie. Yup, Vibrato and Reverb. Sounds Delish. Mack n Cheese! Wait, wrong page… Mack Mode! Spring Reverb with Pitch Vibrato.
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What is your return policy?
We offer a 30 day Exchange policy for new purchases. We ask that you please return the product in the original product packaging along with all included materials (manual, warranty card, all accessories) and in the original condition that it was received and we will exchange it for any product on ours site. Please note that we do charge a $5 dollar exchange fee to cover our shipping cost. We are a small business and do not offer a cash refund. We cannot take returns on sealed product. We do not accept returns for guitars and amplifiers under any circumstances. Unfortunately we also cannot cancel orders or pre-orders. We are happy to exchange for another product if you are no longer interested in the new release or backordered items