But what makes this tape echo sound and is it possible to get this sound without a tape echo emulation? Continue reading “Tape delay sounds without a tape?”
This is a blind comparison of the Strymon El Capistan with the Fulltone Tube Tape Echo.
For a long time, the sound of a good tape delay is considered as the ideal delay for guitarists.
On the one hand the sound of a tape delay mostly is more warm and full than the sound of a digital delay on the other hand the tape delay sounds not as dull or wooly like an analog delay sometimes does. Continue reading “The first tape delay emulations”
A real tape echo provides an extraordinary sound and is a worthwhile investment for your guitar sound. Unfortunately the maintenance of a tape echo is not as simple as the care of a digital or analog delay pedal. Continue reading “Tape echo maintenance”
This is a comparison of the legendary Fulltone Tape Echo with the T-Rex Replica.
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gear: Epiphone Riviera (with P94 Pickups), Fender Tweed Champ, Celestion G12M, Shure SM57, Cubase.
After the release of a new analog delay mostly the question arises if this pedal sounds like an old Deluxe Memory Man and if it is possible to replace this legendary pedal by the new one. Continue reading “Which pedal sounds like the Deluxe Memory Man ?”
Delay Dude Demo: Strymon Deco
This is a demo video of the Strymon Deco. The Deco is able to emulate doubletracker, tape flanger, tape saturation and delay of an old tape echo. For this video I used it for the drums as well as for the bass, the guitar and the vocals.