During the last years, two pedals have been put on the market which are especially interesting for sound scaping and ambient fans. In principle, both effects are quite similar. The Gamechanger Audio Plus Pedal, as well as the Electro Harmonix Freeze are so-called sustain-pedals, that are able to record and reproduce single notes or parts of chords via an integrated looper. Continue reading “Which pedal should I get: Electro Harmonix Freeze vs. Gamechanger Audio Plus Pedal?” In the first part of “The perfect delay pedal” I declared myself to be an analog delay fan and expressed myself for tap tempo and midi input.
This second part will be about more features, a perfect delay should – in my opinion – provide.
Continue reading “The perfect delay pedal – Part 2” Often other guitarists ask me, which delay pedal is the perfect one. Unfortunately, it is pretty difficult to find a precise answer to this simple sounding question. Continue reading “The perfect delay pedal – Part 1” While you are searching for the perfect sound, you will find uncountable possibilities.
But how does the perfect sound sound like?
Continue reading “LoFi aka character sounds” Lately someone confronted me with the following question:
Recently, I bought a Strymon El Capistan and I really love it.
But there is one thing, that bothers me:How can I make the repeats of the Strymon El Capistan fade away after switching it off ? Continue reading “Strymon El Capistan Trails Mode” If you are looking for an overdrive pedal that is able to emulate a slightly overdriven amplifier, you ought to choose a stompbox without IC chips. Continue reading “Why do IC-based overdrive pedals always sound harsh?” There are numerous manufacturers who offer complex looper pedals which are supposed to simplify the use of a pedalboard. But does really everybody need a looper pedal? Continue reading “Do I really need a looper?” We are focusing all our efforts on the final touches but on 1 Oktober the day has come:
The DelayDude Shop goes online!
The carefully selected range of vintage and boutique pedals may include one or the other treasure you already know from the DelayDude videos.
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The Strymon El Capistan is one of the best digital tape echo emulations. Nevertheless, some miss the warm character of an analog device and consider that the sound of the Strymon El Capistan is somehow sterile. Continue reading “Ask the Dude: How to create the sound of the legendary Fulltone Tube Tape Echo” Recently, Chase Bliss Audio debuted the Thermae, an analog pitch shifting pedal. This pedal is based on a delay. To every cunning guitarist, this fact poses the question, if it might be possible to create this kind of sounds with a normal delay pedal, too. Continue reading “Analog Pitch Shifter: Do I really need the Chase Bliss Audio Thermae or is there any other option?” The Big Box Deluxe Memory Man is by far one of the best delays that have ever been invented. But the size of the enclosure is tremendous.
But is there a delay that sounds like the Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man?
Continue reading “Is there a delay sounding like the Deluxe Memory Man? Part2” On many pedalboards you can find pedals that stay on all the time and occasionally the question comes to your mind, if you might have chosen the wrong equipment to create the sound you actually long for. Continue reading “„Always on“ pedals” For many DIY projects it is necessary to check out the You can use a multimeter to find out the pin occupation of the wires inside a cable.
Normally, you use a multimeter for that.
Continue reading “DIY – How to check out the pinout of wires without using a multimeter” For a long time, the question if a pedal has true bypass or not, was a decisive aspect concerning the decision to get it or not. At the moment you can find many discussions about the question if a pedal has got analog dry thru and, if it lacks analog dry thru, if this fact influences the sound and the way you interact with your equipment. Continue reading “„Analog dry thru“ – the new “true bypass”?”