Especially if you are playing your guitar mostly at home, sooner or later you will reach the point where you start thinking about some kind of rhythmical companionship. And fortunately, there are numerous options for a tactful backing that work without a flesh-and-blood drummer. Continue reading “Drums without a drummer”
This is a blind comparison of the Line 6 Echo Park with the Akai Headrush.
gear: Epiphone Riviera (with P-94 Pickups)Fender Tweed Champ, Celestion G12M, Shure SM57, Cubase.
The Akai Headrush E2 is a digital delay pedal with tape echo emulation. Continue reading “Akai Headrush E2”
In this video I would like to go in to bat for budget analog delay pedals like the Biyang AD-10 Time Machine Analog Delay, the Fame AD-10 Repeat That!, the Valeton AD-10 Analog Delay, the Akai Analog Delay or the Eagletone AD-8 Analog Delay.
gear: Fender Telecaster, Fender Tweed Champ, Celestion G12M, Shure SM57, Cubase.
This is a blind comparison of the Ibanez DE7 with the Akai Headrush.
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”