The Chase Bliss Audio Thermae is a pedalboard-friendly 9V analog delay. Like all Chase Bliss Audio pedals, this stompbox also is constructed according to the motto “analog heart-digital brain”. Continue reading “Chase Bliss Audio Thermae”
The rumor mill is churning….
Here I would like to present the last part of a collection of some interesting NAMM Show news. Continue reading “+++ NAMM 2019 News Part 4+++”
The dark sound is a very famous aspect of analog delays. Because of their design, analog delays cut the treble to minimize besides noise. As a result, they sound very warm and rich and, on top, they go well together with overdrive effects. Continue reading “Dark Delays”
But how does the perfect sound sound like? Continue reading “LoFi aka character sounds”
Midi is a way to make instruments communicate with each other and has been developed in the 1980s.
Unfortunately, there is no midi standard yet, which sometimes causes a lot of problems. Continue reading “Midi- a musicians boon and bane”
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”
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?”
This is a Video about how to create analog pitch shifting by using an analog delay (Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM) in combination with an analog expression/cv sequencer pedal (Electro Harmonix 8 Step).
gear: Fender Telecaster, Fender Champ, Celestion G12M Greenback, Shure SM57, Cubase.
This is a comparison of the Source Audio Nemesis with the Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM.
To modulate sound signals by rhythmical amplitude fluctuations was a technique that has already been used in the 1950s and became famous again through grunge music.
Besides the first DeArmond tremolo effect, about which I already wrote in this article, there are many other possibilities to produce a tremolo effect. Continue reading “Tremolo effects”
At the moment flanger pedals are rather unpopular- maybe because they have been used far too often in the 80s or maybe because of their distinctive sound.
But not all flange effects are equal and depending on the way of use a flange effect can sound quite interesting. Continue reading “Flanger”
But what makes this tape echo sound and is it possible to get this sound without a tape echo emulation? Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: Tape delay sounds without a tape?”
This video shows how to create dark repeats and bright oscillation with the Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM.
gear: Fender Jaguar, Fender Tweed Champ, Celestion G12M, Shure SM57, Cubase.
Click here for all videos of the Tonal Recall RKM.
These are the top 10 analog delays.
Of course this ranking is absolutely subjective. Continue reading “My Top 10 delays”