Source Audio Ventris Dual Reverb vs. Lexicon PCM 81 (Stereo Comparison)

This is a comparison of the Source Audio Ventris Dual Reverb with the Lexicon PCM 81 Reverb Hall Rack Effect.

gear: Fender Telecaster, Fender Champ, Celestion G12M Greenback, Shure SM57, Cubase.

Source Audio Nemesis vs. Maxon AD-900 Analog Delay

This is a comparison of the Source Audio Nemesis with the Maxon AD-900 Analog Delay.

gear: Fender Telecaster, Fender Champ, Celestion G12M Greenback, Shure SM57, Cubase.

Source Audio Nemesis vs. Strymon DIG – Delay Comparsion

This is a comparison of the Source Audio Nemesis with the Strymon DIG.

gear: Fender Telecaster, Fender Tweed Champ, Celestion G12M, Shure SM57, Cubase.

Tips & Tricks: Be brave – use the pots

PotisLooking at the pedalboards of other guitarists, I frequently find the effect pedal pots at 12 o’clock position or even varying marginal from that standard position.
Although even overdrive pedals with only three knobs offer various options – if you are willing to use them. Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: Be brave – use the pots”

Source Audio Nemesis vs. Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man

This is a comparison of the Source Audio Nemesis with the Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man.

gear: Fender Telecaster, Fender Tweed Champ, Celestion G12M, Shure SM57, Cubase.

Source Audio Nemesis vs. Fulltone Tube Tape Echo – Delay Comparsion

This is a comparison of the Source Audio Nemesis with the Fulltone Tube Tape Echo.

gear: Fender Telecaster, Fender Tweed Champ, Celestion G12M, Shure SM57, Cubase.

Source Audio Nemesis vs. Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM – Delay Comparsion

This is a comparison of the Source Audio Nemesis with the Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM.

Source Audio Nemesis vs. Strymon El Capistan – Delay Comparsion

This is a comparison of the Source Audio Nemesis with the Strymon El Capistan.

gear: Fender Telecaster, Fender Tweed Champ, Celestion G12M, Shure SM57, Cubase.

Effect History: Multi Digital Delays – Current developments (Part 3)

Effect PedalIn part 1 and 2 I have dedicated myself to the beginnings of multi digital delays and the second generation of this kind of pedals.
Recently there occurred some new developments concerning delays, so I would like to present the latest multi delays. Continue reading “Effect History: Multi Digital Delays – Current developments (Part 3)”

Analog pedals vs. digital emulations

Ask the DudeFrequently the question arises which kind of pedal to chose: an analog one or a digital emulation?

It almost seems to be an article of faith and this is why I would like to illuminate this controversal issue. Continue reading “Analog pedals vs. digital emulations”

How to control the parameters of a pedal

Expression-pedals, Midi, CV and Apps

Ask the DudeExpression-pedals

The first pedal that could be controlled with an expression-pedal in real time was the Uni-Vibe. The advantage was that you could adjust the swiftness without taking the hands off the strings. Later this function could also be found in Auto-Wahs. In this way the pedal could be controlled just like a real Wah. Continue reading “How to control the parameters of a pedal”