The Catalinbread Belle Epoch is a pedalboard friendly digital delay with an inbuilt preamp that is oriented to the legendary Maestro Echoplex Transistor Tape Echo. Continue reading “Catalinbread Belle Epoch”
The Boss DD-500 is one of the few Boss pedals which are, because of their size, less pedalboard friendly. Continue reading “Boss DD-500 Digital Delay”
The Catalinbread Adineko is a pedalboard friendly digital delay. The 9V pedal dispenses with tap tempo, stereo in- and outputs, a looper as well as an input for an expression pedal or midi. Continue reading “Catalinbread Adineko”
The Boss DD-7 digital delay is quite unpretentious, like the Boss DD-6. Continue reading “Boss DD-7 Digital Delay”
The Boss DD-6 is a pedalboard-friendly digital delay without any embellishments. Continue reading “Boss DD-6 Digital Delay”
The Boss DD-5 Digital Delay is as pedalboard-friendly as many Boss pedals are used to be. Continue reading “Boss DD-5 Digital Delay”
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”
The Boss DD-3 is a pedalboard friendly standard delay. It comes along without any frills like tap tempo, tape emulation, modulation, true bypass or midi. Continue reading “Boss DD-3 Digital Delay”
In contrast to most Boss stompboxes, the DD-20 is a rather less pedalboard-friendly pedal.
In exchange, it shines with spectacular 23 seconds maximum delay and loop time. Continue reading “Boss DD-20 digital delay”
In the 1980s, the first digital chips were used to produce delay pedals. The advantage was, that these racks and pedals were able to offer a longer delay time than the analog delays of those days and, at the same time, produced less hiss. Continue reading “Digital delays”
Although the Boss DD-2 does not show off with an extraordinary equipment, this delay pedal is definitively cult (8 of 10 points on my cult factor scale). Continue reading “Boss DD-2 digital delay”
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”
Delay pedals are an absolutely great invention and in essence I wish to never turn them off.
But sometimes you can emphasize the delay effect by a calculated activating and deactivating.
The only annoying fact about delay pedals that lack a trails function, is, that they fall silent in the moment they are switched off.
This is where the Delay Dude Clutch Momentary Bypass Looper will help restore the affection felt for the gorgeous delay pedals without a trails function. Continue reading “The Delay Dude Clutch Momentary Bypass Looper”