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”
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 is a comparison of the Strymon DIG with the Boss DD-2.
While the Strymon DIG currently is the most modern digital delay, the legendary Boss DD-2 was one of the first.
gear: Fender Jaguar, Fender Tweed Champ, Celestion G12M, Shure SM57, Cubase.
There are some pedals that have been put on the market a long time ago and that, because of their sound are known as the legendary ones.
But sometimes the circuit has been changed over time. Continue reading “Pedals: same design – different circuit”
In the 80s there was a boom of pedals and some technical progress. Each of the most famous manufacturers (Boss, MXR, Ibanez and Electro Harmonix)) produced his own interpretation of each kind of pedal and all of them have been packed into colorful enclosures. Continue reading “Effect history (Part 4): The 80s shaped in racks”
First of all, a chorus creates an exact copy of the signal. Subsequently one of these signals is, similar to a delay, reproduced delayed. But the delays of the sound are so short that they are not perceived as delays. They only last 2 up to 70 ms. Continue reading “Modulation pedals”