Tips & Tricks: Tape delay sounds without a tape?

Tips & tricksThe charm of tape delays is unique, and their digital emulations are pretty popular.

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?”

Delay Blind Comparison: Strymon El Capistan vs. Fulltone Tube Tape Echo

This is a blind comparison of the Strymon El Capistan with the Fulltone Tube Tape Echo.

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The first tape delay emulations

Digital DelayFor 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”

Delay Blind Comparison: Line 6 Echo Park vs. Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man

This is a blind comparison of the digital Line 6 Echo Park with the analog Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man (because the sound of the DMM gets pretty close to the sound of a real tape echo).

 

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Strymon DIG vs. Boss DD-2 Digital Delay Comparison

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.

Click here for a comparison of the Strymon DIG with the TC Electronic 2290 and here for a comparison with the Korg SDD 3000.

The Montreal Assembly – Count to Five CT5 Demo

This is a demo of the Montreal Assembly – Count to Five.

I already told you about the Montreal Assembly Count to Five.
There are numerous descriptions circulating on the internet about this pedal and to many guitarists it seems pretty hard to get a picture of the various functions. Continue reading “The Montreal Assembly – Count to Five CT5 Demo”

My Top 10 delays

Effect PedalThese are the top 10 analog delays.
Of course this ranking is absolutely subjective. Continue reading “My Top 10 delays”

Which pedal sounds like the Deluxe Memory Man (Part 1) ?

After the release of a new analog delay mostly the question arises if this pedal sounds like an old Deluxe Memory Man and if it is possible to replace this legendary pedal by the new one. Continue reading “Which pedal sounds like the Deluxe Memory Man (Part 1) ?”

Delay Dude on YouTube

NewsFrom now on you can find all videos of the Delay Dude on youtube.com/delaydude.

Besides overdrive- and compressor- shootouts, videos with DIY instructions and modifications you will encounter comparisons of numerous analog and digital delays by various manufacturers like Electro Harmonix, Chase Bliss Audio, Fulltone or Strymon.

Every Wednesday a new video will be released. Just have a look and subscribe.

Tonal Recall RKM (analog delay) vs. digital delay (PT 2399 based analog voiced)

This is a comparison of an analog voiced, PT 2399 based digital delay and an analog delay (Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM).

gear: Fender Telecaster, Fender Deluxe Reverb, Celestion G12M, Shure SM57, Cubase.

For further information about the “delay(ed)”- delay don’t hesitate to ask the Dude ( delaydude@delaydude.de).