Catalinbread Belle Epoch

catalinbread belle epochThe 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”

MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe vs. MXR Carbon Copy – Analog Delay Comparison

This is a Comparison of the MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe with MXR Carbon Copy.
For a better comparability I only used the dark mode of the Carbon Copy Deluxe.

Source Audio Ventris vs. Neunaber Expanse – Reverb Comparison

This is a comparison of the Neunaber Expanse with the Source Audio Ventris.

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

MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe vs. Maxon AD-900 Analog Delay – Analog Delay Comparison

This is a Comparison of the MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe with the Maxon AD-900 Analog Delay.

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

Gamechanger Audio Plus Pedal vs. Electro Harmonix Superego

This is a comparison of the Gamechanger Audio Plus Pedal with the Electro Harmonix Superego.
In the first part you will hear the wet signal only.
The last part offers sounds ot the respective special modes of both pedals (layers mode of the Plus Pedal/ Gliss effect of the Superego).

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

+++ NAMM 2019 News Part 2+++

NewsBefore the NAMM 2019 opens the doors for guitar geeks from all over the world, the first information about new pedals, amps and instruments are announced. Here I would like to present the second selection of interesting news: Continue reading “+++ NAMM 2019 News Part 2+++”

7 questions to Hunter Van Houten

7 questions toHunter Van Houten produces beautiful custom guitars by hand. For all those, who are still looking for their very own perfect guitar, his workshop might be a very interesting address.
This is why I decided to have a closer look to the man behind these special instruments. Continue reading “7 questions to Hunter Van Houten”

How to combine effect pedals – not every combination works fine

Ask the DudeSome combinations of effect pedals are awkward – similar to human relationships: some won’t get along well with one another. Continue reading “How to combine effect pedals – not every combination works fine”

Maxon AD-900 vs. Fulltone Tube Tape Echo – delay comparison

This is a comparison of the Maxon AD-900 with the Fulltone Tube Tape Echo.
The comparison of an analog delay with a tape echo might be a bit extraordinary – but these two classics can definitvely compete with each other.

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

DOD Rubberneck vs. DMB Pedals Lunar – analog delay comparison

This is a comparison of the DOD Rubberneck with the DMB Pedals Lunar.
Both delays provide modulation and oscillation.

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

Source Audio Ventris vs. Strymon Big Sky – Reverb comparison

This is a comparison of the Source Audio Ventris with the Strymon Big Sky.
Both of these brilliant reverb pedals offer sonic options like hall and plate reverb as well as a cloud/e-dome and shimmer mode.

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

Lexicon PCM 81 vs. Neunaber Expanse – Reverb Comparison

This is a comparison of the Neunaber Expanse with the Lexicon PCM 81 Reverb Hall Rack Effect.

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

Lexicon PCM 81 vs. Eventide H9 Harmonizer – Reverb Comparison

This is a comparison of the Eventide H9 Harmonizer with the Lexicon PCM 81 Reverb Hall Rack Effect.

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