Maxon AD-900 vs. Walrus Audio ARP-87 – Delay Comparison

This is a comparison of the Walrus Audio ARP-87 with the Maxon AD-900.
For the Maxon AD-900 is an analog delay pedal, I only use the analog mode of the Walrus Audio ARP-87. Find out more about the sound of different delay times and how both pedals may sound in the mix.

Review: Strymon Volante part 1

Strymon VolanteSince the El Capistan, Strymon is famous for their tape sounds and the Volante offers wow and flutter, tape speeds and tape saturation of the highest quality.
The studio mode provides quasi the hi-fi version of a tape sound. Continue reading “Review: Strymon Volante part 1”

Dunlop Echoplex EP 103

Dunlop EchoplexThe Dunlop Echoplex EP 103 is a pedalboard-friendly digital delay. By connecting the external tap footswitch, the 750 ms of maximum delay time can be extended up to 4 seconds. Continue reading “Dunlop Echoplex EP 103”

7 questions to Josh Scott (JHS Pedals)

7 questions toIn this month, once more one of my very own pedal heroes answered to the 7 questions of the DelayDude.

Therefore, I proudly present an Interview with Josh Scott, the founder and head of JHS Pedals. Continue reading “7 questions to Josh Scott (JHS Pedals)”

Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM vs. Walrus Audio ARP-87 – Delay Comparison

This is a comparison of the Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM with the Walrus Audio ARP-87.
For the Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM is an analog delay pedal, I only use the analog mode of the Walrus Audio ARP-87. Besides, I also present modulation and how both pedals may sound in the mix.

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

Evolution of the pedalboard

pedalboard smallStarting to play guitar, most guitarists dispense with effect pedals.
The guitar connected to the amp is all you need to be happy. Continue reading “Evolution of the pedalboard”

Walrus Audio ARP-87 vs. MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe – Delay Comparison

This is a comparison of the Walrus Audio ARP-87 with the MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe.
For the MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe is an analog delay pedal, I only use the analog mode of the Walrus Audio ARP-87. Besides, I also present modulation and how both pedals may sound in the mix.

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

Effect pedal switcher

Custom OrderA pedalboard with many pedals on it offers various possibilities but at the same time, it is pressty complicated to switch between different pedals.
After adding tremolo and reverb to the clean sound of the verse, for the refrain you may want to switch abruptly to an overdriven sound. In this case you ought to be able to switch between three pedals at the same time.
How can switching operations like these be simplified? Continue reading “Effect pedal switcher”

Boss DD-7 vs. Source Audio Nemesis – Digital Delay Comparison

This is a Comparison of the Boss DD-7 with the Source Audio Nemesis. Besides the analog and digital delay sounds and the reverse mode of both pedals, I also demonstrate how either of them will sound in the mix.

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

Tips & Tricks: Effect pedals – Mark your settings

Tips & tricksOnce found, every guitarist is willing to save the perfect settings of his pedals. There are various possibilities to protect the pots from unintentional adjustment. Here you will find an article about this topic.

But what if you want to alternate between two or three different settings? How can you save or mark the respective settings without fixing the pots? Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: Effect pedals – Mark your settings”

Boss DD-7 vs. Strymon DIG – Digital Delay Comparison

This is a Comparison of the Boss DD-7 with the Strymon DIG.

In this video I only used the digital mode of the Boss DD-7, because the Strymon DIG does not offer an analog delay mode.
At the end of the video I demonstrate how either of them will sound in the mix.

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

Walrus Audio ARP-87 vs. Source Audio Nemesis – Digital Delay Comparison

This is a comparison of the Walrus Audio ARP-87 with the Source Audio Nemesis.
In this video you will find out more about the sound of the digital and the analog mode, of these two digital delay pedals. Besides, I also present the digital mode with modulation how both pedals may sound in the mix.

Chase Bliss Audio Thermae

ThermaeThe Chase Bliss Audio Thermae is a pedalboard-friendly 9V analog delay. Like all Chase Bliss Audio pedals, this stompbox also is constructed according to the motto “analog heart-digital brain”. Continue reading “Chase Bliss Audio Thermae”

Boss DD-7 vs. Walrus Audio ARP-87 – Digital Delay Comparison

This is a Comparison of the Boss DD-7 with the Walrus Audio ARP-87.
Besides the digital mode, I also present the analog emulation, modulation and how either of them will sound in the mix.

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

Boss DD-7 vs. MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe – Delay Comparison

This is a Comparison of the Boss DD-7 with the MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe.

In this video I only used the analog mode of the Boss DD-7. At the end of the video I demonstrate how either of them will sound in the mix.

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