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?”

DOD Rubberneck vs. Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Boy Analog Delay Comparison

This is a comparison of the DOD Rubberneck with the Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Boy.

 

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

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”

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.

DOD Rubberneck vs. Seymour Duncan Vapor Trail – Analog Delay Comparison

This is a comparisopn of the DOD Rubberneck with the Seymour Duncan Vapor Trail:

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

Moog Moogerfooger MF-104M Analog Delay vs. Moog Minifooger MF Delay

This is a comparison of the Moog Moogerfooger MF-104M Analog Delay with its litte brother, the Moog Minifooger MF Delay.

While the MF-104M offers the possibility to choose between a “dark” and a “bright” setting, the sound of the Minifooger MF Delay is comparable to the “dark” sound of the MF-104M Continue reading “Moog Moogerfooger MF-104M Analog Delay vs. Moog Minifooger MF Delay”

DOD Rubberneck Dark Repeats and Oscillation – Analog Delay

On request of YouTube subscribers I made this demo about how to create dark repeats and dark oscillation with the DOD Rubberneck:

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

Click here for a comparison of the DOD Rubberneck with the Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM and here for a comparison with the EHX Deluxe Memory Man.

Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM – Dark Repeats & Oscillation

This video shows how to create dark repeats and bright oscillation with the Chase Bliss Audio Tonal Recall RKM.

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

Click here for all videos of the Tonal Recall RKM.

Analog pedals vs. digital emulations

Ask the DudeFrequently the question arises which kind of pedal to chose: an analog one or a digital emulation?

It almost seems to be an article of faith and this is why I would like to illuminate this controversal issue. Continue reading “Analog pedals vs. digital emulations”

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) ?”

DOD Rubberneck vs. Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man

This is a comparison of the new DOD Rubberneck with the legendary EHX Deluxe Memory Man:

 

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

Reverb

AmpSome years ago only very few guitarists used reverb-effects, apart from a discreet spring reverb integrated into an amplifier. But today you can find almost every month a new reverb-pedal put on the market.
Here I would like to present some different types of reverb-effects. Continue reading “Reverb”

Which Pedal should I get ? Memory Lane 2 vs. ARDX20

The Diamond Memory Lane 2 or the AnalogMan ARDX20?

Which pedal you should get depending on the sound you long for. Continue reading “Which Pedal should I get ? Memory Lane 2 vs. ARDX20”