One loves the Tubescreamer, the other hates it. It is impossible to keep everyone happy. While to one guitarist the overdrive pedal sounds perfect, stresses the mids in an optimal way and creates the ultimate range of distortion, the same pedal seems hollow with the bass cut quite too much to another guitar player. Continue reading “Effect pedals interacting with the whole setup”
The rumor mill is churning….
Here I would like to present the last part of a collection of some interesting NAMM Show news. Continue reading “+++ NAMM 2019 News Part 4+++”
The rumor mill is churning….
Here I would like to present a collection of some interesting NAMM Show news. Continue reading “+++ NAMM 2019 News Part 3+++”
This is a video about how to use a huge pedalboard with all pedals midi sync. Besides the standard TRS cable I am using my self-designed DelayDude Midi Sync Cable. Check it out here.
The three controller pedals to control the DigiTech SDRUM, the Source Audio Nemesis and the DigiTech JamMan are also available in the DelayDude shop.
gear: Fender Jazzmaster with P90, Strymon Big Sky cab simulation direct into the soundcard rack preamp of the recording PC, Cubase.
„Synthesizer“ – this word and everything associated with it give shivers of horror to many guitarists and bass players. Instantly, the horrible sounds of the 80s come to one’s mind and the keyboarders actually have never been the popular members of a band. Continue reading “Synthesizer – more than 80s sounds”
Analog delay pedals are not all equal. By now, there are so many different pedals that you cannot speak of THE analog delay sound anymore. Continue reading “Analog delay sound”
Some 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”
In the first part of this article, I would like to engage with multi overdrive pedals in general.
In the second and third part I would like to introduce some interesting analog multi overdrive pedals in detail. And the third part will be dedicated to digital multi overdrive pedals. Continue reading “Multi Overdrive Part 1”
The Royal TS II is an amp-like overdrive pedal that is handmade in Germany.
It is perfect for British sounds and definitely more than a simple clone of the Ibanez Tubescreamer. Continue reading “Review: Royal TS II Overdrive”
Commonly, you arrange the pedals in a way that the guitar signal first passes the overdrive pedal and is then send to modulation effects like delays or reverb pedals.
But in my honest opinion, it is worth it to change this accustomed layout. Continue reading “An overdrive pedal after a delay”
If you are looking for an overdrive pedal that is able to emulate a slightly overdriven amplifier, you ought to choose a stompbox without IC chips. Continue reading “Why do IC-based overdrive pedals always sound harsh?”
The Strymon El Capistan is one of the best digital tape echo emulations.
Nevertheless, some miss the warm character of an analog device and consider that the sound of the Strymon El Capistan is somehow sterile. Continue reading “Ask the Dude: How to create the sound of the legendary Fulltone Tube Tape Echo”
For sonwriting it is extremely important to have a good working pedalboard with inspiring sounds.
Today I would like to introduce some ideas that might worth it to be taken into consideration if you are willing to create such a songwriting pedalboard. Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: Songwriting Pedalboard”