Lately someone confronted me with the following question:
Recently, I bought a Strymon El Capistan and I really love it.
But there is one thing, that bothers me:How can I make the repeats of the Strymon El Capistan fade away after switching it off ? Continue reading “Strymon El Capistan Trails Mode”
This is a comparison of the Fulltone Tube Tape Echo with a tape echo emulation (Strymon El Capistan) in combination with a tube preamp (Kingsley Page V2).
gear: Fender Telecaster, Fender Champ, Celestion G12M Greenback, Shure SM57, Cubase.
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”
This is a comparison of the Source Audio Nemesis with the Strymon El Capistan.
gear: Fender Telecaster, Fender Tweed Champ, Celestion G12M, Shure SM57, Cubase.
A real tape echo provides an extraordinary sound and is a worthwhile investment for your guitar sound. Unfortunately the maintenance of a tape echo is not as simple as the care of a digital or analog delay pedal. Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: Tape echo maintenance”