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Delay Basics: Uses, Misuses & Why Quick Delay Times Are Awesome

Published on 13 Nov 2015

In this episode, Daniel and Mick return to one their favourite topics: delay.

In no particular order, they touch on…

– Digital and analogue delay types
– Subdivisions
– Layering delays: using two delays at once
– Using delays with overdrive
– The benefits of using very fast delay times
– Thoughts on when you might want to – and not want to – use delay
– Hold function in the TimeLine
– Delay positioning in your signal chain

To help their discussion, they're enlisting the help of…

– Ibanez AD80 Analog Delay
– Analogman ARDX20
– Free The Tone Flight Time
– Strymon TimeLine
– Thorpy Muffroom Cloud
– Analogman King Of Tone

Daniel is playing his Fender Custom Shop ’63 Telecaster, Mick is playing a Collings CL Deluxe. Amps today are a Marshall JTM45 through a Marshall 2061cx 2x12 cabinet with Celestion G12H Anniversary speakers, and a Two-Rock Studio Pro 35 through a Custom Zilla 1x12 with a Celestion G12H-75 Creamback.

As always, all effects and amp switching and routing is handled effortlessly by TheGigRig G2.

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