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FDP Forum / Miscellaneous and Non-Fender Topics / Delay Settings

macguy

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Nov 20th, 2017 10:25 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

There is a delay effect, frequently used by fusion and metal players...while the player is playing, you don't really hear any repeats...but at the end of a passage or riff, you hear a single repeat that "decays" or trails off quickly.
I have tried to get this with delay and reverb settings but cannot get it right. At 3:11 is an example.
Any suggestions?

Thanks,
MG

Jack Thammarat

(This message was last edited by macguy at 12:28 PM, Nov 20th, 2017)

Cal-Woody

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Nov 20th, 2017 10:53 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I have been able to do this with adjusting the repeats and it takes a little time to get it right, but don't despair, you'll get it!
Currently, I have 2 different delay pedals and the one that does this best is my Line 6 Time Machine. Because I have to really adjust the repeats to almost the end of the knobs travel before I get too many repeats. So, with it having such a long travel on the knob before it starts performing like a delay, it provides me with a better taper before chaos!
it has regeneration to control the depth also.
So, keep at it and you'll discover what it is that you are trying toaachieve.

gdw3

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Nov 20th, 2017 05:06 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Sounds more like reverb to me, with a long hall setting and fast decay.

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Nov 20th, 2017 06:02 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I always thought this was a great use of delay. The note repeats with a tail but it doesn't get in the way of the note or tone.

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Nov 21st, 2017 04:14 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Could be a ducking delay as well.

DrKev
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Nov 21st, 2017 05:25 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

3:11 on that video sounds like reverb only to me, long pre-delay (perhaps a hall as gdw3 says). possibly ducking which gives the effect of it getting a little louder right after he stops playing.

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Nov 21st, 2017 07:20 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Sounds like reverb to me too. Maybe a very short delay, but mostly reverb.

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Nov 22nd, 2017 08:20 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Stereo reverb with about a 2 second decay, decent pre-delay, and very slight ducked delay to give it some depth. One of my presets in my rig is almost identical to this, using a Strymon Timeline and BigSky.

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