unnbrokenchain wrote:I have a 1972 bandmaster with a spring reverb. What I'm looking for is a pure digital sounding reverb and delay to use not all the time, but for solos. I'd like to get the sounds he used to get for the solos in the later Terrapins, knockin' on Heavens door and stuff like that where it was a mix of both the delay unit and digital unit. The spring reverb I use for my main channel 100 percent of the time.
unnbrokenchain wrote:The Lexicon units were only used for the midi signal? hmm. I always thought the PCM 60 and 70 were paired together which replaced the MXR delay.
Specific example is in the "terrapin Station" from 07/04/1989. In the Lady with a fan sequence goes < "no effects solo<turns on OBEL<realizes Distortion is on<turns it off<presses some more pedals<then I can hear some delay smoothed out with some different reverb. I know delay adds a subtle reverb effect to it, but he had the two lexicon units, so I put the two together. This is also before Rosebud, so you can rule out fulltime midi.
If the lexicon units were only used for midi. Then did they appear on stage the SAME night the black strat "space" stuff . Just curious.
This is also straight off Dozin.com under guitar history:
Effects used during the early '70's were limited mostly to the Vox wah-wah pedal being occasionally used.
By the late '70's, he was using the Mutron envelope filter (which was used for Estimated, Shakedown, etc.), and he continued to use it until the very end. A Mutron Octive Divider, MXR Distortion +, Phase 100 and Analog Delay.
By the late '80's, his effects consisted of mostly Boss effects: Octave Divider, Turbo Overdrive, Super Overdrive, EQ's, etc. in two effects loops. He also used some extremely expensive Lexicons a PCM-42 or PCM-60, with a PCM-70) reverb/delay units in the rack behind him; these are studio units.
You can clearly see the two units behind him from the DVD footage.
Another good example is from 03/15/1990 Terrapin. The solo and OBEL switching is successfully done, and you can hear what he intended to do from 07/04/1990. For 1990 though, you just can't see the actual footage. This is also when he had Rosebud doing some midi stuff in the second verse.
JonnyBoy wrote:Waldo- did you ever enjoy the Biyang analog delay/reverb pedal?
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