Analog Delay

Back in the day   Before the days of more advanced audio technology, music employing a delayed echo had to be recorded in a naturally reverberant space. This was often an inconvenience for musicians and audio engineers. The popularity of an easy-to-implement...

Tape Delay

The History of Tape Delay   The term “echo“ was first mentioned in 1950 when electronic devices came into the recording studios. Back then, producers tried to recreate the acoustic properties of different sound spaces. These devices were referred to as “echo“...

Delay Effects

  What is ‘Delay’?   When someone shouts on top of a hill, the person hears himself back after sometime with a reduced volume. This phenomenon is known as ‘echo’. The same phenomenon when recreated artificially in the studio is known as ‘Delay’.   Going by the book, A...
Return Delay Magic

Return Delay Magic

  Producers often underestimate the creative advantages of using delay units on return tracks. This technique seems to get obscured by the fact that most delays have an adjustable dry/wet parameter which, when on anything other than 100%, makes the unit a...