Delay

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  • Created on: 02-06-13 21:32

Delay

  • records input sig 2  audio storage medium --  plays back after time
  • sound:  repeating decaying echo
  • 1st delay effects used tape loops
  • Improv'd on reel 2 reel tape loops
  • Pierre Schaeffer & Karlheinz Stockhausen 
  • Tpe echoes - availible 1950s 
  • Music - recored in natural reverberant space - BEFORE DELAY 
  • (Above) not good for musicians 
  • Playback heads - posible 4 delays at vari rhymic intervals
  • (Above) Allwd musicians addit expression & natural echoes 
  • Delay processors - based on analogue 
  • (Above)Ray Butts' Echosonic (1952) 
  • Mike Battle's ECHOPLEX (1959)
  • ROLAND SPACE ECHO(1973)  All used magnetic tape 
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Digital Delay

  • 1970s &80s 1st Digi delay effect
  • available- expensive rack-mounted units
  • electronics - grew smaller - foot peds 
  • 1st delay ped----> BOSS DD-2 (1984) 
  • Digi multi effects --> more effects thn delay 
  • Digi delay - samples input sig through analge 2 digi comp 
  • Digi Mem - cheap in 80s 
  • LEXICON PCM84
  • ROLAND SDE - 3000
  • (Above) -  3 secs delay timebckgrd loops, rhythms & phrases 
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