Advanced tape-delay effects


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Advanced tape-delay effects

If you want to create tape delay and happen to own your own tape machine, or work in a studio with one, or are simply tape curious, this movie is for you. A tape machine represents a mechanical source of delay. Usually, a tape machine has only a few tape speeds and thus only a few delay times. Sure, it might cost several thousand dollars for those few delay settings, but it is a way to create delay. Tape delay was originally used, because it was one of the only choices at the time. It's still used today so we'd like to know more about it.

Using a two track recorder is a bit clumsy, so manufacturers solved the problem by introducing tape-based delay units. These were tape machines with a loop of tape inside, where the spacing between the record and the playback heads could easily be changed to make the delay time adjustable. Nowadays, studios have more options. Life is good. Today, we can buy a digital delay that is easily adjustable, wonderfully flexible, cheaper than a tape machine,...

Advanced tape-delay effects
Video duration: 2m 33s 2h 20m Appropriate for all Updated Jan 31, 2014

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Advanced tape-delay effects provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Alex U. Case as part of the Foundations of Audio: Delay and Modulation

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