I’m a big fan of black guitar pedals. For this reason, I’m totally onboard with guitar pedal makers taking advantage of that very famous day of sales. Many boutique pedal makers are releasing special edition Black Friday guitar pedals.
I’m here to tell you that digital delay guitar pedals are awesome. I know that they’ve gotten bad rap over the years and guitarists tend to simply assume that tape delay or analog delay is better. But hear me out. Put your pre-convictions about digital delay pedals aside and let me tell you why they are great.
The Jackson Audio The Optimist MIDI dual overdrive by Cory Wong is a unique pedal in all that it offers. Here I’m going to go into detail as to how I feel about it and what I think could be improved to make it even better.
In this article I attempt to shed some light as to whether or not there really is latency when switching on Jackson Audio pedals and how that might compare when pressing the foot switches as opposed to engaging the pedals with MIDI control.
Let’s talk a little bit about analog dry-through delay pedals and how they compare to fully digital delays – those that convert the entire signal to digital and back to analog. This is a hot topic and one that always comes up in forums and online discussions when comparing popular delay pedals.
The guitar effects pedal business competition is completely different from other industries. The business of marketing and selling guitar pedals in a highly competitive market thrives because it is one of the few markets where competition between brands isn’t limited to selling just one of each.