First Looks

Aping old-school digital echo yields a sweet spot between BBD and ones-and-zeroes delays.

Distinct, dirty, and colorful echoes. Very cool BBD-like overtones. Rangy tone and modulation controls.

No expression control.

$209

Crazy Tube Circuits TI:ME
crazytubecircuits.com

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Even in the earliest days of the analog/digital delay schism, there was never a right or wrong answer about which was best. Each has their virtues and musical place. And both delay categories are far too broad to encompass anything close to a definitive sound. An analog Echoplex sounds pretty different from a bucket brigade Deluxe Memory Man. And a shimmeringly pristine Eventide DDL definitely sounds nothing like the smoky MXR Model 113 that helped kick off the digital delay era.

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