Arturia

Description

The iconic lo-fi delay that helped the greatest guitarists and producers achieve their unique tone is now available in your recording setup.

Arturia’s Delay MEMORY-BRIGADE takes the creative, dark BBD analog echo from the pedalboard, and puts it in your DAW, free from the worries of spilled drinks, dead batteries, and whether or not it’s “true bypass”. From tight slapback delays to never-ending feedback noise, the “bucket brigade” offers so many creative options, and as a software plugin, you can use it on anything you want - not just guitars.

Delay MEMORY-BRIGADE is Arturia’s love letter to the legendary BBD - or “bucket brigade device” - that created a revolution in time-based modulation effects. During the 70s, more and more audio effects turned to the compact, reliable BBD technology to create chorus and flange effects, but it shined in creating a filtered lo-fi delay sound that’s still loved by musicians and music lovers to this day.

One of the first, and certainly the greatest, BBD delays was the Memory Man, and the slightly redesigned Deluxe Memory Man created by effects pioneers Electro-Harmonix in the mid-70s. Guitarists and record engineers loved its unique sound: a dark, filtered bark that was worlds apart from traditional tape delays. Arturia based the Delay MEMORY-BRIGADE on this legendary pedal, so you can enjoy its driven feedback and “rusty” tone in your own productions.

Using Arturia's exclusive TAE and Phi modeling technologies, they analyzed many classic BBD circuits that made this effect so famous, and created an authentic, analog-sounding tribute to these vintage legends.

The legendary Electro-Harmonix pedal has been used by countless famous and influential musicians for over half a century, from guitar royalty to experimental producers alike. It’s graced the pedalboards of Dave “The Edge” Evans, Omar Rodríguez-López, Dave Grohl, Joe Perry, and Eric Johnson. It’s essential to the production of electronic artists like Tobacco and KiNK. It’s adored by contemporary visionaries like Jack Conte and Feist. Add some lo-fi space to your guitars, give your vocals some vibrant slap back, or give your whole mix a subtle dark vibe.
Specifications
General
  • Software type: Virtual analog BBD echo
  • Plug-in format(s): VST 2.4, VST 3, AU, AAX, NKS (64-bit DAWs)
  • Computer platform: Mac & Windows
  • Delivery: Software download
  • Version: Full version
Sound Library
  • Sound generation: Modeling
  • Integrated effects: Yes
Minimum System Requirements
  • Free hard drive space: 1 GB
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Mac requirements: OS X 10.10
  • Windows requirements: Windows 7 or later
  • 64-bit compatible: Yes

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