AC001: Memory 1 (Edge Style Delays)

Categories: Audio Clips, Delay Effect Types, Dual Pattern, Factory Presets, Memory 1, Modulation, Rhythmic, Simple Pattern, Tempo Multiplier, Variable Speed Tape
AC001: Memory 1 (Edge Style Delays)

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The first preset uses the third time pattern, which is a dual delay line giving 3/4 of the delay time on the left and the full delay time on the right. Therefore, if you play quarter notes at the delay time shown in the display, then the left side will produce delays in between the notes you play and the right side will produce delays on top of the notes you play. more ...

Variable Speed Tape Mode Description

Categories: All, Delay Modes, Feature Descriptions, Variable Speed Tape
Variable Speed Tape Mode Description

The Variable Speed Tape delay is based on early tape delays, in which the delay was controlled by changing the speed of the tape. With the Tone knob at 12 o’clock, you’ll hear both high frequency and low frequency roll-off. The feedback path contains a saturator that mimics the saturation characteristics of physical tape. When changing delay time, you’ll hear the pitch of the delayed signal change in exactly the same way as if you had changed the speed of a real tape recorder—the pitch shift amount will depend on the difference between the speed that the delayed signal was recorded at and the new speed. more ...

AC014: Ambient Purity

Categories: Ambient, Audio Clips, Multi-Tap Pattern, Time Patterns, Variable Speed Tape
AC014: Ambient Purity

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This clip uses the variable Speed Tape mode with the 9th time pattern and the tone set fairly high. This combination produces a nice ambient delay that fills in your sound.This clip was recorded directly out of the TimeBender with a Les Paul guitar used for input. more ...

AC020: Standing in the Rain

Categories: Audio Clips, Expression Pedal, Repeats, Special Effects, Uncategorized, Variable Speed Tape
AC020: Standing in the Rain

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This clip uses the variable speed tape mode with repeats set quite high to replicate the introduction to "Standing in the Rain" as made famous by the James Gang. The expression pedal is used to obtain the "out of control" sound near the end. more ...

Sweetwater Video Review

Categories: Ambient, Analog Mode, Arpeggiated Delay, Chorus, Delay Modes, Digital Mode, Dynamic Digital, Dynamic Repeats, Envelope, Expression Pedal, Inputs and Outputs, Knobs and Buttons, Modulation, Moving Head Tape, Repeats, Requested, Reverse, Rhythmic, Special Effects, Time Patterns, Time Warp, Tone, Variable Speed Tape, Video Tutorials, Voicing, musIQ SmartStrum Pattern
Sweetwater Video Review

We received a message from Daniel Fisher inviting us to post his Timebender demonstration videos he did for Sweetwater on our site. While we are not affiliated with Sweetwater in any way, we feel these demos are very good and will help end users get more out of the timebender, so here they are: more ...