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Re: AW: calculating rhythmic synch between analalog delay pedal and bpm

I misunderstood. I thought they were trying to loop with that pedal.
On Sep 6, 2008, at 6:42 PM, Rainer Thelonius Balthasar Straschill wrote:

> Chris said, about using delay pedals together with drum machines:
>>      Won't that drift horribly?
> It depends on how long the aberration cumulates. If you use e.g. a  
> short
> delay in combination with a drum machine, e.g. to put two 16th  
> slaps on each
> hit of the snare and that delay length is off by 1%, then the  
> second 16th is
> off by 2%, which in a lot of cases is acceptable. If, on the other  
> hand, you
> use a longer delay, e.g. to run a one-bar bass line together with  
> your drum
> machine, and the initial (loop) delay length is off by 1%, then  
> it's of by
> 1% after the first bar, 2% after the second and so on, and you will  
> quickly
> use the attribute "horribly".
>       Rainer