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Re: qualities of reverb OT

Hey Andy seems like you ve tried them,do any of these
units include a decent chorus and poly octave to do
bass lines with the acoustic as well?
I am also waiting to hear reviews from the upcoming TC
nova system,seems like this one would have it all!

--- andy butler <akbutler@tiscali.co.uk> wrote:

> Michael Peters wrote:
> > sometimes I love to listen to the dreamy music of
> Harold Budd, or Robin
> > Guthrie (Cocteau Twins). Their pianos and guitars
> are often drenched in a
> > very long and dense reverb that would put the Taj
> Mahal to shame - this
> > reverb has a depth, richness, and aliveness that
> is lovely to listen to, it
> > is not the linear, cold, and boring reverb that
> comes out of my Nanoverb.
> > How do they achieve that? it often doesn't sound
> as if they would simply use
> > echo or chorus to fatten the sound, it often seems
> to be nothing but reverb.
> > Is it just a matter of using one expensive reverb
> unit?
> Yes, no skill involved :-)
> > Are there reverb
> > units which can create such a sound out of the
> box?
> Lexicon PCM90 maybe PCM80
> (or a pricier Lexicon)
> Lexicon are known for nice sounding reverbs, rather
> than for accurately reproducing real ones.
> The cheaper Lexicon units may be worth checking out,
> any of them will put the Nanoverb to shame.
> I really like the Lexicon Alex(or Reflex) ,which can
> be bought cheap these days, but I'm not sure it will
> get that sound you're after. 
> andy butler


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