There are many other suitable echo units/pedals out there and some of them are better than my DD-3.
The Boss met my needs though and recreates the sound I have on our records so I looked no further.
Many purists go on about the necessity of recording on tape, but that's nonsense.
Recording on tape has very, very little to do with achieving a vintage sound, and does nothing that you couldn't achieve by running the recording through an equalizer or other effects.
) or else the sound will get too muddy for rockabilly when you use both an echo and the reverb.A great new book on Rockabilly has just been released.I've contributed with my article on Burlison/Martin and some info on the European rockabilly scene and its bands.By Vince Gordon I'm often asked rockabilly guitar questions, so I have created this page that should answer most FAQ. There are - like with most things - different ways of achieving the same goals. The Scotty Moore sound (video) Recording Gretsch Electromatic Col Effects Johnny Burnette & The Rock'n'Roll Trio Rock Around the Clock guitar Brian Setzer's gear Carl Perkins' guitars Scotty Moore's strings You can get an "authentic" rockabilly guitar sound by following the advice, but it actually leaves you a lot of room to get your own sound. If you wanna check out my playing & sound you can listen to a sample of "Don't Tell me What I Want" from our CD New Set Of Rules and watch a video of "Take This Heart" from that CD.Over the years I've had a bunch of vintage guitars. From Country Gentleman to Country Roc, a couple of 6120's and I've also played the odd White Falcon. "Don't Tell Me What I Want" listen to streaming audio - Check out my CDs here or find them on CD Baby - Interview from US Newspaper The Valley Advocate.Later on, in the Guitar section, I'll also talk about Standel and Echo Sonic, but they're produced in such small numbers that it's fair to say they'll only have historic interest to the most of us So...