But delay hurts, deprivation is unfair, and waiting (and waiting) matters.Many authors of software plugins have added functionality to emulate the sounds of the earlier analog units.

Artistic uses edit In popular and electronic music, electric guitarists use delay to produce densely overlaid textures of notes with rhythms complementary to the music.With flanging and chorus, the delay time is very short and usually modulated.Tape based edit Many delay processors based on analog tape recording, such as Ray Butts' EchoSonic (1952 Mike Battle's Echoplex (1959 or the Roland Space Echo (1973 used magnetic tape as their recording and playback medium.

With reverberation there are multiple delays and feedback so that individual echoes are blurred together, recreating the sound of an acoustic space.Different effects could be created by combining the different playback heads.