Which Tape Should I Use In My Roland Echo?
WRITTEN BY: Tony Miln
UPLOADED: 16th Oct 2017
Tape: The Never-ending Quest…
All tape is not equal. Many (most?) tapes available online do not perform well in Roland echoes… Based on our experience working on hundreds of tape echoes and trying many tapes, this is the answer to the question: Which is the best tape loop for my Roland (or Korg!) tape echo?
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