What does this dumb little ambient instrumental, from the recently “reissued” Aprosody full-length of 2000, have in common with U2’s billions and billions of dollars?
No, the answer is not “insider trading before the Facebook IPO.” The answer is the Korg SDD3000. It’s a simple little rack delay (more broadly, an effects processor) which, at least in terms of its specs and original purpose, would be considered hopelessly basic and outdated by any modern standard of effects processing.
(more on the joys of exploring abusing vintage effects vs. the current Preset Culture after the break)
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