Review: The 10 Best Audio Delay Plugins on the Market
Writer, producer, and engineer, Jacob Roach runs down a list of his top 10 favorite audio delay plug-ins, on SonicScoop.
Delay is an often underutilized tool in the audio engineer’s workstation. Sure, many of us may throw it on a vocal or maybe a guitar to add a little depth to the mix, but taking delay far beyond this often pays off in the end.
Today, we’re going to run down a top 10 list of what have become my favorite delays, divided into 5 different categories. Here’s how it’s going to go down: In each of these 5 categories, I’ll share my winner and a runner up.
Jacob Roach is a writer, producer, and engineer from St. Louis, Missouri.
For in in depth look as to why he chose each of the Delays, read the full article.
10 Top Dest Delay Plug-ins
For those of you, like me, that have a short attention span, or just want to know if your favorite is among those selected, here is the shortened list:
Category 1: The Best Workhorse Delays
- Winner: Soundtoys EchoBoy
- Runner Up: Slate Digital D16 Repeater
Category 2: The Most Versatile Delays
- Winner: Fabfilter Timeless 2
- Runner Up: PSP 85
Category 3: The Best Dirty Delays
- Winner: Softube Tube Delay
- Runner Up: UAD Galaxy Tape Echo
Category 4: The Best Multi-Tap Delays
- Winner: PSP 608
- Runner Up: Cargo Cult Slapper
Category 5: The Best “Miscellaneous” Delays
- U-he MFM2
- iZotope DDLY
Honorable mentions include the Waves H-Delay, Brainworx bx_2500, Native Instruments Replika XT, UVI Relayer, and UAD EP-34.
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