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Setting up a Reggae Stompbox

It’s almost impossible to not use the words “classic,” “clean” and “vintage” when talking about Reggae tones.  While these descriptions from the early days of reggae, rock and blues might be golden, we look to the future when revisiting such vital tones.  Critics and gear junkies rave about these definitive and integral sounds, but these stereotypes can be broken without losing the essence of reggae—and that’s the beauty of the Line 6 DL4 Delay Modeler.

 

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