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Hi

 

Maybe a stupid question, but I'm a little confused about the 'routing' on my Spider IV amp. I want to create a slapback delay for playing rockabilly. I know all the required settings for the tape echo, but there is this 'routing' I don't really understand. I think it always sounded bad and blurry because I used the 'pre'-setting for the delay. It sounds more accurate with the 'post'-setting. Can anyone tell me what this 'routing' is all about and what is the best option for slapback delay in particular? 

 

Thanks. 

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Typically, delays (and reverbs) are going to sound better with 'post' settings - meaning they are after the other preamp settings (like distortion, gain, etc) - if you use the 'pre' routing, you are sending the delayed clean guitar signal through the gain/distortion effects.

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