На многих фотографиях 70-80 годов на сцене около Ричи Блэкмора можно нередко заметить
катушечную деку. Для чего она использовалась Блэкмором?
("Guitar Player", December 1997)
"...It's my preamp, which is an old souped-up Aiwa reel-to-reel tape recorder that I originally used as a tape delay.
It has an input and an output stage, so I plugged into it and noticed that it gave me a fatter sound - about a 3-watt boost.
I used it from that day on. If I don't use it, the sound is too shrill. It seems to calm the sound down and give it more
midrange. I just thought it was a normal tape deck, but now it's become this little soul on the side of the stage.
It's like my little friend."
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