Review: Strymon's Volante conjures a variety of echoes, from well-worn to modern and everything in between

Strymon Volante delay pedal
(Image credit: Strymon)

For the most demanding delay connoisseurs, Strymon has delivered some of the industry’s most tantalizing effects over the last decade.

From the El Capistan, which proved that digital technology could accurately replicate classic tape echo effects - quirks, imperfections and all, to the TimeLine, which introduced an entirely new standard for studio-quality digital delay in a pedal format, Strymon has consistently provided guitarists with outstanding musical tools that are unlike anything else available on the market.

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Chris Gill

Chris is the co-author of Eruption - Conversations with Eddie Van Halen. He is a 40-year music industry veteran who started at Boardwalk Entertainment (Joan Jett, Night Ranger) and Roland US before becoming a guitar journalist in 1991. He has interviewed more than 600 artists, written more than 1,400 product reviews and contributed to Jeff Beck’s Beck 01: Hot Rods and Rock & Roll and Eric Clapton’s Six String Stories.