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LMMS: A Complete Guide to Dance Music Production Beginner's Guide by David Earl

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Time for action—exploring echo and simple delays

LMMS has a lot of delays and reverbs, but the categories can be broken down so that they are easier to understand:

  1. Mute all FX channels in the Mixer except for TechSynth1.
  2. Go to the effects chain for TechSynth1, and click on Add Effect.
  3. Select LADSPA Echo Delay Line (Maximum Delay 5s).

    This is a very simple delay, called an echo. Delays like this do not incorporate reverb. They simply repeat whatever signal they receive. Adjust the delay knob to get a longer or shorter delay. Use the Dry/Wet Balance knob to adjust the level of the delay to the original signal. Play around with these settings and listen to the result.

  4. Click on the Link Channels button to make Channel 1 and Channel 2 independent of each ...

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