Gary Moore’s Roland SRE-555 Chorus Echo
Used first around early 80s, and at least up until 1987, and the Wild Frontier tour.
I use the Roland SRE 555 as my standard onstage tape echo all the time at quite a low level, so you’ll only really hear it when I stop playing. It’s just for adding depth.Gary Moore – International Musician – Nov 1985
It’s important to note that Gary used only the echo on the SRE-555, and got his chorus from different units, a Boss CE-3 (prior to 1984) and a Roland Dimension D.
I don’t like the sound of the one in the 555 very much, so I just modified the chorus preset on the other unit, and gave it moore depth and a bit more range. It suits me better. It’s a slow chorus-a bit moore subtle.In general,I don’t like how the choruses mess with the pitch. That’s why I like the Roland Dimension D, for example.It gives you constant pitch, but it also gives you the chorus at the same time.Gary-Moore.com (the interview is no longer available)
GroundGuitar counts on your criticism and feedback. In case you notice anything wrong with the information posted on this page, or you have knowledge of something that you would like to share, be sure to leave a comment below.
If you notice a piece of gear missing, and you wanna add it yourself, you can do so on this page Add Gear to GroundGuitar.
In case you want to talk to me directly and privately, please use the Contact Form and I will get back to you as soon as possible. (Dan)