by Variety Of Sound
4.2 / 5     (28 votes)
Win32 Win64
NastyDLA is a classic chorus echo device with tape-delay simulation.
  • classic chorus and echo effects
  • authentic signal path coloration
  • tape-delay style feedback and saturation
Use this device as an audio insert effect to take advantage of the input stage saturation and coloring for the whole signal and not only the wet portion. If more straight saturation from the delay feedback loop is desired then switch the ducking mode on. This turns the internal compressors sidechain straight to the plug-ins input and so it does not react anymore on the feedback loops signal. Now the saturator has to do the job on its own …
HF_3000 Apr 11 2023
(5 / 5)
Apr 11 2023
Unbelievable! The best analog-style-tape-delay. For free. I have some paid RE201-emulations and this sounds so much sweeter and more analog.
Eel Jan 12 2023
(5 / 5)
Jan 12 2023
Anonymous Mar 14 2022
Mar 14 2022
My DAW no longer recognizes this for some reason
writheuk Jun 27 2022
Jun 27 2022
Try taking the .dll out of its folder and moving it up a level.
Vari-Moo Dec 30 2021
(5 / 5)
Dec 30 2021
One of my favorite delays and the only one that comes close to the analog delay in my dear Vox Delaylab pedal. Well, maybe it's even better!
Brooker Dec 21 2021
(5 / 5)
Dec 21 2021
Sweet plugin!! I've been awaiting the 64bit build for some time now so am over the moon this has finally come out. Beats the crap out of some of the expensive analogue emulations out there. It has bags of character, which is what I look for in reverb/delay/echo plugins. Infinite evolving feedback for psychedelic/dub/atmos too, but with lots of imperfections in the feedback loop to create interesting results. My only criticism is that the "retro" mod is panned hard right, so requires a bit of routing to fix (unless you want that). And also no pan controls at all for any of the other settings, which would be amazing as it does have 2 separate delay circuits. Highly recommend...
Paul Dec 18 2021
(3 / 5)
Dec 18 2021
I love the range of effects the Nasty DLA can produce and the sound is high quality. If used on a single track it seems to work brilliantly. However, I have discovered that when used on multiple tracks simultaneously it causes terrible noise problems (crackles, hiss, static etc) making the mix completely unlistenable. I use Reaper for my DAW, so maybe this is just a Reaper issue but have found the only solution is to just use it sparingly and just on a single track. Wish I could give it 5 stars but can't.
pipeman Jul 11 2020
(5 / 5)
Jul 11 2020
Amazing tool. With a little bit tweaking turn any track to magic.
Nick Apr 26 2020
Apr 26 2020
This is amazing! Years ago I wrote a song that relied on a _real_ tape echo on a lead guitar piece. I timed it so that as I played, it "played along" and made the whole piece sound far more complex than it was. I wrote the song in a sequencer, but could never repeat that effect. Now I can. Thank you.
Roy Jan 07 2019
Jan 07 2019
oldskool Aug 22 2018
(5 / 5)
Aug 22 2018
My favorite delay in my vst toolkit. Had a time figuring out what each selection does, but works like a charm! Kudos to the developer..
lfo Sept 28 2017
(4 / 5)
Sept 28 2017
Pretty much my go to delay. As good as many paid for units.
Dangenoir May 15 2017
(5 / 5)
May 15 2017
Lots of big plugins Manifacturor try to emulate this Bootsy but they simply make fools of themslves. Your brother.
Bani May 09 2017
(5 / 5)
May 09 2017
Took me some time to get used to the interface, but once i did... It does an amazing job!
Robin Macinnes Martin May 03 2017
(5 / 5)
May 03 2017
Absolutely outstanding! Sizable selection of quality presets. A must have!
msea Dec 30 2016
(5 / 5)
Dec 30 2016
This is my go-to... I think it has almost everything I need... the more I use it, the more I like it...
ViperITB Dec 23 2015
(4 / 5)
Dec 23 2015
It took me some time to learn how to use it (I am an idiot) but once I got what all controls do and how they interact with each other - wow. It does what you expect it to do and sooo much more.
Moonwrist Dec 14 2013
(5 / 5)
Dec 14 2013
Probably not my first choice for natural chorus or delay but my first choice as a delay effect for vocal and if needed for guitar and synths also.
Zufo Jun 03 2012
(5 / 5)
Jun 03 2012
Excellent sound, and features, like all the Variety of Sound plugs. Try it with vocals, or an acoustic guitar, or piano, or...: Wow!
Kalle Nov 02 2011
(5 / 5)
Nov 02 2011
Unbelievable!! Tried on vocals and it's much better than lots of other free chorus/delay VST. Highly reccomended!!!!
plasma1 Sept 10 2011
(5 / 5)
Sept 10 2011
This is a monster delay unit! 3 thumbs up if I had an extra