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I was listening to an older Junior Brown album, that has a medley of some tunes by the Ventures. And the reverb on it sounded exactly like he was playing on the stage in a high school gym, in all its cinder-block glory. Don't know how else to describe it.

Now most reverb pedals these days, as well as amps with built-in digital effects, will have some sort of setting described as "hall reverb". But that notion of hall presumes something like a concert hall or cathedral. This reverb sound was bigger than a stairwell or bathroom, but not as big as a "hall".

So I'm wondering how one would achieve that high-school-gym sound. Is it a preset on some units? Is it a matter of tone-shaping the feedback in some manner to increase the "boxiness"/parking-garage quotient? Is it a question of selecting "parking garage" in the presets and shortening the delay time?

Have any of you come across this sort of tone?
 
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