Re: Setup of the day

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Re: Setup of the day

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Wed May 06, 2020 2:11 am

somanytoys wrote:
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That’s the cool thing about silicon fuzzes, they can go anywhere.
You're right, but both the White Atom and the Solar Bender are hybrid Si/Ge fuzzes!

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I’ve noticed that a lot of dirt pedals really need to have room to breathe before they really sound good. A few sound good at lower volumes, but most are made to work with the amp working pretty hard. I assume it’s hard to strike a good balance with both in a pedal, depending on the circuit, etc.
Completely agree. That's why, even though I love the sound of the classic fuzzes on recordings, I tend to prefer modern variants of them for my own boards. As good as they sound, I never get to play that loud.
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Re: Setup of the day

Post by Maggieo » Wed May 06, 2020 11:34 am

This week's pedalboard experiment:

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J. Rockett Ikon--->DOD Looking Glass Overdrive---->Belle Epoch tape Delay---->Caroline Meteore Lo-Fi Reverb--->Vibro Champ
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Re: Setup of the day

Post by somanytoys » Wed May 06, 2020 12:08 pm

Do you swap amps around when trying out new pedal soup recipes? It’s pretty amazing how different some pedals and combinations sound through different amps.
And you have quite a few small amps...

And just to put a brainworm in your head: I’ve never tried the original Belle Epoch, but I absolutely LOVE the Deluxe.

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Re: Setup of the day

Post by Maggieo » Wed May 06, 2020 12:39 pm

somanytoys wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 12:08 pm
Do you swap amps around when trying out new pedal soup recipes? It’s pretty amazing how different some pedals and combinations sound through different amps.
And you have quite a few small amps...

And just to put a brainworm in your head: I’ve never tried the original Belle Epoch, but I absolutely LOVE the Deluxe.

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Oh, totally! I'm going to run that breadboard through my Milkman today, I think.
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Re: Setup of the day

Post by somanytoys » Sat May 09, 2020 8:29 am

So how has the amp rotation gone so far? Interesting how different pedals can sound when you change guitars & amps.

Is that Belle Epoch one of the wooden top models? It looks like it. I was going to get one of those on their Karma Suture, but it only comes with the silicon version. I’m a mostly germanium fanboi, although I do like and have a couple of pedals with silicon.

I did get the wooden top versions of some Bogner pedals, they’re beautiful and sound lovely.
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Re: Setup of the day

Post by sholkham » Wed May 13, 2020 2:19 am

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Haven't been playing much over the past few years due to work but recently started writing with a new band. Decided to treat myself to a new amp for home practice just before this pandemic hit. The pedals are a DIY boost i built a few years ago and the Boss spring reverb tank pedal.
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Re: Setup of the day

Post by s_mcsleazy » Wed May 13, 2020 3:15 am

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Haven't been playing much over the past few years due to work but recently started writing with a new band. Decided to treat myself to a new amp for home practice just before this pandemic hit. The pedals are a DIY boost i built a few years ago and the Boss spring reverb tank pedal.
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Re: Setup of the day

Post by sholkham » Wed May 13, 2020 7:54 am

thanks, it's a bit of a frankenstein, it's a DIY body I bought off someone's parts-stang (with a slab body), a vintage musicmaster neck, and mainly japanese reissue pickups and parts.
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Re: Setup of the day

Post by parry » Sat May 16, 2020 2:18 pm

I had the house all to myself for an hour today. First time in what feels like a REALLY long time. Anyway, I thought I'd better warm up the Super Reverb. Was not disappointed.

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Re: Setup of the day

Post by stevejamsecono » Sun May 17, 2020 4:02 pm

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I guess that'll have to do :D

I'm tempted to give one of those Analogman Cromprossers a go. I love my Analogman chorus and the AC15 seems to really like compression on it.
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Re: Setup of the day

Post by zhivago » Sun May 17, 2020 11:13 pm

stevejamsecono wrote:
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zhivago wrote:
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I guess that'll have to do :D

I'm tempted to give one of those Analogman Cromprossers a go. I love my Analogman chorus and the AC15 seems to really like compression on it.
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It's a real nice compressor...it sounds like a lot of the old records. Mine is a V4.

My favourite comp is my Bearfoot Pale Green Compressor, but it is a bit on the tame side for the band I am in at the moment 8)
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Re: Setup of the day

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Mon May 18, 2020 3:03 am

parry wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 2:18 pm
I had the house all to myself for an hour today. First time in what feels like a REALLY long time. Anyway, I thought I'd better warm up the Super Reverb. Was not disappointed.

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Re: Setup of the day

Post by marqueemoon » Thu May 21, 2020 3:05 pm

Ran these dudes in stereo last night. It will probably not be a regular thing.

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Treble booster at low enough volume for the rest of the family to sleep is not very satisfying, but otherwise it was good fun.

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Re: Setup of the day

Post by somanytoys » Thu May 21, 2020 8:29 pm

Agreed - treble boosters need to sing, and the amp as well. Low volume doesn’t let it work well.

Have you tried separate pedalboards for stereo yet?
It could be more satisfying.

I thrive on the combination of different sounds from each amp.
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