Four Types Of Booster: Which One For You?

Published on May 13, 2016
Duration:
35:01:00

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In this video Daniel and Mick discuss Boost pedals. We have four kinds to hear: a treble boost, a dirty boost, a ‘clean’ boost and a mid boost. How do they react with clean and dirty amps? How do they react with another overdrive pedal? We’re here to find out…

The pedals we’re using today:

Keeley Java Boost - no longer made

Green Carrot Pedals Dirty Radish
http://www.greencarrotpedals.co.uk/dirty_radish.php

Xotic RC-Booster (Scott Henderson model) - no longer made, try version 2 in the links
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2dYulwD
Australia: http://bit.ly/2PzobFw
USA: https://imp.i114863.net/LMx7Z

Wampler Tumnus
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2gclnLh
USA: https://imp.i114863.net/xg2Y5
Australia: http://bit.ly/2jWWsPO

We also use a Fire Custom Shop Carpe Diem distortion - no longer made

MXR M300 Reverb
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2hLvESX
USA: https://imp.i114863.net/j9nY5

Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man 1100-TT
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2WbQLhG
USA: https://imp.i114863.net/kraYN

Interesting bits and go-to sections…
– Discussion of today’s boosts starts at 2:50
– Sound of the amps with no pedals: 5:22 (Super Reverb) & 6:08 (Victory BD1)
– Treble boost – Keeley Java boost – discussion/explanation: 7:25
– Using a treble boost with another overdrive pedal: 9:11
– Dirty Boost – Green Carrot Pedals Dirty Radish – discussion/ demos: 16:25
– ‘Clean’ Boost – Xotic RC Booster (Scott Henderson model) – discussion/ demos: 19:28
– Mid Boost – Wampler Tumnus – discussion/ demos: 27:36


Mick is playing a Collings 290DC S and Fender American Vintage ’62 Stratocaster. Dan is playing a Gibson Custom 1958 Les Paul Standard.

Amps are a Fender Super Reverb with 4x10 Jensen alnico speakers and a Victory BD1 running through a Marshall 2061x with 2x12 Celestion G12H Anniversary speakers.

As always, all pedal and amp switching and routing is handled by TheGigRig G2.
For more on TheGigRig see www.thegigrig.com

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