Pete Thorn At TPS! [Current Pedalboard, Suhr Sig & More]
Published 17 Feb 2023
Pete’s here to talk tone, guitars, amps & life as a musician
Welcome to the show! It is our great pleasure to welcome our good friend Pete Thorn to the show. Canadian ex-pat / longtime Los Angeles resident Pete is a professional guitar player having toured with artists including Melissa Etheridge, Don Henley and Chris Cornell. He also has a fantastic YouTube channel where he gets busy with some of the best gear demos you’ll find anywhere.
Pete was on tour in the UK with The Classic Rock Show during February and March 2023, so we were able to steal him for an afternoon to chew the fat over his current rig, Suhr signature guitar and plenty more besides…
Enjoy the show!
• Pete’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/PeteThorn
• The Classic Rock Show: https://theclassicrockshow.com/
And please visit That Pedal Shop https://www.thatpedalshop.com/
Pedals used in this video
• TC Electronic Polytune noir
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/30GVcUn
• Cry Baby Mini Wah
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/3YFKriO
• Digitech Freqout
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2vtXHN6
• Drybell Unit 67
• BOSS FV500-L
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2xOVHgj
• Suhr Andy Woodshed Compressor
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/3RUZt1X
• Crazy Tube Circuits Starlight
• Strymon Mobius
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2rmZgHS
USA: https://imp.i114863.net/BXmMQWMXR Phase 95
• MXR Phase 95 Mini Phaser
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2IkLdvY
• Crazy Tube Circuits Unobtanium
• MXR Duke of Tone
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/3RVWQNs
• Dunlop EP103 Echoplex
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2cQsuNc
• Source Audio ZIO
UK & Europe: https://bit.ly/3sA2Or8
• Strymon Timeline
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2fzulGD
• Eventide H90
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/40T0yeN
• Musicomlab MK VI Switcher
Interesting bits and go-to sections
0:00 Intro playing
1:40 Hello and welcome!
4:10 Discussing volume
6:29 Feedback and volume!
8:30 Two amps on the tour
10:10 More echo!
11:42 CTC Unobtanium
15:25 Marshall & Unobtanium
17:08 Play ’til your fingers bleed
18:00 Voiceover guy!
20:50 Working with artists
26:10 YouTube Guy?
28:06 Nervousness & stage fright
31:00 Guitar school?
32:30 Pedal demos
36:00 Sounds inspiring music
42:05 New signature Suhr guitar
47:50 Right guitar for the song?
49:00 Flanger and Van Halen?
55:25 Dynamics and guitar volume
1:06:20 Advice on how to make it
Guitars in this episode
• Suhr Pete Thorn Standard HSS Signature
Amps in this episode
• Marshall 1987X & Zilla Custom 2 x 12 with Celestion Alnico Ruby speakers
• Fender ’65 Deluxe Reverb Reissue with Jensen C12-K speaker
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