Six Quality Compressors To Send You Squishy

Published on Mar 18, 2016

In this video Daniel and Mick are looking at six high quality pedal compressors and discussing how you might use them. The pedals are…

- Origin Effects Slide Rig Compact - no longer made

- Origin Effects Cali76 Compact Deluxe - now mk2
UK & Europe:

- Xotic SP Compressor
UK & Europe:

- Carl Martin Andy Timmons Signature Compressor Limiter

- Effectrode PC-2A Photo-Optical Tube Compressor

- Keeley Compressor Pro
UK & Europe:

We also use two overdrive/distortion pedals and one delay:
- Analog Man King Of Tone
- Fire Custom Shop Carpe Diem
- Electro Harmonix Memory Man 1100TT

The basic tones and features of each pedal are compared and discussed, with some useful tips along the way about how they might integrate with your own rig and playing styles.

If you want a more introductory video on compressors, please watch our Compressors 101 video here:

Mick is playing a Gibson Derek Trucks Signature SG, Gretsch Players Edition 6118T-LIV Anniversary and a Fender American Vintage ’62 Stratocaster.
Dan is playing a Fender Custom Shop ’63 Telecaster.

Amps today are a Mallard 18-watt Marshall clone through a Marshall 2061cx 2x12 cabinet, and a reissue Fender Super Reverb with 4x10 Jensen alnico speakers.

As always, all pedal and amp switching and routing is handled by TheGigRig G2.
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