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That Pedal Show – Chase Bliss Audio Brothers & Strymon Sunset. Plus A Bit Of Riverside Too

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Published on Apr 14, 2017
Duration:
0:53:25

In this episode we compare two superb dual-stage overdrives, both new for Spring 2017.
Both pedals offer three modes per side and have the ability to stack side A into B; B into A and – usually – have both sides running in parallel. There is also an element of programmability in both pedals.
One key difference between them, however is that the Chase Bliss Audio Brothers has an entirely analogue signal path, while Strymon’s Sunset uses a goodly chunk of DSP.
Let’s plug them in and see what we think…


Pedals in this episode…

• Chase Bliss Audio Brothers
UK & Europe http://bit.ly/2pdrGGi
Australia: http://bit.ly/2oxRdJ3

• Strymon Sunset
UK & Europe http://bit.ly/2pdprTx
USA: https://imp.i114863.net/rMeqQ
Australia http://bit.ly/2p2j71e

• Strymon Riverside
UK & Europe http://bit.ly/2h7FuuL
USA: https://imp.i114863.net/PxYvz
Australia http://bit.ly/2nLFiJ5

• Providence Chrono Delay
UK & Europe http://bit.ly/2cw8jis

• Source Audio Reflex Universal Expression Controller
UK & Europe http://bit.ly/2oxpLvg
Australia http://bit.ly/2pfUzPb

• The GigRig G2: http://bit.ly/2h8xSay

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Interesting bits and go-to sections…
- Intro & background: 0:00 - 3:40
- Today’s amps: 03:40
- Why do we use two amps anyway? 4:25
- Strymon Sunset discussion and intro: 5:34
- Is it analogue or DSP? 8:40
- Sunset A side modes examples: 8:40
- Sunset B side modes examples: 10:50
- Sunset A into B: 13:00
- Sunset B into A: 18:05
- Sunset A&B in parallel mode: 20:00
- Chase Bliss Audio Brothers discussion and intro: 23:30
- Brothers IC & JFET sides compared, drive: 24:30
- Brothers IC & JFET sides compared, boost: 25:20
- Brothers IC & JFET sides compared, fuzz: 26:35
- Brothers both sides in series: 28:40
- Brothers both sides in blend mode: 29:55
- Programmability / DIP switches / expression pedal: 32:30
- Sunset programmability and expression pedal: 33:01
- Brothers programmability / DIP switches / expression pedal: 35:35
- Chase Bliss Faves switch: 38:25
- Strymon Favourite switch: 39:15
- Both pedals with the guitar volume pot? 41:17
- Riverside & Sunset quick A/B comparison: 48:00


Amps in this episode
• Amps: Fender Hot Rod Deluxe III - No longer made, link to latest version
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2KBwMWc
USA: https://imp.i114863.net/5rmDj

• Victory V40 head & V212VC cabinet
UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/382eGa6
USA That Pedal Shop: https://bit.ly/3SnrFKn


Guitars in this episode
• Fender Custom Shop ’63 Telecaster – watch Dan’s video at http://bit.ly/2dlZJ6K
• Fender American Vintage ’62 Stratocaster – watch Mick’s video at http://bit.ly/2cQv3yT
• PRS DGT – watch Mick’s video at http://bit.ly/2d8Xo2I


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