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Are You Bored Of Normal Overdrive Pedals?

Published 04 Feb 2022

Welcome to the show! In this episode Dan and I are playing through a handful of pedals that offer a different take on the ‘standard’ overdrive approach. Which is to say they all end up helping you to achieve an overdriven tone… but are a world away from the ubiquitous Tube Screamers, Blues Drivers and so on (love them as we do!)
As always we’re not trying to reinvent the wheel here, moreover offer up a palette of textures and tones that might help you get that bit more connected with your sound and playing.

Yes, there are many many other pedals also available. We chose these five today.

Enjoy the show!
And please visit That Pedal Shop!

Pedals used in this episode…
• TheGigRig Three2One

• Sonic Research ST-300 Turbo Tuner

• Great Eastern FX Co Small Speaker Overdrive

• Rift Amplification EL34
UK & Europe:

• Catalinbread Dreamcoat
UK & Europe:
USA That Pedal Shop:

• Walrus Audio 385
UK & Europe:
USA That Pedal Shop:

• Crazy Tube Circuits Memphis V

• Source Audio Collider Delay & Reverb
UK & Europe:
USA That Pedal Shop:

• TheGigRig G3

Interesting bits and go-to sections…
0:00 Intro playing
2:48 What are we doing today?
4:30 Today’s amps
5:08 GEE Small Speaker Overdrive intro
7:06 GEE Small Speaker Overdrive sounds
13:35 Rift EL34 intro
15:04 Rift EL34 sounds
23:20 Catalinbread Dreamcoat intro
25:14 Catalinbread Dreamcoat tones
34:41 Walrus Audio 385 intro
36:13 Walrus Audio 385 sounds
44:58 CTC Memphis V intro
46:36 CTC Memphis V sounds
52:30 CTC Memphis V wet/dry
57:20 Closing thoughts

Guitars in this episode:
• Gibson Custom True Historic 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Murphy Aged - no video yet

• 1965 Fender Telecaster - no video yet

• Fender Custom Shop ’62 Relic Stratocaster - Mick’s video here:

• Nik Huber Krautster II - Dan’s video here:

Amps in this episode:
• Fender ’65 Deluxe Reverb reissue with standard speaker
USA Sweetwater:

• Marshall 1987x with Custom Zilla 212 / Celestion Alnico Ruby speakers
UK & Europe:
USA That Pedal Shop:

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