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Better Direct Sounds: UA OX, Two Notes Torpedo Studio & New Headphones - That Pedal Show

Published on Jul 20, 2018

This is NOT Ox vs Torpedo Studio. We don't know either device well enough to do that. Nope – it's a follow up to a show we made earlier this year when we were ‘forced’ to play silently. We didn’t really like it.
This show is the follow up, having a acquired some other stuff and done some things to improve the experience. Good news: Dan is much happier!

What about all the stuff you can’t see during this video: what is Mick doing?
Yes, we should have had a camera on the iPad and Mac. Here are the things we’re talking about…
• Universal Apollo 8P (the interface we use all the time):
• Universal Audio Ocean Way Studios reverb:
•Need a primer on Universal Audio Ox? Watch our first video here:

There’s a follow-up podcast required, but for now…


Dan’s Board
• Sonic Research ST-300 Mini Tuner

• Analog Man Sun Face NKT Red Dot

• Analog Man Bad Bob Boost

Analog King Of Tone

• Keeley D&M Drive
UK & Europe:

• Vintage MXR Phase 45
No longer made

• Fredric Effects Dresden Synth Fuzz

• Analog Man ARDX20 Delay

• Strymon TimeLine
UK & Europe:

• Chase Bliss Audio Gravitas Analog Tremolo
UK & Europe:

• Walrus Audio Fathom Reverb
UK & Europe:

• TheGigRig G2

Mick’s Board
• Boss TU-3S Tuner
UK & Europe:

• Analog Man Sun Face BC183 Fuzz

• Fulltone Octafuzz
UK & Europe:

• Analog Man / Maxon SD-9 Super Distortion

• ProAnalog Devices Manticore

• Analog Man ARDX 20 Dual Analog Delay & Amazeo

• Free The Tone Tri-Avatar Multi-Dimensional Chorus
UK & Europe:

• Bigfoot FX Magnavibe

• Supro Tremolo
UK & Europe:

• Neo Instruments Mini Vent II

• TheGigRig G2

Why do we have preferred retailer links? Find out here:

Interesting bits and go-to sections…
- Intro jamming: 00:00
- What are we doing? 3:49
- We upset a lot of people with the last video: 5:20
- Dan’s rig and the Ox; Mick’s rig and the Two Notes Torpedo studio: 6:18
- Getting the Marshall dialled: 12:10
- There’s more to the sound of a loud Marshall than the sound of a large Marshall: 17:40
- Marshall and the Ox Box – real world in the room volume: 19:10
- And the headphones appear: 23:20 (listening starts at 30:28)
- What does Dan think of the OX/headphones/Marshall? 39:20
- Back to the Marshall. Again. 43:15
- 8/10. Really? 49:00
- Two Notes Torpedo Studio 51:18:
- Beginnings of concluding thoughts 1:03:00
- Dan tries Mick’s headphones: 1:05:00
- More conclusions: 1:08:09
- What about latency? 1:11:00

Guitars in this episode:
- Gibson Memphis 1958 ES-335 -
- Fender Custom Shop 1963 Telecaster - watch Dan’s video at

Amps / direct boxes in this episode
• Marshall 1987x head and 1960AX cabinet with Celestion G12M Greenback speakers
- Victory V30 The Countess MkII and V212VH cabinet with 1 Celestion Vintage 30 and 1 Celestion G12H Anniversary speakers
UK & Europe:

• Universal Audio OX
UK & Europe:
• Two Notes Torpedo Studio - No longer made

T shirts!

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