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Shawn Tubbs Visits TPS [Awesome Pedalboard, Session Playing Insight & More!]

Published 30 Sep 2022

Welcome to the show! We are delighted to welcome Nashville-based guitarist Shawn Tubbs to the show! Shawn was in the UK with Revv Amplification in September 2022 so we jumped at the opportunity of a visit.
In this video Shawn explains the basics of his tone and shares some insight into his unique style. It’s also early days for Shawn’s new pedalboard so naturally, we take a good look at that too!

Please check out Shawn’s channel on the ‘toob!

Enjoy the show!

And please visit That Pedal Shop

Pedals and stuff in today’s video
• Peterson StroboStomp HD Tuner
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• Suhr Koji Comp

• Revv Tilt Overdrive
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• Greer Amps Lightspeed
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USA That Pedal Shop:

• Boss GE-7 XTS Mod

• Proco RAT
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KingTone Octaland

• Eventide H9
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• Strymon Timeline
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USA Sweetwater:

• Strymon Big Sky
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• The Gigrig G3

Interesting Bits & Go-To Sections
0:00 Intro playing
1:19 Hello, welcome & context
4:25 The lick Mick nicked
5:55 The beginning of influences
10:25 A life in Gypsy Jazz?
13:20 California & Christian sessions
15:08 Mesa/Boogie Hollywood?
17:30 Sold a lot of guitars
19:10 Caught position?
21:55 The Tilt Overdrive
23:00 Slapback and hall as start point
25:55 Boost In The Tilt and the Tilt EQ
30:30 The session life
36:18 Guitar school?
44:14 Shawn’s OD pedals
44:45 Fluid playing inspiration
45:30 Lightspeed & Tilt
46:20 Octaland
48:15 Octaland & H9
49:45 276ms, in case you were wondering
50:25 A Rat, of course
52:40 Outside playing?
1:03:15 A session player’s own voice?
1:05:20 Shawn’s approach to demos
1:08:10 Boss GE-7
1:10:00 Koji Compressor
1:12:40 Creating a sound for a preset
1:17:50 Memories of rack days
1:24:50 Shawn plays us out

Guitar in this video
• Suhr Classic S Antique

• Two Rock Classic Reverb Signature & 112 cab with EVM12L speaker
• Matchless C-30 & Matchless ESD212, 1x Celestion G12M Greenback & 1 x Celestion G12H Anniversary

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