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That Pedal Show – Boss JB-2 Angry Driver, BD-2 Blues Driver, JHS Angry Charlie & Marshall Guv'nor

Published on Sep 29, 2017

In this week’s episode we take a listen to the overdrive pedal that’s a collaboration between the Boss Corporation and JHS Pedals. It’s the first pedal collaboration that Boss has ever done.
As it’s a mix of the JHS Angry Charlie and the Boss BD-2, we use the show to compare the new stomper with standalone versions of those pedals, before adding some context with two generations of Marshall Guv’nor (the pedal that chiefly inspired the Angry Charlie).

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Pedals used in this episode…
• TheGigRig Three2One

• D’Addario Pedal Tuner
UK & Europe:

• Boss / JHS JB-2 Angry Driver
UK & Europe:

• JHS Angry Charlie
UK & Europe:

• Boss BD-2 (Keeley mod). Try the Boss Waza Craft version....
UK & Europe:

• Marshall Guv’nor (original, available second-hand only)

• Marshall Guv’Nor GV-2 Plus

• Walrus Audio Monument
UK & Europe:

• Empress Echo System
UK & Europe:

• TC Electronic Hall Of Fame 2
UK & Europe:

• TheGigRigG2

Interesting bits and go-to sections…
– Intro & background: 00:00
– 40 years of Boss Compact Pedals? 2:07
– What are we doing today and what is the JB-2? 3:07
– Still no MI Audio Crunchbox – what’s wrong with you guys? 3:41
– And a new Marshall Guv’nor: 4:21
– Angry Driver controls: 4:45
– Today’s amps: 6:22
– Angry Charlie and BD-2 sections: 7:30
– Remote switches in the Angry Driver: 8:20
– Stacked modes in the Angry Driver: 10:00
– Should we get rid of the name-drop horn? 13:45
– Angry Driver – BD into JHS tones: 16:40
– The two stacked modes compared (BD-AC and AC-BD): 17:40
– Woo – a parallel mode! 19:50
– …compared with the mix mode: 23:08
– The terribly laborious remote switching modes explanation. (We’re sorry) 25:56
– Boss BD-2 and JB-2 compared: 28:40
– JHS Angry Charlie and JB-2 compared: 31:15
– Marshall Guv’nor (original) and JB-2 compared: 35:29
– Angry Charlie and Marshall Guv’nor (original) compared: 39:50
– Marshall Guv’nor (original) and GV-2 Plus compared: 43:10

Amps in this episode
• Marshall 1987x & 1960AX cabinet
UK & Europe:
USA That Pedal Shop:

• Victory V40 Deluxe & V212VC cab
UK & Europe:
USA That Pedal Shop:

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