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That Pedal Show – Pete Thorn At GuitCon 2017: We Talk Creativity And His Signature Suhr Guitar

Published on Oct 31, 2017

Pete Thorn is a veritable legend in the world of online guitar videos. With years of experience as a touring and session player with artists including Chris Cornell and Melissa Etheridge, his skills as musician, producer and presenter come to the fore on his YouTube channel, Pete brings a unique blend of creativity and style to the ‘Toob – the guitar world is lucky to have him!
We caught up with Pete at GuitCon 2017 to talk about his approach to creativity, his thoughts on gear, and to get a look at his signature Suhr guitar:

GuitCon – – is an event organised by YouTuber and all-round dynamo, Henning Pauly, along with Warwick & Framus in Germany. It brings together content creators in the guitar world to hang out, talk and make videos. Just like this one…

Pedals in this episode…

• TheGigRig Three2One

• Kingsley Page Tube Boost

• Keeley D&M Drive
UK & Europe:

• GFI Specular Tempus
UK & Europe:

• Strymon TimeLine
UK & Europe:

• TC Electronic Hall Of Fame 2
UK & Europe:

• The GigRig G2:

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Interesting bits and go-to sections…
- Pete plays us in: 00:00
- Pete’s approach to creativity and composition in demos: 4:00
- Choosing gear to enable your creative process (get familiar!) 13:30
- A quick comment on impulse responses, mics, amps and cabs: 19:20
- Pete’s signature Suhr guitar… 21:30
- … compared with Mick’s Strat and Dan’s Tele: 26:15
- But can it do Led Zep? 31:25
- Pete plays us out suing the GFI Specular Tempus: 33:29

Guitars in this episode
• Suhr Pete Thorn Signature Guitar –
• Fender Custom Shop ’63 Telecaster – watch Dan’s video at
• Fender American Vintage ’62 Stratocaster – watch Mick’s video at

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