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That Pedal Show – Yuletide Special 2017: 10 Top Products, 12 Tips & Highlights Of The Year!

Published on Dec 22, 2017

This episode is a little bit like A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, but without much of the sombre undertone or depth of character. The Ghost Of That Pedal Show Past looks back on our highlights of 2017. The Ghost Of TPS Present Considers Our Favourite Pedals Of The Year while The Ghost Of Christmas Future… oh lordy, even I’m bored of this analogy now. Mick here, by the way. I played Scrooge in our school play when I was 11 years old. Not quite as good as Michael Caine in The Muppets Christmas Carol, but I hadn’t done Zulu or The Italian Job by then.
Anyway… we also offer you The 12 Tips Of FXMas, gathered like yuletide logs for the burning fire of your souls. Our soles, too.

Ahem. Okay, seriously now, we want to wish everyone a happy and peaceful Christmas/holiday season/whatever it is you do, and offer our heartfelt thanks to everyone who’s watched, commented, bought a T-shirt, a pedal and/or all that jazz. It’s been an astonishing year for us, and we can’t wait to get into 2018 and ask a whole load of better questions. More better questions. More better. More!
It’s late. Time for a drink and/or some sleep.
Enjoy the video…

Interesting Bits & Go To Sections
- Jingle Balls: 00:00
- Welcome! 1:30
- I saw this in a box: 2:40
- 2015 Christmas Video Flashback: 3:03
- Our 2017 highlights: 5:48
- Joey Landreth 1: 6:02
- Joey Landreth 2: 7:00
- THE D&M DRIVE! 8:20
- Visiting Analogman & Riff City & Andy Timmons: 9:13
- Mick’s first proper grown-up pedalboard: 10:40
- Mick pretending to be Jimi Hendrix, ish: 11:44
- Going to GuitCon: 13:13
- Hitting Henning Pauly With Bits Of Wood: 13:26

- Top 10 Pedals Of 2017: 14:37
- Keeley D&M Drive: 14:55
- Analog Man Sun Face NKT Red Dot: 15:00
- ProAnalog Devices Manticore: 15:24
- Empress Echo System: 16:04
- GFI System Specular Tempus: 16:46
- Fryette Power Station: 17:30
- Neo Instruments Mini Vent II: 18:18
- TC Electronic Flashback 2 & Hall Of Fame 2 with MASH: 19:38
- Hudson Broadcast: 20:11
- Free The Tone Flight Time 2 Delay: 21:36

- The 12 Tips Of Christmas! 22:48
- Try Wet-Dry: 22:48
- Try Harmonic Tremolo: 24:19
- Try The Real Thing: 25:02
- Don’t Upgrade Your Fender Hot Rod Deluxe: 26:49
- Get Out Of Your Rut! 28:47
- Use An Overdrive Pedal Or Fuzz For Your Clean Sound: 29:52
- Use A Pedal To Turn Down: 32:11
- Put Your Tremolo After Your Delay: 33:20
- Use A Short Delay Time To Help Your Solos Punch: 35:18 (Matt Schofield) 36:44
- Clean Up Your Power: 37:55
- How To Buy Yourself A New Guitar: 39:49
- How To Buy Yourself An Effects Pedal Without Getting Noticed: 41:11
- Silent Night (Schlight Return): 45:45

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