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Another Analogman VS. Keeley TS9 Question

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by MikeDojcsak, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. MikeDojcsak

    MikeDojcsak Member

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    So basically, I've watched clips and can't come to a decision.

    I'm running an american standard tele -and will soon be running a Canadian Breed 72 T-Class Deluxe with Lollar Regals- into a Matchless Clubman head. I run the head fairly clean and will be using a Timmy as my main low drive pedal and want the TS9 for a solo/lead boost.

    For this, which would suit better, I don't know if boosting the bass/removing the mid hump like the Keeley would be ideal for my application. Maybe the analogman would be better as a transparent boost, as I do want to keep my tone relatively the same without too, too much colour.

    Yes, I'm stuck on a TS, not really interested in anything else.

    Thanks!
     
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    By nature, neither will be a transparent boost. I like the Analogman because I like that it doesn't add back in bass like a lot of boutique TS's.
     
  3. MikeDojcsak

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    That's what I was initially thinking. Well, I know what to expect from a TS-type pedal as a boost so maybe transparent was a bad description.
     
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    I use the Analogman as a dirty boost and love it. It's a very true sounding tube screamer.
     
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    I think the Analogman has more of a classic sound. Something about the Keeley sounds more modern/aggressive to my ear, I heard Keeley uses the RC (rather than JRC) chip and I suppose that could do it. I have 2 Analogman Silver's and I really like them, I am going to try an SRB 2in1 with a 9 on one side and 808 on the other made to sound close to the vintage spec. With the price and the true bypass, it might give the Silvers a run for the money, especially cuz the Silvers still sound more modern than an early 80's TS.
     
  6. MikeDojcsak

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    Throw an original issue TS9 and a Maxon OD808 into the mix. Thoughts on either for the needs I outlined?
     

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