Pete Thorn on Treble Boosters

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  1. gtrfinder

    gtrfinder Supporting Member

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    This came across my YouTube feed:



    Cool video, with great examples of recorded tones that most are familiar with. An interesting point is the use of the guitar's volume knob in conjunction with a treble booster hammering the input of a tube amp. I don't really have experience with them, but now I'm thinking about trying one.
     
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    If I didn't already own two (Diamond Marquis and Catalinbread Naga Viper) this video would absolutely cause me to buy one (Already have a couple on my to-buy list anyway so this video will only feed the G.A.S.).
     
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    Great Vid!!!!!! Thanks.
    Pete is the man
     
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    Thanks for posting! :) This one was fun to do!
     
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    gtrfinder Supporting Member

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    Another thing that struck me was just how unique Brian May's tones are. I definitely see the Rory Gallagher connection now; but May took it to another level. Makes me wonder how much time was spent in the studio turning knobs and pushing switches on that guitar to get just the right tone. A balancing act for sure...
     
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    Pete playing the quote from "Into The Void" was awesome!!
     
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    The best "overdrive" pedal style.
     
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    Awesome vid. Pete is such an inspiration.

    Interesting collection of TBs from about 8 years ago too. Do divided by 13 still make pedals? Do 65 amps?

    I bet the Cornish is the pick of the bunch.
     
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    John H Silver Supporting Member

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    This is THE best and most useful video on treble boosters that I've seen. THANKS!!!!
     
  11. Blanket Jackson

    Blanket Jackson ¿Qué Hiciste? Silver Supporting Member

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    Brian May played with his guitar on 3
    LOL I wondered what those knobs were there for
    We don't need more pedals - we need to use those knobs more
     
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    I think treble boosters account for 1/4 of my pedals lol. Still my Arcane Analog Skullmasters get most of the heavy lifting with a Flynn Hawk getting action when I need the 3 band eq.
     
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    How do you like the Diamond Marquis? I’m a big fan of Diamond pedals and have been considering a treble booster for some time now.
     
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    Gotta check out the video. I’m a huge fan of treble boosters, I’ve been gigging for awhile with just a treble booster and a tuner.
     
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    I Gass for a Drybell Unit 67 and wonder why it wasn't in the vid..seems like a TB to me.
     
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    excellent vid to educate the unwashed masses who lack the understanding of the TOAN.
     
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    Another great video from Pete. Thanks @sinasl1
     
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    That was pretty cool to hear about the Rory connection.
     
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    pete, i know in the past you posted about the BAE hot fuzz. how does that compare to either of these in this video?

    im thinking i liked the 65 amps best, or maybe the /13 one. cant tell for sure.
     
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  20. LR1400

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    Pete Thorn always delivers!

    The pros know tone so well.
     
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