480 - The return of the Tweed '57 and the Black '65
Brian, Blake, and Richard are back for an all-new episode of the Chasing Tone Podcast!
Wampler have released limited editions of two of their most popular products from the past, the Tweed'57 and the Black'65 "Amp in a Box" pedals, and Brian breaks down a little bit of the history of how they came to be. He also makes a number of potentially foolish video based confessions. Brian explains the core properties of the tone-stacks of the amp's these were based around, and how these pedals are a little different then normal drive pedals. He also explains the subtle improvements with the newer versions vs the originals, the unique switching modes, and the pedal gain structures - before hinting at a special set of videos...
Richard has unusual pedal related habits and breaks them down whilst also telling the guys about the design changes on the new pedals. He has also been using a pedal he created himself on his rig and it has made him very very happy, and he made a new Fuzz pedal too and it was perhaps his most successful circuit build ever. His enclosure however - well that was a failure. A terrible yet amusing failure.
Have you heard about the "Not for Josh" pedal from Poison Noises? Blake absolutely loves his and the guys talk about it. Richard, filled with confidence from his pedal build, asks some stupid questions. Blake then gives us a more detailed explanation of why Josh of JHS will never own this pedal. Never! Richard then asks how certain components work and Brian goes deep into science. NERD ALERT.
Brian's potty mouth incursions, Waterslides, Licking solder, Three lugs, Voltage dividers, Oh cool - more bass...it's all in this week's Chasing Tone!
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