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Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby SecretSam » Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:23 pm

Tubescreamer vs. Blues Driver



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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby resistorman » Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:26 pm

SecretSam wrote:Tubescreamer vs. Blues Driver

Happy now?

:lol:

Except... they are both analogue, right?
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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby blinddrew » Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:52 pm

Both obviously.
But which goes first?
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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby Sam Spoons » Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:05 pm

Gotta be parallel innit.....
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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby al_diablo » Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:54 pm

I have a budget TS clone that I like with a little fender amp. I had the Waza craft BD for a while but I could never make it sound right. With either of my amps or any of my guitars.
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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby SecretSam » Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:11 pm

See... See ... It's starting!
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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby BJG145 » Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:32 pm

Blues Driver for me. It's simply more...refined.

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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby Sam Spoons » Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:36 pm

TS-9 for me, it's errr, less refined :D
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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby adrian_k » Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:37 am

Ashamed to admit I wouldn’t know the difference.

It’s like synthesisers, I wouldn’t know one bleepy noise from another, distortion pedals all sound a bit the same to me. Obviously my ears need looking at.
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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby ore_terra » Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:39 am

Pssss... does Fulldrive count as a TS?
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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby BigRedX » Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:27 am

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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby SecretSam » Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:26 am

ore_terra wrote:Pssss... does Fulldrive count as a TS?

I guess so. Can't see why not.
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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby Sam Spoons » Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:22 am

adrian_k wrote:Ashamed to admit I wouldn’t know the difference.

It’s like synthesisers, I wouldn’t know one bleepy noise from another, distortion pedals all sound a bit the same to me. Obviously my ears need looking at.

I have got used to using a TC Vintage Distortion on my pedalboard, it is basically two TS-9s in one pedal and I like it a lot. It gives me crunch and saturated overdrives and works fine on everything I do live. Then I bought a Headrush Gigboard and it reminded me that there are countless different flavours of distorted guitar, I'd completely forgotten how many......

I'll end up narrowing it down to two or three sounds for live shows I guess and I'll bet they are not far removed from the sounds of the TC pedal :headbang:
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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby SecretSam » Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:27 pm

al_diablo wrote:I have a budget TS clone that I like with a little fender amp. I had the Waza craft BD for a while but I could never make it sound right. With either of my amps or any of my guitars.

Which budget TS clone is that? The Joyo one is supposed to use all the right components ...
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Re: Like analogue vs. digital but for guitarists

Postby Sam Spoons » Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:24 pm

There were at least quite different two Tube Screamers. I have a very cheap Landlord fx "Amber Nectar" distortion which I believe is supposed to be a TS clone (with two flavours). For £29 it's pretty good.
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