Golden Plexi by Tone City Audio (Guitar pedal review, test, sound demos)

Pedal Frenzy by Have Guitar!

A golden small metal box that brings out the sound from a Marshall Plexi amp, is that possible? With ToneCity Audio’s Golden Plexi it is and that is the subject for this video! It is small, it is cheap and it can make your tones scream like a pig on fire. Well… actually it will sound better than that… I never lit a pig on fire but I do imagine this sounds better…

I must just say this, I kinda ran into a problem when I was trying out the pedal. It sounded fantastic when I used it with a clean tone but as soon as I switched to a profile with some gain it immediately became too much. Too fat, too compressed and just too much in general! I guess I had not done my homework properly on this pedal, seems to be intended to be plugged in to the clean channel of an amplifier.

As I usually use the same guitar for the whole video when it comes to effetc pedals, due to the above fact I used different guitars with different clean profiles instead. You know, trying to create a video with more overview perspective so to speak.

This demo/review is done with a Kemper Profiling Amp, with the stomp box plugged in to the front of the Kemper. The Kemper sounds and reacts very much like a classic (or modern!) tube amp and it takes pedals just a real amp. Just wanna make that clear!

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Equipment used:
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Gibson Explorer Tribute 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)
Harley Benton TE70 Black Paisley (Fender Texas Specials)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Tone City Golden Plexi @ Musik Produktiv

Tone City Golden Plexi @ Andertons

Carl Martin website

Guitar Interactive Magazine review of Carl Martin PlexiTone

Kemper Profling Amp

Profilers in the order that they appear in this video –

ToneJunkie – 63 Trem-Luxe

SGL Profiles – Dirty 40

Live Ready Sound – Ruler of Amps

Gold Lion Studio – Budda Superdrive 80

Deadlight Studios – S.P.A.W.N. Quick Shot

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Thunderball by Mooer – Test, review & Giveaway!

Pedal Frenzy by Have Guitar

This video is a demo/review of the Mooer Thunderball pedal – distortion and fuzz in one stomp for your bass! I got this pedal as I wanted to add some grit to my bass sound, I know Mooer has produced some excellent guitar pedals. I’m not sure but it seems this pedal is discontinued, at least I could not it find on Mooers webpage (http://www.mooeraudio.com/) but I did find it on Mooers UK-site.

So what does this effect pedal bring to the table? It’s small, not very expensive and has both distortion and fuzz built. Seemed like a great product but in my opinion it is not really up to par with the guitar pedals. But I guess it’s not a complete failure either, it depends on what kind of sound you’re after!

The sounds you can hear in this demo are a mixed source of the Trace Elliot being lined (XLR > Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 2nd sound card) and the Fender Rumble 115 cabinet mic’ed with a Shure SM57. (Unless otherwise stated on-screen!) I found this being the best way to capture what it actually sounds like.

GIVEAWAY!
As said in the video – you could win this pedal! There are no hidden hooks here, all you need to do is to follow my instructions in the video and you have the chance of winning the Mooer Thunderball pedal! (The instructions are NOT to go to some sketchy website, it’s just what you should write to me in an email!) The exspence is on me and the only reservation is that I will not take any responsibility after the pedal has been posted, be it if it’s lost or any taxes etc in your home country.

Deadline for the giveaway: 12th of Spetember, 00:59, 2019.

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Video index:
00:34 – Mooer Thunderball Distortion sound demo
02:36 – Mooer Thunderball Fuzz sound demo
04:34 – End talk/conclusion

Equipment used:
Mooer Thunderball
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro
Trace Elliot ELF Bass Head
Fender Rumble 115 Bass cabinet
Shure SM57

Mooer Thunderball pedal

Mooer webpage

Have Guitar review of Trace Elliot ELF & Fender Rumble 115 cab:

Have Guitar review of Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro:

Trace Elliot ELF Bass Head

Fender Rumble 115

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Dark Matter by TC Electronics (Distortion pedal test / review)

Dark Matter by TC Electronics (Distortion pedal test / review)
Pedal Frenzy by Have Guitar

Here’s another Pedal Frenzy where I take a look at TC Electronics Dark Matter, a distortion pedal for electric guitar. So, I didn’t really know much about this stomp when I ordered it from Thomann. I know the brand TC Electronics, since the mid 80’s but back then my impression was that it was a high-end quite expensive brand. Or was it me being poorer back then? I don’t really know but this pedal is not expensive!

I can say already that I was pleased by the sounds this pedal can pull off, the sound certainly is not cheap. So in this video I test it out with a bunch different Kemper profiles, trying to cover a wide range of amp styles and sounds to see how the Dark Matter affects the sound.

Yeah, it’s an epic video – considering it’s lenght! Is that a bad thing? I don’t know, I just prefer content over 2 minute videos. But… for your pleasure I have put in an index to the video below so you can jump to the part you wanna see.

Index:
02:09 – Live Ready Sound Tweed profile, low gain to crunch (gain 2/10)
06:33 – ReamZone Framus Dragon profile, clean sound with some delay (gain 0/10)
11:59 – BM Profiles Friedman BE 100 profile, quite high gain (gain 6/10)
16:04 – Pete’s Profiles Wizard profile, crunch sound (gain 3/10)
20:09 – ToneJunkie Matchless profile, clean sound (gain 0/10)
25:37 – Conclusion along with some rambling

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Equipment used:
TC Electronics Dark Matter
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
Gibson Explorer Tribute 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)
Kemper Profiling Amp

TC Electronics Dark Matter

Live Ready Sound Tweed Profiles

ReampZone Framus Dragon

BM Profiles F-man Pack

Pete’s Profiles Wizard

ToneJunkie Match Club

Kemper Profiling Amp

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Fulltone OCD Overdrive (Stomp pedal test)

Fulltone OCD Overdrive (Stomp pedal test)
Pedal Frenzy by Have Guitar

It’s time to take a closer look at the Fulltone OCD, is there any guitarist that haven’t heard about this pedal? It should “replicates the dynamics and harmonics of a fully-wound tube amplifier with its typical output stage distortion” and I’ve seen it described both as an overdrive and a distortion effect. I guess it has the characteristics of both.

I guess the Fulltone OCD doesn’t need any closer introduction, it’s a classic pedal and for more info check out the link to Fulltone’s webpage provided below. I’ll add a link to a fantastic video from ToneJunkie that compares all the different versions of the OCD, go see it – it’s really worth the time watching it.

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Equipment used:
Fulltone OCD v2
ESP Phoenix II
Kemper Profiling Amp

Fulltone OCD: https://www.fulltone.com/products/ocd-v2

ToneJunkie – The story of Fulltone OCD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txHlJ…

Live Ready Sound (Plexed for Kemper): https://livereadysound.com/product/pl…

ReampZone (Diezel Einstein 100): https://reampzone.com/downloads/dieze…

ToneJunkie (Match Club): https://tonejunkiestore.com/profile-p…

Kemper Profiling Amp: https://www.kemper-amps.com/

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Have Guitar premiere: Pedal Frenzy

So, Youtube has given me access to a new feature called “premiere” and as it has been awhile since I did a Pedal Frenzy / review and as I have changed the format a bit I thought I’d test this feature…

The premiere will take place on Have Guitar’s Youtube channel the 15:th of November, 06:00 PM (1800 in 24h-mode) US Central Time. So this is an “early warning” and I have no idea how this will work out… but I gotta try it right?

The Pedal Frenzy video will be live at the above given time/date on this URL. I suppose that won’t work until a couple of minutes before the video starts.

HG-6 Distortion Pedal from NUX (stomp box demo) by Have Guitar!

HG-6 Distortion Pedal from NUX (stomp box demo) by Have Guitar!
Pedal Frenzy from Have Guitar!

It’s Saturday nite special bonus bonanza Pedal Frenzy from Have Guitar!

Looking for a cheap distortion stomp box? Well, maybe you should just turn your head in another direction then. No, I got some descent sounds out from this NUX HG-6 distortion pedal but it sure did not go well with the Kemper.

And the HG-6 is cheap, I got it for around 20 Euros (24.6 USD) from China and be sure not to pay a penny more than that! It has some features that sounds promising like true bybass, analogue circuits and Tube simulation… and as said, it is not completely useless unless you have a Kemper – in that case I would rather recommend you to use the Kempers internal effects. but anyways, it’s red and you might have a chance of winning this pedal in the future so look out!

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Equipment used in this video:
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
NUX HG-6 Distortion High Gain
Boss Katana 100w
Kemper Profiling Amp

ReampZone

Live Ready Sound

Win Tone Junkie’s Everything Pack!

Support Have Guitar on Patreon and win stuff

Boss Katana

Kemper Profiling Amp

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Black Rat Distortion from Mosky (Guitar effect pedal demo) – Pedal Frenzy!

Black Rat Distortion pedal from Mosky (Guitar effect pedal demo) – Have Guitars Pedal Frenzy!

It’s black, it’s small and mean – the Mosky Black Rat Distortion pedal demoed in this episode of Have Guitars Pedal Frenzy! Def’ a nice pedal if you’re running out of space on your pedal board as this is a tiny, 125 grams distortion pedal. Take a look at the video now to see how it sounds!

And the fun does not stop here… you need a distortion pedal? You need a free distortion pedal?! Who doesn’t?!! This could be it! Have Guitar included this pedal in the giveaway to celebrate 500 sub’s! So, watch this video first and then check out the giveaway video to see how You can have a chance to win this stomp box! The link is included below…

This is the end of 2017 – I just wanna say THANKS for all the likes, views and subscriptions! If you don’t subscribe already – please do so now, for more guitarreleated videos from Have Guitar! And… a happy new year to all of you!

Have Guitar! Giveaway 2017

Mosky Guitar pedals

ReampZone’s AD140 Kemper pack

Mbritts 3P CSR Pack

TopJimis Medium Power Tweed Kemper pack

Kemper official website

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DynaVerb Guitar Edition from EBS (Effect Pedal Demo)

DynaVerb Guitar Edition from EBS (Effect Pedal Demo) – Pedal Frenzy!

Finally got around to demo the EBS Dynaverb Red Label Guitar Edition. This is an effect pedal which offers 8 different reverberation types, which of course means it has a lot of variation inherent.

In this video I’ve chosen to go through all of the eight reverb types with three different settings on each, trying to give you a wide overview of how the pedal sounds. And just to prove my servicemindedness here’s an index of the video if you wanna skip to some specific part of it:

Index:
00:47 – Description of the pedal
02:36 – About the profile used for this demo
03:13 – Hall type demos start
04:41 – Plate type demos start
07:13 – Room type demos start
09:24 – EBS Example settings start
11:11 – End words

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Guitar used in this video:
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)

EBS Website

EBS DynaVerb Guitar Edition direct link

Orange AD140 @ ReampZone

Have Guitars unboxing video of the EBS DynaVerb

Have Guitars How to use Kempers Effect Loop

Kemper official website

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DynaVerb Red Label Guitar Edition by EBS – Unboxing

DynaVerb Red Label Guitar Edition by EBS – Unboxing

This is the unboxing video of the EBS DynaVerb Red Label Guitar Edition reverb pedal. If you’re looking for a demo of this reverb pedal check out the link below as I’ve released both the unboxing and demo video at the same time for this stomp box.

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EBS DynaVerb demo video by Have Guitar

Have Guitars How to use Kempers Effect Loop

EBS Website

EBS DynaVerb Guitar Edition direct link

Kemper official website

Accordion music borrowed from here

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Big Muff (Green Russian) from Electro Harmonix – Pedal Frenzy!

Time for another episode of Have Guitars Pedal Frenzy – in this video we’ll take a look at Electro Harmonix Green Russian Big Muff! This video is kinda “first impression” for me as I never owned a fuzz pedal before. I’ve had more distortion pedals and over-drives than I care to count but never a fuzz, but I’ve had good GAS for a Big Muff for quite a while… so when I saw the new release of the Green Russian I was so taken by the cool design that decided now is the time. Fuzz time.

EHX Green Russian Big Muff has a very distinct sound that opens a fat flood of fuzzy tones. The new variant is smaller than the original (good for those who uses a pedalboard) and said to have less gain but more bass and also less “fizz”. To that you can add that the pedal has “true bypass”. What’s not to love about that, huh?

Equipment used in this video:
Gibson SG Standard 2016 High Performance (490R/498T)
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
Boss Katana 100w 1×12″
Kemper Profiling Amp
EHX Green Russian Big Muff

Electro Harmonix webpage

Sovtek on Wiki

This video in Swedish (Svensk version)

Profiles from the following profilers:

Live Ready Sound – Traced Bass EL

SinMix – B7k

r.u.serious – Fender SuperRev

BM Kemper Profiles – F-man pack

ReampZone – Dumble ODS

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