Life too short for long YouTube videos? See the ’Interesting bits and go-to sections’ timings below.
In this episode we take a first step into a question that gets asked all the time. Well, a couple questions actually: what’s all the fuss about mini pedals, and are they as good as the big versions?
So in this, erm, not exactly rigorously scientific examination, we schwang through some sounds courtesy of five pairs of pedals in regular and small formats to hear what we think.
We will revisit this using some other kinds of pedals in the future, and maybe even do a mini pedals challenge. In the meantime, enjoy this episode!
Interesting bits and go-to sections…
Mini Dan & Mick! 0:00
What are we doing today? 0:55
Why have we chosen these pedals? 3:00
Perceived practicality, or real? 5:38
Mesa Fillmore 50 quick look: 7:40
Dunlop Fuzz Faces with Strat: 12:45
…and with Dan’s Tele: 18:50
Ibanez Tube Screamers: 20:40
…and with humbuckers: 27:09
Suhr Riot Distortions: 28:30
…and with lower gain: 33:59
Ibanez Delays: 35:57 (37:40)
NRG Purrers: 45:45
Drawbacks of small pedals and some other examples: 55:18