That Pedal Show

Adventures With UA OX Part 2: Recording Songs At Real World Studios

October 5, 2018

This is the audio from our video plublished here:

Late in 2017, we had the great pleasure of spending a day at Real World Studios. Check it out
Universal Audio’s OX Amp Top Box was being released, so we thought it would be fun to try it in a proper musical situation. Here is the first video:

This episode is the long-awaited Part 2, where we reflect on the day, the finished tracks and our experiences with OX - timings below.

HUGE thanks…
- Patrick and Fraser from Real World for their time, skill and Fonzy-cool.
- Chris and Tom from Universal Audio who engineered; Tom produced and mixed the tracks, including the vocal sessions. Hero!
- Our wonderful drummer, Dougie Mussard
- Simon Whitehead for his massive capacity for indulging our egos.
- Tim Oliver and everybody else at Real World
- Jamie Masters at Echo Studios
- Universal Audio

We’ve released the tracks via iTunes and Amazon – search 'That Pedal Show Band'. Our Patreon Patrons will receive a free download link.

All songs written by Mick Taylor & Daniel Steinhardt (© Because Tone Records 2018. All Rights Reserved).
Guitars, bass, vocals: Mick Taylor & Daniel Steinhardt
Drums: Dougie Mussard

• Engineered by Chris Wright, Patrick Phillips & Tom Waterman
• Assisted by Fraser Latimer
• Produced & Mixed by Tom Waterman
• Mastered by Dave Collins –
• Filmed & Edited by Simon Whitehead
• Recorded at Real World Studios, Bath –
• Vocals recorded at Echo Studios, Buckingham -

• All electric guitar sounds 100% OX –
• Recorded & mixed exclusively with Universal Audio Apollo interfaces

Pedals in Mick’s Track
• Analog Man Sun Face BC183

• Fulltone Octafuzz
UK & Europe:

• Kingsley Maiden D

• Analog Man / Maxon OD9 with Bad Bob

• Analog Man ARDX 20 Dual Analog Delay

• Hamstead Signature Analogue Trem

• TheGigRig G2


Pedals in Dan’s track
• Analog Man Sun Face NKT Red Dot

• Analog Man Bad Bob

• Keeley D&M Drive
UK & Europe:

• Mooer E-Lady Flanger
UK & Europe:

• Analogman ARDX20 Delay

• Strymon TimeLine
UK & Europe:

• TC Electronic Hall Of Fame 2
UK & Europe:

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Interesting bits and go-to sections…
- Intro: 0:00
- What are we doing? 0:43
- What has this taken so long? 1:16
- What is OX? 2:01
- We wrote songs! 5:50
- Dougie deserves a honk: 7:00
- Real World is not the real world: 8:10
- What gear did we take? 8:22
- Vocals? 13:18
- Mick's track: 16:35
- …and discussion: 20:30
- Mick's guitar solo – mics & OX comparison: 22:49
- Overall impressions – Mick: 29:01
- Mick's intro guitar: Collings & Marshall: 33:00
- Dan's track: 39:30
- …and discussion: 43:35
- More (b)ass than class: 44:00
- Dan's solo part – mics and OX: 47:00
- What have we learned? 52:00

Guitars in this episode:
• Collings 290 DCS – Mick’s video
• Fender American Vintage ’62 Stratocaster - Mick’s video
• Fender Custom Shop 1963 Telecaster - Dan’s video
• Gretsch G6118T Players Edition Anniversary – Dan’s video

Amps used for the tracks
• Two Rock Classic Reverb Signature / Two-Rock 212 cabinet / TR12-65B speakers
• Marshall 1987x head / Marshall 1960AX cabinet / Celestion G12M Greenback speakers
• Vox AC30 with 2x 12-inch Celestion Alnico Blue speakers

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