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The Nocturne Brain UBANGI STOMP demo video!!

Discussion in 'Pedal Pushers Forum' started by TSims1, Oct 9, 2017.

  1. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    I decided it was time to demo this pedal for all of you fine folks who have asked me to. You can also see and hear the new Gretsch 6128 in action. :)

    The Ubangi Stomp is a wildly versatile pedal, and I hope I was able to show that. This is not about my hotdogging and showcasing my playing at all, so I tried to just concentrate on the sounds rather than any hot licks - it's about hopefully demonstrating some of what the pedal does, can do, and why I love it. I purposefully left reverb and delay off until the last bit so you could simply hear the honest tones with nothing in the way(including any post-processing or extra eq’ing). Listen on decent headphones if you can........enjoy!

    Last edited: Oct 9, 2017
  2. audept

    audept I Bleed Orange

    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Great demo, Tony!
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  3. Srellim1

    Srellim1 Gretschie

    Feb 6, 2016
    Los Angeles
    Great video. Unfortunately, in demonstrating the versatility of the Ubangi, you've managed to shine a light on an inherent issue with the Nocturne line:
    For guys (like myself) who have collected more than a fair share of high end pedals, spending a little bit of time with the Mystery Brain and the Ubangi, it becomes painfully obvious that these together are all you really need -which then renders the Strymons, high end dirt boxes and many other shiny objects obsolete!

    I'm glad that you chose to go Vox for your video and didn't focus entirely on rockabilly and worship sounds. As much as I love my Fender stuff it's nice to see how well it does with an AC circuit. My AC30 loves Nocturne. Without discounting rockabilly or P&W stuff, these pedals can do a whole lot more very, very well.
    Happy to see that the Ubangi is staying back in production.
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  4. mbkri

    mbkri Synchromatic

    Sep 22, 2012
    Wonderful demo Tony. It's great to hear you play. You done Tavo proud.
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  5. LivingMyDream

    LivingMyDream Country Gent

    Nice demo Tony. You definitely did Tavo's pedal proud.
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  6. Tony65x55

    Tony65x55 Gretschified

    Sep 23, 2011
    The 'Shwa, Ontario, Canada
    Well done demo Tony. Thanks.
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  7. Gretschman2

    Gretschman2 Country Gent

    Apr 8, 2013
    Enetai, WA
    Great demo on the pedal. Great demo on your chops too, I know it's hard not to do that. :p
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  8. Zeke

    Zeke Gretschie

    Aug 14, 2017
    United States
    You're right - that "touch of hair" tone is one of the hardest to obtain. To maintain clarity, with some added girth and sustain while keeping the entire definition and dynamic of the note is tough. The Ubangi seems to nail that at the lower "Gnar" settings. Great demo!
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  9. Ricochet

    Ricochet Gretschified

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    The Ubangi sounds great. Nice job Tony, & Tavo!
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  10. Uncle Daddy

    Uncle Daddy Country Gent

    Jan 19, 2012
    Maldon UK
    "Just a little hair". I wish. These days mine seems to be growing everywhere apart from where it should be.

    Nice playing.
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  11. dankas11

    dankas11 Synchromatic

    Jul 6, 2014
    great video Tony!
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  12. LA Miles

    LA Miles Country Gent

    Dec 6, 2012
    So by 5:45 this morning I'd had my first coffee and heard this demo - great start to the day. Super demo and playing.
    Thanks Tony and Tavo - plus it glows in the dark :cool:
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  13. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    Thanks friends - but give your kudos to Tavo...!...he’s the one creating and building this awesome stuff....! I’m actually considering getting another one so I can have one set lower and one set higher for live
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  14. G DynaTron

    G DynaTron Synchromatic

    Dec 7, 2015
    Sounds great !
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  15. emicad

    emicad Synchromatic

    Jul 14, 2015
    Rome, Italy
    Move your compressor before your Mystery Brain so you can use the Abby to goose your Ubangi and spend your money for another Brain pedal!
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  16. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013

    I’ve already got three Brains! ;)
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  17. JHall55

    JHall55 Country Gent

    Dec 18, 2012
    Amazing work as always Tony! And Tavo as well of course...
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  18. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
    Great demo Tony! Sounds awesome!
    We’ll done to Tavo too on another killer pedal....
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  19. Pdnlegs

    Pdnlegs Country Gent

    May 28, 2016
    wow great demo
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  20. jfletcher67

    jfletcher67 Gretschie

    Jul 25, 2012
    Birmingham, AL
    Great demo Tony, and great work Tavo! Sounds amazing. Tony - glad to hear you finally took the AC10C1 plunge! They're killer little amps! Going a few years with mine now and it still blows me away with such a huge sound from a small amp.