What’s the hot tubes like,do you think I’d need one with the soul food a boss odrive distortion and gain on my amp. Cheers
For me, the Hot Tubes really does add some nice warmth and slight compression to my clean tweed-style amp. It’s not going to tighten up your tone, more of a loose “fattening” is how I hear it. Cranking the overdrive and keeping the tone switched to “off” is perfect for the vintage tones I want, which complements my Soul Food pedal quite well.
The setup you have sounds like it could work, but if you have the chance to test it out beforehand, I’d do that before buying one. This demo really helped me decide on picking one up: