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For most venues, Dawes runs his Tom Anderson into a Fractal Audio AX8 modeling an American-style clean amp with compression, reverb, and drive. In front of the AX8 sits a Lovepedal Kalamazoo and a TC Electronic Corona and another Strymon TimeLine are placed in the effects loop.

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