buddy guy fuzz tone on Red House

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  1. jpig

    jpig Supporting Member

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    What kind of fuzz would get a similar tone. A germanium fuzz face style or silicon?
    I have a Mcfuzz Hot but it doesn't seem quite fat enough.
     
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    The crucible is one that had caught my eye. It sounds like it's got a decent amount of drive. Is it pretty smooth?
     
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    tonefactor huckleberry! amazing pedal!
     
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    Knowing Buddy, he's probably just plugged straight into a Bassman that's howling on 12. :eek:
     
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    His sig strat has a 25 db mid-boost built in - I'm sure that's part of the tone :)
     
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    liking the huckleberry, eh? :D
     
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    Probably so. My point being that tweed amps just naturally sound hairy when cranked. Also, as far as I'm aware, Buddy doesn't use fuzz boxes -- save for an octavia once in a while.
     
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    I was thinking the same thing and I haven't found any info that he has used any fuzz pedals. But this sounds to me like it is much more wooly and smooth than his other stuff.
     
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    A while ago I became obsessed with buddys tone on "baby please dont leave me" from his sweet tea album. The tone on that track sounds pretty similar. After a while of searching for what fuzz he used I heard that it was just a cranked dumble and deluxe reverb.I would love to know exactly what he uses on this track though. It sounds great.
     
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    if you crank a two-rock can it get that same tone like baby please dont leave me?
     
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    I wish I knew. That tone still Illudes me. Ive never played a two rock, but it sounds like it would get you close.
     
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    steve jordan on drums playing that groove makes the song sound so much better.
     
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    Like Mullet Kingdom and that_brianm_guy said, its probably just his guitar and amp. I've been able to find a similar sound on a twin reverb with no other effects in the chain. That is definately a Buddy Guy signature sound - kind of like the one on album, "Damn Right, I've Got The Blues." Check out the track, "Too Broke To Spend The Night." Smokin'.
     
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    I don't know about when this was recorded or what Buddy does in the studio, but I saw him last summer and all he had pedal-wise was a EVH Phase 90 that he did not use. He was running a strat into, like, a Hot Rod Deluxe, or one of those new mid-grade Fender amps. I don't remember the leads being fat or fuzz-like, particularly, so maybe he had something else happening in the studio.
     
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    What cd is the Red House track on by Buddy Guy ....I have heard the Buddy Guy version but have not been able to find it ...:confused:
     
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    "Red House" is on the Hendrix tribute CD "Stone Free"


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