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Close cousin of a Spaceman Sputnik?


Silver Supporting Member
I own the Spaceman Sputnik and it is my favorite fuzz ever. I sold off all of my other fuzzes after getting one. It does it all. The thing is that it is pretty pricey and OOP, so I'd like to get a Sputnik-esque pedal to use at sketchy bars and places I don't want to chance bringing my "precious".

Is there another pedal that comes close? To me, the Sputnik seem to (by my ears) be based on the Fuzz Face and the Tonebender, but with the ability to shift the EQ range.


Silver Supporting Member
Maybe look into the Algal Bloom v2. Based in the FF camp but with the ability to get spitty and with some tone-shaping. Great pedal.


"Ignore" Button Aficionado
The Algal Bloom is good, but I think his AB-Synth is even closer.

Something Fuzzhugger, basically.