Keeley "Fuzz Head"/ Knopfler ?

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  1. trisonic

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    I need something to get a similar effect as Mark did on the run out to "Speedway at Nazareth" where he simulates colliding cars (with doublestops, I assume) - a nice break up.

    Someone recommended the Keeley "Fuzz Head" - I hate pedals and rarely use them! Comments welcome if you know what I'm talking about on the recording.

    Yeah, I know he uses Komets now. This recording is a few years old.

    Thanks, Pete.
     
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    Maybe a germanium orange squeezer clone used as a boost...

    A fuzz should get you there. I haven't tried the Fuzz Head, but Keeley has a great reputation and I like the Ge/Si feature...

    Whatever you get I would try using as a boost, as I thik most of the breakup comes from his amp.
     
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    I just listened to it again. It's between 3:40 and 3:50, specifically starts at 3:44 to 3:47ish. Sounds like an overdub to me.

    Best, Pete.
     
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    I will listen to the track when I get home...
     
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    Thanks, mate. Pete.
     
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    Sorry for the Spam, but I've got a Keeley Fuzzhead in like new condition (with all papers and box) for sale for $150. It's got less than 2 hours use on it. Send me a PM if you're interested.
     
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    Thanks Joe, I've got a line on one close to home if neccessary.

    Best, Pete.
     
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    hey pete,

    if you want, you're more than welcome to try my fuzzhead. i love mine.

    IMHO, they sound best w/ amps already on the verge of breaking up. the fuzzhead seems more in line w/ a treble booster than a warm fuzz. actually, there's nothing warm about it.

    shoot me an email, and i'd be more than happy to drop it off.
     
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    Hey, Jae!

    Thanks for the offer. I'm just looking for that "explosive" type sound to use in small, untasteful amounts..................I listened to the clips on Keeley's page and they seem to fit when set right. Maybe it can be more useful than I imagined?
    Where are you now?

    Best, Pete.
     

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