Live at Pompeii Screaming Fuzz

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  1. stratplayer23

    stratplayer23 Member

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    hey guys, ive been using my euthymia crucible fuzz GE for over a year now and love it to death for cream and early hendrix, but im also a big fan of david gilmours screaming fuzz on Live at Pompeii during echoes, set the controls and basically any song with a solo on that album haha. Im wondering if theres a fuzz that would get me that raunchy sustaining screaming tone.
    im will to spend around 230 give or a take a little and used is always an option.
    thanks in advance
     
  2. nashvillesteve

    nashvillesteve Member

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    I'm hoping that the ToneFactor Huckleberry will get me there... L@P is a frickin' awesome movie, huh??? Loved it!

    Basically a fuzz face with a big muff tone stack, more gain, ge input transistor and si output transistor. Niftaroo...
     
  3. JimiB

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    what about the Skreddy Top Fuel?
     
  4. stratplayer23

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    i looked seriously into the top fuel but that seems to do a better job at the later gilmour tones rather than the L@P era fuzz.
    thanks tho !
     
  5. EXP

    EXP Supporting Member

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    any silicon BC-108c fuzzface
     
  6. Craise

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    I would recommend the Retroman Sybil Fuzz.
    It has both germ and Si fuzz that you can use each alone
    or blend them together... One of the best I've found out
    there. I'm pretty sure Dave was using his blue si fuzzface for pompeii
     
  7. eric-d

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    Pompeii was a Blue Fuzz Face.... Most likely a Silicon. I agree the BC-108 should be right on the money. :)
     
  8. nashvillesteve

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    I'll either have that DVD or rewatch it before the end of the month, and I'll also have the Huckleberry by then, so I will report on how well it gets that sound at that point. It should be a good general Gilmour sound pedal, since he used both the silicon Fuzz Face and Big Muff. Excited to try it out, I haven't had a really high gain pedal in a while (I usually like the sound of low gain + amp turned up, this will be a fun experiment!)...

    That said, the suggestions so far are probably more accurate, but I'll see how far this will get me. I'd love to have a straight germanium fuzz pedal at some point in the future, the KR Gypsy Fuzz is at a great price point for me and between Kevin Randall's reputation and enjoying the Doubler octavia pedal, that might be a good one (the Analogman seems great, I'm just poor and it will probably not be the next highest-priority gear aquisition for a month or so)... it's tough, as I am getting closer to the design of my next WOBO unit, need wah and volume pedals upgraded/fixed/modded (I have an old DeArmond volume pedal like Gilmour), probably by PedalWorx, and the newest Boomerang Pedal and iPod iPhone will probably be out the same week...
     
  9. stereotypy

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    i wait for a foxox hot silicon at the moment. hope that takes me there...
     
  10. bluesjuke

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    This is from this site that someone posted recently;

    http://www.gilmourish.com/?page_id=14


    effects at Pompeii and Paris dubbing sessions

    Vox Wah Wah, reversed for Echoes
    2 Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face (red and blue)
    Binson Echorec II
    DeArmond volume pedal
    Tonebar slide

    Cool site! Worth checking out.
     
  11. Cussion

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    Don't forget that Dave had the oppertunity to turn his amp up quite loud. He had some quite serious compression going on there, which made his fuzz tone much smoother and not as buzzy as when you play it straight into a clean amp.
     
  12. pickaguitar

    pickaguitar 2011 TGP Silver Medalist Silver Supporting Member

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    My startup band is covering Echoes...I'm using a Sunface NKT and like the results.
     
  13. Knowdice

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    Hey Stereotypy, I think you will be most pleased. With a strat my Hot Silicon nailed that sound. Unfortunately it's not a sound I use it my current band (also don't use the strat) so the HS has moved on. If I could have afforded to keep it in the stable I certainly would have.
    Enjoy!
     
  14. mickey69

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    I have one, and it will take you there. I love mine.
     
  15. stereotypy

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    wow, that are great news!... i'm even more excited now!
     
  16. Doug H

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    Actually, the blue one was a Trem-Face. Used for Saucerful of Secrets for example...
     
  17. Stanley

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    Its a FUZZ FACE dude - watch during saucerfull and you can make out the two ZZ's on the blue fuzz face!!
     
  18. Stanley

    Stanley Supporting Member

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    Here is the evidence:

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  19. Doug H

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    Is the Trem-Face the tremolo unit he used on DSOTM?
     

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