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Strictly FUZZ

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by chrismellotron, May 30, 2013.

  1. ChampReverb

    ChampReverb Silver Supporting Member

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  2. chrismellotron

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    I really love the Companion. Reminds me of vintage Roxy Music.
     
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  3. shikawkee

    shikawkee Mad King Edmund Gold Supporting Member

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    The Spoon track sounds splatty so maybe something gated?

    The Kiawanuka definitely has some octaving going on. The FY-2 sounds like a good choice.
     
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    Buddy, you're the pot calling the kettle black. You've snarked me more than once.
     
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    ChampReverb Silver Supporting Member

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    Yes, yes, yes. What a shame that discord has entered the warm and fuzzy den of fuzz.

    Can drums be played through fuzz?

    Kumbaya my buzz, Kumbaya...

    -bEn r.
     
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    Here's what I mainly use when I need fuzz on my guitar, originally posted by me in the "Everyone says this pedal is rubbish, but you love it..." thread:

     
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    That's great! I love how it gets louder when he cleans up.
    Probably 50% aural illusion, 50% youtube compression
     
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    Oh man. Great taste. I love Michael Kiwanuka and Spoon both. No gear insight, unfortunately, but props :)

    I wonder if any eagle eyes can spot something in this live session video:
     
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    I've been lusting after a Basic Audio Tri/Ram and almost pulled the trigger more than once in the last few weeks. I was going through my pedals only to realize that I bought one months ago! :facepalm I'm starting to think I have to much stuff!

    While not a fuzz pedal, I got a new Reverend in and it sounds glorious WITH fuzz. I hope I don't forget I have it in a few months and buy another....
    [​IMG]
     
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    Ha! That is classic! (Tri/ram story)

    Congrats on the Reverend! (I LOVE my Reverend pair!). That' a real beauty!
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Spaceman Sputnik II - there should be another 10 piece run happening soon. Get on the list!
     
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    Lots of great pedals out there for Stoner and Doom. One of my favorites is this bad boy...
    http://dunwichamps.bigcartel.com/product/wizard-fuzz

    They are sold out at the moment but he does runs on a fairly regular basis.
     
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    Yes, FF to 9:18

     
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    Regarding the FY-2...

    I think it would get pretty damn close to what you are describing. I just built one because I wanted the Jext Telez Canyon Climber, but couldn’t justify the price tag.

    It sounds gnarly, but seems to be picky with guitars. It really digs my lower output 1965 Jazzmaster pickups. Anyone else experiencing the same thing? Oh, and mine is from GGG
     
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    Op amp muff reissue running through a Keeley Oxblood (klonish) does it for me. Heavy, crunchy, and at some settings sounds slightly gated. The Oxblood puts some more mids into the tone w/o coloring it. An EQ after would work as well. IMO, EHX knocked it out of the park with this reissue, and it’s only $80. Win/win.
     
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    Noice - - where do you have the Phat switch on the Oxblood set?
     
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    To me the Spoon track sounds like direct to console break up, a la The Beatles “Revolution”. I’ve found I can get pretty close to that tone with a fuzz factory and guitar volume knob.
     

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