Unusual distortion circuits in pedals?

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  1. Veri-Tone

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    I've been studying the topology of early Vox solid state amps (late 60s/early 70s) and man they would do some weird **** for clipping...
     
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    I've heard Paul McCartney used something like that for those guitar solos on Taxman, for example. Does that seem right?
     
  3. Veri-Tone

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    I don't think they had solid state amps then yet, but they had been playing with a WEM-Rush Pep Box fuzz in the studio.
     
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    7 diodes in the distortion circuit if a Boss HM-2 or a DOD American Metal. That’s different.
     
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    not so sure but If I had to say I'd choose

    Chase Bliss Brothers
    Kingsley pedals.
     
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    I’m guessing JFETs

     
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    Zvex Fuzz Probe
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    I'm pretty sure the worst cake I ever had was the one where I mistook salt for sugar.

    I'm now wondering if that was the secret ingredient in the best cake I ever had...
     
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    I think any digital one that isn't trying to emulate existing analog things is pretty interesting. Wave folding, wave shaping, cross folding etc. I'm working on a module for Beebo that will include all of those but they aren't traditional sounds... they can get pretty aggressive but are quite fun.
     

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