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10 Ways To Make Fuzz Pedals Work For You – That Pedal Show

January 31, 2020

This is the audio to our video here: https://youtu.be/E85LAMc0iEs

Do you struggle to get usable sounds from fuzz pedals? Fear not – we take you through 10 things to try in order to find fun and inspiration from fuzz!

Life too short for long YouTube videos? Please see the ‘Interesting bits and go-to sections’ information below.

A warm welcome to you, sonic voyagers! This fine day we are minded to ask: is there a guitar effect more divisive than fuzz? That beautiful behemoth onslaught of savage square wave so beloved of noisemongers since the mid-1960s… or is it the wanton wrecking of all that is magnificent and majestic on our sacred six-string?

Whatever your position, we hope this video will offer some ideas with which you can go forth and fuzzify.

Enjoy the episode!

 

 

Pedals & stuff in this episode…

 

• TheGigRig Three2One

https://www.thegigrig.com/three2one

 

• Jim Dunlop Jimi Hendrix JHF1 Fuzz Face Pedal

UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2AUTELD

USA: http://bit.ly/35nnJ3s

 

• JHS Muffuletta

UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2mdbjaZ

USA: http://bit.ly/37EINEf

Australia: http://bit.ly/2RXmfYu

 

• BAE Royaltone Fuzz Pedal

USA: http://bit.ly/2RS3mpC

 

• Hudson Broadcast Dual Footswitch

UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2fkpnOX

Australia: http://bit.ly/2lEeMAU

 

• Third Man Bumble Buzz

http://www.uniontone.com/shop/bumble-buzz

 

• Mythos Argo Octave Fuzz

UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2UT0EVw

 

• ZVEX Fuzz Factory

https://www.zvex.com/guitar-pedals/fuzz-factory-guitar-effects-pedal

 

• Beetronics Swarm Fuzz Harmoniser

Australia: http://bit.ly/2k7dcax

 

• RYRA Klone

UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2Yw4baJ

Australia: http://bit.ly/2uz9vvI

 

• Echo Fix Tape Echo EF-X2 with Spring Tank

Australia: http://bit.ly/2sQ56r3

 

• Analogman Block Logo Envelope Filter

https://www.buyanalogman.com/Analog_Man_Block_Logo_Envelope_Filter_Pedal_p/am-blockenvelope.htm

 

• Peterson StroboStomp HD Tuner

UK & Europe: http://bit.ly/2Ozf60o

USA: http://bit.ly/2pHMvvY

Australia: http://bit.ly/2lM39so

 

• TheGigRig G2

https://www.thegigrig.com/g2

 

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Interesting bits and go-to sections…

- Intro playing: 0:00

- What are we doing today? 2:10

- Today’s amps: 3:24

- Today’s fuzzes: 3:38

- Thing 1. Create A Wall Of Noise: 3:50 (5:40)

- Thing 2. Give The Song An Unforgettable Hook (that Mick forgets): 6:55 (9:00)

- BAE Royaltone: 7:45

- Thing 3: Simulate A Straight To Board Sound? 11:50

- Hudson Broadcast: 12:55

- Thing 4. Understand How It Works With Your Amp: 16:00

- BAE Royaltone - Marshall: 17:25

- BAE Royaltone - Matchless: 17:48

- Thing 5. Fall In Love With Your Guitar Volume Control: 19:55

- Thing 6. Add An Octave: 25:10

- Mythos Argo: 26:45

- Third Man Bumble Buzz: 28:45

- Thing 7. Add A Filter: 31:28

- Analogman Envelope Filter: 23:25

- Thing 8. Use It On Other Instruments: 37:05

- Thing 9: Put A Gate On Your Tone Garden. What?! 39:50

- Thing 10. Put An Overdrive After Your Fuzz And Be Epic & God-Like

 

 

Guitars in this episode

• 1965 Fender Telecaster - no video yet

• 1961 Fender Stratocaster - no video yet

• Supro Jamesport - no video yet

 

Amps in this episode

• Matchless HC-30 with Hughes & Kettner Vintage 212 / Celestion G12M Greenback speaker

• Marshall 1987x with 1960AX cab / Celestion G12M Greenback speakers

 

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