Posted on Jan 30th 2018
FUZZ FUZZ FUZZ - What is a Fuzz guitar pedal really ? Well it's a very simple circuit, that includes maybe 25 to 30 components. A group of vintage transistors, that are pushed that will make them clip, overdrive, buss, distorted and give you that aggressive guitar tone that started in the mid 1960s. You can hear this from the Yardbirds, Beatles, The Stone's all the hip rock n roll bands of the mid 1960s jumped on the Fuzz bandwagon and no one ever really got off. Their aggressive, fuzzy, knarly, piercing, everything a rebel sound should be ! The circuits are basic but unique as well as the transistors that went into them, just like the tubes of the day EL34, 6L6, 6V6 EL84 etc.There are so many great Fuzz tone's but you really need to collect them all ! Right Kids !
What is Fuzz ? - reprint from Gibson GuitarsThe oldest and most dearest guitar pedal tone is the Fuzz pedal, it was the perfect sound for the times and has endurred tone for over 50 years. Other than the old cranked amp or faulty preamp channel, these are the grandaddies of distortion devices. Fuzzes were also [...]
Top 10 Great Fuzz Songs - Here is a list of 10 great fuzz songs and the Fuzz pedal that is thought to have been used on the recording. In the 60s with the invention of the Fuzz pedal it was all over pop rock hits as listed below. Be it the Big Muff, the [...]
Zosa and Supa Fuzz Bakelite Board Release - in about a week Tru-Fi will be releasing Zosa and Supa Fuzz's in special limited bakelite board models. True to the original version of these wonderful Fuzz pedals in the 1960s when they had bakelite circuit boards. This makes the Fuzz's so closer to original fuzz and [...]