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Fuzz fuzz fuzz...

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by sillyfabe, Apr 1, 2009.


  1. sillyfabe

    sillyfabe keeping the low-end silly since '06 Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2009
    San Bernardino,CA
    Hello there fellow low-enders,
    I was wondering if anyone could reccomend some good fuzz. I like the boss fuzz and am loking to actually getting a fuzz pedal. Does anyone like the legend of fuzz? I like the casing but have yet to hear it (don't judge a book by its cover right?) So if anyone has insight I am all ears...:D
     
  2. Deluge Of Sound

    Deluge Of Sound Banned

    Nov 8, 2007
    Maine/Vermont
    check out bassfuzz.com. The guy who runs that moderates this forum. More importantly, he's got video clips of each fuzz box he reviews.

    Also, if you've got some specific fuzzes in mind, you can't go wrong doing a search.
     
  3. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    +1 for bassfuzz.com. He does quality recordings of the stuff.
     
  4. You are in luck. Fuzz is easily one of the most discussed topics here, and bassfuzz.com is a great resource.

    This fact, however, is also a double edged sword, as there are probably more distinct, unique flavors of "fuzz" out there than there are of any other effect. Bassfuzz.com is a great starting point, however, to get an idea of which tones you like from a fuzz.

    Hope this helps. :)
     
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  5. chodax

    chodax

    Jul 12, 2008
    Electronix Messdrive (or Hybrid +)

    yes
     
  6. RCCollins

    RCCollins Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    San Diego, California
    fuzz is for people who can't play
     
  7. Bassenstien

    Bassenstien

    Jun 13, 2006
    Mississippi
    Will fuzz work on bass??
     
  8. RCCollins

    RCCollins Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    San Diego, California
    it helps cover your mistakes, sure!
     
  9. I prefer the sound of my bass -> tuner -> head -> cab.

    I don't understand why anyone uses effects except as stated by RCCollins: they help cover your mistakes.
     
  10. RCCollins

    RCCollins Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    San Diego, California
    that tuner in your chain is why you can never get a rich sustained tone
     
  11. Happynoj

    Happynoj

    Dec 5, 2006
    UK
    I like turtles.
    Check out the new fuzz pedal from EHX. I hear that it's pretty good.
     
  12. Hm. Well I've been considering taking my head and cab out of the chain completely so I can avoid their coloration - I've noticed they really seem to squash my highs while eliminating my midrange and negating my lows. It's pretty frustrating. However, I find that the buffer on my tuner tends to stretch out my lower frequencies which helps me cut through the mix.
     
  13. Nice link, Jon. :)
     
  14. RCCollins

    RCCollins Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2008
    San Diego, California
    most fx forum frequenters go DI->ipod earbuds
     
  15. rratajski

    rratajski Commercial User

    Jul 1, 2008
    Mount Laurel, NJ
    Builder for FUZZROCIOUS PEDALS
    So, before this gets locked, up...
    OP, you would really benefit from doing a search on www.google.com. I typed in "legend of fuzz" "bass" and it yielded over 700 hits. There are links there to www.youtube.com demos of this pedal on bass.

    If you're not happy w/ that, follow the other members' instructions and get to http://bassfuzz.com.
     
  16. Bassenstien

    Bassenstien

    Jun 13, 2006
    Mississippi
  17. rcubed

    rcubed

    May 8, 2008
    Vista, CA
    You can also use the Devi Ever Bit Legend Of Fuzz as a noise gate.
     
  18. Chronicle

    Chronicle

    Sep 13, 2006
    NY
    That's an ignorant way to look at it. :oops:
     
  19. Bassenstien

    Bassenstien

    Jun 13, 2006
    Mississippi
    How else do you propose that you cover mistakes.
    Ive seen your board... I know how much you suck.
     
  20. BZadlo

    BZadlo Supporting Member

    Mar 4, 2008
    Seattle, WA
    That's inappropriate Bassenstien.
     

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