NOFX - "Melvin uses the Melvinator" - what's the Melvinator do?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Taylor Livingston, Jun 20, 2003.


  1. Taylor Livingston

    Taylor Livingston Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    Louisiana, US
    Owner, Iron Ether Electronics
    Okay, well, a long time ago, I saw my friend and he was wearing a NOFX shirt. I asked him whether they used effects (out of curiosity about the name). I knew that they're a punk band, and assumed they at leat use distortion. He said they do, and, on "Melvin uses the Melvinator", well, Melvin uses the Melvinator. I don't know if he's the guitarist or bassist, so sorry if this is a guitar question. I'm not a punk fan, really.

    Anyway, I'm curious what the Melvinator does, and what it sounds like. He mentioned that it "uses a lot of 9-volt batteries" (I assume that's a lyric of the song), but nothing about it otherwise. Anybody know?
     
  2. it melvinates
     
  3. Taylor Livingston

    Taylor Livingston Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    Louisiana, US
    Owner, Iron Ether Electronics
    Why, I oughtta... ;)