Delicious Audio Blog – Stompbox Exhibit, Synth Expo and MixCon
Delicious Audio Blog – Stompbox Exhibit, Synth Expo and MixCon
Fuzz Pedals

Seminal, vintage pedals: the Seamoon Fresh Fuzz – by Gearphoria

fresh-fuzz It’s 1973 in Berkeley, California, and a young electrical wizard named Craig Anderton has just developed his take on the envelope filter. He calls it the “Funk Machine”, and together with John Lang, starts an innovative and experimental guitar effects brand, Seamoon Inc. Hand-building each individual unit,...

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AJ Peat Pedals’ Screaming Flamingo and Dirty Buzzard

12294792_454398514750223_2913904229537690380_n[1] Orange County boutique manufacturer AJ Peat, owned and founded by Luthier and self-described tinkerer Andrew James Peat, builds guitars, effect pedals and other signature audio devices. At the 2016 Summer NAMM show in Nashville his pedals were on display in the Cusack/Mojo Hand booth. This was...

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New Pedals: Source Audio L.A. Lady Overdrive and Kingmaker Fuzz

13335644_10153645809318457_4044511984288085812_n[1] At our recent Toronto Stompbox Exhibit we had the chance to check out Massachussets manufacturer Source Audio's pedalboard, which featured two brand new guitar stompboxes, the L.A. Lady Overdrive and the Kingmaker Fuzz, part of their One Series line.

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Dilly Dally introduces us to Wounded Paw’s Battering Ram

20160505_123740 Dilly Dally is not a new band in the Toronto scene (they were born in 2009), but it's one of those rare ones that get better with time. 2015 was their year, thanks to their deliciously noisy debut album 'Sore,' a record...

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Featured pedal: Dirty Boy Shifty

516d71_3fbc41ad411f4de88be08a033b2dcaa6[1] The California based stompbox manufacturer Dirty Boy Pedals bring an interesting back story to the boutique pedal game. The company was founded by Alex Saraceno - the father of session ace and former Poison guitarist, Blues Saraceno. Dirty Boy aims to create only high end handmade...

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JHS’ Muffaletta packs 6 Big Muff tones in one

JHS-Pedals-Muffuletta-0003[1] One of the oldest and most beloved guitar pedals of all time is the Big Muff, a fuzz pedal introduced by Electro-Harmonix decades ago. This revered stompbox has certainly stood the test of time, and has seen a number of variations on the original design. If you love...

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Boutique Pedal Manufacturers: TomKat Pedals

bender[1] There aren't many pedal manufacturers in Brooklyn (the cost of housing certainly doesn't  attract small businesses), but at our recent Stompbox Exhibit we had the chance to familiarize with a really interesting boutique one, called Tomkat Pedals. The company seems dedicated to rei-imagining classic fuzz circuits...

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Adventure Audio’s pedalboard at SNAMM 2015

11694805_665299390271500_3921907705799396350_n[1] Adventure Audio participated in our Summer NAMM 2015 Stompbox Exhibit, showcasing their growing family of pedals, now including the mysterious TARS Fuzz (a pedal inspired by the movie "Interstellar"), the Fuzz Peaks (a spin on the classic Black Russian Big Muff circuit),...

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New Pedals: Black Cat N-Fuzz

Jun15_Blackcat_nfuzz_WEB[1] Our friends at Black Cat Pedals just released a new fuzz stompbox called N-Fuzz based on an N-Channel transistor (hence the name). This box is based on the Fuzz channel of the OD-Fuzz, but with Japanese components and an extra wide ranging Bias control...

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Skreddy Pedals’ take on the Tone Bender: the Kusanagi Fuzz

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The Tone Bender is one of the most legendary effects in guitar history, and for good reason. The signature fuzz sound it produced inspired a generation of burgeoning rock guitarists. It was a notoriously fickle design though, using rare components and positive ground...

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Fuzz + Reverb in one pedal: Keeley’s Sojourner

Edmond, Oklahoma manufacturer Keeley just announced the release of the Sojourner Fuzz/Reverb, a pedal that will surely tickle the curiosity of guitarists into psych rock and shoegaze, genres that make heavy use of both effects, normally in the same pedal chain.

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New Pedals: EQD’s Fuzz Master General

EarthQuaker Devices unveiled four new pedals at NAMM 2015, two of which are re-issues of classics now in a smaller format (which is definitely a trend appreciated by musicians when pedal board real estate is a necessity). The first of these re-packaged re-issues, the...

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4 Fuzz Pedals you can hear at the Brooklyn Stompbox Exbhibit 2014

(There will be many more... more info about the Brooklyn Stompbox Exhibit here). Click on the image to see other featured pedals.

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