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  • Whether you are searching for the psychedelic bass fuzz of the’ 60s or perhaps the grinding overdrive made popular in’ 90s metal, grunge, and manufacturing, a great fuzz pedal can be crucial to finding your perfect sound. A great deal of distortion and fuzz pedals which are aimed at guitarists will have a firm low end, achieved by making use of a low pass filter which removes a great deal of the lower frequencies. In case you are a bassist, this could leave your tone thin and top heavy. A fuzz pedal that is made with a bassist in mind will instead be designed to help keep the bass full…

  • Treble booster pedals are one of those obscure tools that not a great deal of guitarists tend to work with. To be able to completely take advantage of the potential of theirs, you have to learn what these pedals exactly do. As their name states, treble booster pedals boost treble frequencies in different degrees. This effect generally gives you a fatter tone that’s saturated. With that said, not every treble booster pedals is made equal. These days, we are going to teach you what we consider to be the four best treble booster pedals on the market. The primary criteria of ours for this list was the caliber of the…

  • Popularized by Jimi Hendrix along with other psychedelic guitarists from the late 1960s, the first Fuzz Face was among the most distinctive guitar effect pedals of its time – not least due to its housing. The iconic “flying saucer” shape of Fuzz Face pedals was said to be influenced by the foundation of a microphone stand up and stood out on the pedal racks of players that used them. While some of the Fuzz Face clones available these days have a far more familiar rectangular casing, the great news is they will be able to provide the fuzzy distortion the original Fuzz Face guitar pedals were so prized for. The…

  • Fuzz is perhaps the earliest form of signal distortion that was used by a lot of guitar players. It is certainly different when compared with overdrive and distortion, as well as will often produce very interesting results. Among the best advantages of using a fuzz over every other kind of signal distortion will be the cost of these effects pedals. Far more often than not you are able to get an excellent fuzz stompbox for a very small price. This’s additionally going to be our topic today. We’ve selected four of the very best cheap fuzz pedals that all meet the requirements we feel every good fuzz pedal should. Specifically,…

  • The Joyo brand has made their name offering inexpensive, high quality emulations of classic pedals – the master copies of which may sell for thousands of dollars. For the guitarist on a budget, Joyo effects can be a godsend, opening the world of yours to an entire host of new sound possibilities without spending all your rent money on equipment that is new. With the original price range of theirs of between thirty dolars and eighty dolars for an average pedal, Joyo units as well give you much more freedom to experiment with a wider range of effects which you might not have had ability to access before. And also…