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Blues Tone: Effects

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Fuzz isn't necessarily the most talked about effect when you think of blues tone. Take a listen, though, and you'll hear that it's out there. Fuzz is a great alternative to your standard overdrive pedal. The germanium or selenium circuitry puts barbs on the tone and creates more harmonics in each note giving the tone a bit of bite.

We'll show you the sweep of a large amount of fuzz down to the least possible while keeping the pedal volume at a controlled setting. On this pedal, the smaller switch goes between the selenium (SE) and germanium (GR) sounds. The difference is slight, but worth noting.

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Instructor Andy Gurley
Blues Tone: Effects