AnalogMike (Mike Piera) and Marc Ahlfs are both well know in today’s large circle of fuzz builders but it wasn’t long ago when that circle was a lot smaller, and these two circuit hounds were the go-tos for vintage styled effects. Little has changed since then in that regard, but the needs and wants of players certainly have. Or have they? Do gear hounds still seek out simple two knob fuzz boxes, or do they prefer the options afforded by more up to date circuits? Vintage fuzz is being used by many modern players… Can both be valid in today’s market of strong opinions of what a fuzz “should” be?
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The MXR Phase 90 is a classic. From Funk to Punk, Country to Psychedelic, Floyd to Zeppelin, this pedal has earned it’s merit on quite a few classic recordings. But with a standard version already offered by Dunlop for a quite a bit less coin, does the CSP0026 earn it’s merit in the marketplace? Continue reading “MXR CSP026 ’74 Reissue Vs. Vintage MXR Phase 90 Comparison”
It was bound to happen…Mike Matthews doesn’t leave many stones unturned…he just gets around to turnin’ them over exactly when it will maximize profits for EH…and so Electro-Harmonix Officially Announces the Reissue of the Green Russian Big Muff.
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