"Hot Fuzz" (This is part #1 in a new series called "Through The Eyes Of A Stoner). I got pulled over the other day. I knew it was going to happen. Part 2 Of Our New Series, Through The Eyes Of A Stoner. Posted by The I experienced one of those moments the other day. Thankfully it. Stoner movies have made a market of their own beginning in the s, Up in Smoke has transitioned from a weeded up memory to one of High Damn, we just said the best part of a movie was a Ben Affleck cameo. . adventure of drug- induced insanity is pure mind-bending eye candy for the stoner.
#1 Of Stoner, A Through The Eyes Part
Doesn't really matter the genre of sterotype, either Before he gets out of his car I pull off my Lennon sunnies. You must be a dope smoker if you wear Lennon sunnies. The cop cannot see me in Lennon sunnies. Check my eyes in the mirror. As he walks up I wonder if I should try and take a quick snap for my Instagram account. Probably unwise, stay calm. I reach for my I.
Or maybe not so much the look as it is the the vibe of the individual cannabisseur. There's just something different about an person who has been enlightened by the herb. Theres liberation in the way a person who smokes dresses.
Smokers, and not smokers who use the herb for more than just a good time at a party , who partake for spirituality, for growth, for relaxation, for creativity, these are the people that are free from the shackles of the impositions and standard norms of society.
The sight of such liberation is a unicorn spectacle that can be mistaken for nothing more than freedom. True freedom is so rare, yet so unmistakeable, when you see a person who just is.
They are not what you want or think or desire. I hand the officer my license. He glances down then looks back at me with this sort of half smirk, as if he's trying to figure out if I'm fucking with him. I realize I've just handed him my girlfriends license. Surely the gig is up. He's going to drug test me and I'm going to jail.
I was having such a good day too. I laugh it off and fumble around for my license. I don't have it. He informs me it doesn't matter anyway because my license is expired. It's funny how quickly shit goes downhill. You know that feeling you get when you're driving in a car and hit a sudden sharp bump and your stomach drops? I wondered if the cop could see my anxiety.
Instead I thank him profusely, making sure to throw lots of sirs in there, and drive away marveling that my hands were on the steering wheel and not in cuffs. I couldn't help going back to it in my head though. Not to mention it has a killer octave effect, which is great for leads. I find all of the sounds so useful, I can't really imagine life without it now. You only can modulate it with your guitar volume. It's very dynamic and very different from one amp to one other.
I use it all the time and only change my guitar volume. Best if you like all the Hendrix noise! The sound is not linear, sometimes it cuts and give you the sensation of an uncontrollable moment. Life is dangerous, fuzz is dangerous, increase your libido! Here's a little bit about the pedals I have used and I am currently using:. Usually I change my fuzz pedals up every year or so, just to keep things fresh. Sadly the Russian Big Muff has just recently gone into retirement as it's getting on in age and not far from leaving for Big Muff heaven.
Over the last few years I always ran Fuzz and Booster pedals together to my main amp when playing live. We like to jam out and switch between Fuzz pedals as Meike's drums are tuned very low, we just check out how different pedals sit with her drum tone.
We are really enjoying this lil' bugger mostly because of it's versatility - from slightly broken up to full on balls out mud. The gain and output knobs are usually set to around about 3 o'clock and the drive switch is on full. Also, I love the filter knob and peak switch on this pedal for getting some extra grottyness.
This is the pedal I run to my main amp and it seems to blend well with the other two amps I'm running. It really suits the kind of tunes we are writing at the moment, because we want to go for something between Overdrive and Fuzz with a tight bottom end that allows the Bass and Midrange amps to sludge out a bit more. But what ever works for you! Also while I'm at it I'd like to give a big shout out to the guys at Toaster Cables.
Since I switched to their cables I have a much stronger signal throughout my chain. But as I mentioned before its important for us to keep things exciting so I guess we'll change up the fuzz pedals again for the next album and tour.
The Fuzz addiction never ends! My bass tone, known to some from our releases is nothing fancy pedal-wise. I never had enough money to buy shit I wanted so it had to be something cheap but reliable. That was also my live setup. At some point I added a crazy cheap Nux Phaser Core pedal which sounded pretty rad with my big muff After recording our second album, I got to try some other fuzz pedals. As for the setup of the Bass Big Muff Pi There's no black magic to it.
Max the sustain knob and never pass noon with the tone knob it's about 9 o'clock for me. I also used the "Bass Boost" feature to increase the amount of the lower end. Firelord's guitar sound is mostly obtained with a '70s not sure if '75 or a '76 or some year around USA Big Muff. This is a very versatile effect, suitable for different genres from vintage rock sounds to extreme stoner or doomish noises.
It sounds warm, heavy and loud, and has a very peculiar tone, so you can preserve your sound despite of the stack you could have to use in every circumstance. However, as you can clearly hear in " A Good Day To Die ", the opener tune of our brand new EP " Hammer Of Chaos ", the sound obtained is a little more dynamic and compressed by using the Muff with a bit of noise suppressor straight to a Genz Benz head.
That's the personal sound I evolved through the years, it's a bit personal, loud and dynamic and very heavy and frightening on stage. The huge and fat sound led to my purchase. Nonetheless, it turned out to be too tricky to get the sound I wanted to achieve. That applies to the studio and for live-shows as well.
There are plenty of great pedals, but unfortunately, I had not the opportunity to test many of them. Currently the DS-1 is the pedal which harmonizes best with my style of playing. It is not crazy enough.
When iI first plugged in the Hyper Fuzz I started laughing cause it sounds so insane. It has all the grit I want but also the low end I want. The Hyper Fuzz has three modes. Mode 1 is more mid scooped, and mode 2 has a lot of mid. Both modes sounds great but have different characteristics. Right now, we are out touring and I suddenly got a feel for mode 2, so right now I go with that. I also noticed the Hyper Fuzz does not go well with cabs that are a bit bright.
The mix between the two is perfect. If I add a third guitar I tend to use something different. On " Vaenir " we used a lot of different pedals for lead stuff and chunky rhythm parts. The Mini Mudd by Tym Guitars is one. But the left and right panned guitars are always the Hyper Fuzz.
When we record I use the same settings on both pedals and amps as I do when we play live. I really love that pedal! The germanium setting gets that perfect early Grand Funk Railroad tone. It's really a jack of all trades for fuzz, in my opinion. That thing is sonic perfection.
When Tanguy from "More Fuzz" wrote me, I was already laughing about the message and the question he asked me Of course, I didn't want to disappoint him since he's one of our supporters from the first hour. But the fact is: I just use the guitar volume poti's for the overdrive, as well as my different pickup sounds But even though I have not the laboratory on my side, I really dig the sound of analog playing.
It's like having the sound in your fingers, and creating something that's really warm and full of dynamic's You don't have to search for a special combination between pedals and amp sound, because the amp and guitar will be a special sound, just in their combination And I can tell you: I tried a whole lot of different guitars in type, shape, pickups and price class and it's always a big difference when you just use the natural overdrive of a powerful amplifier I use a Blackstar Artisan amplifier , which was build in I guess.
I bought this one very cheap, because it wasn't known that well before in Europe. The drive builds itself with the loudness of the guitar. I mean, there's this modern " 4-way Voice switch ", that can make you regulate the amp from a, as they say, " classic Fender reverb, to a twin reverb, to a Marshall Plexi pre and finally post the 's ", which is just a kind of preamp distortion switch, if you ask me
“Crank The Fuzz !” Series – #1
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